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    “John Murray Show / Saturday Night Show Emerging Music Competition". 

    TERMS AND CONDITIONS

    1. Talent must be emerging rather than established. Open to those who have not received considerable air-play and/or exposure. Entrants must also normally be resident in the 32 counties.

    2. It is open to all musical genres like punk, pop, rock ‘n’ roll, folk, country, electronic, compositional etc.

    3. A backline and sound engineer will be provided by the Saturday Night Show on the night of the winning performance, May 30, but the winning act will provide their own instruments and drum kit. The winning act will look after their own expenses on the night of the Saturday Night Show performance.

      
    4. The act must be available to perform on the John Murray Show on Friday, May 29th and on the Saturday Night Show on Saturday, May 30th. 

    TECHNICAL CONSIDERATIONS

    5. How do I enter? 
    All entries are by email only and should be sent to johnmurrayshowmusic@gmail.com  

    6. What should my entry include?
    Your email should include a short description (maximum 100 words) of the musician or band, a contact mobile phone number and ONE audio file attachment. The audio filename should contain the band/musician name and composition title. The entry should also include a photo of act of approximately 1Mb. 

    Only original work will be considered – no covers or samples. Due to a high volume of entries we cannot give individual feedback on music received.

    7. Which type audio files should I send? 
    Audio files must be sent in high-quality audio, preferably stereo and of as high a production standard as possible as this track is what will be played on the John Murray Show on RTE Radio One. MP3 (192kbps or higher) files only will be accepted. No other file types should be entered as they will not be accepted. Tracks should be no longer than 3’30” in duration.

    8. Can I enter more than once? 
    No. One entry is sufficient.

    9. Deadline for submission? 
    Get your music in ASAP.  Deadline for submissions is 12 noon, Friday, May 8th.   

    The John Murray Show Thursday 6 March 2014

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    A lively mix of entertainment, human interest and lifestyle, presented by John Murray.

    Heartbeat of Home Competition - Thursday

    To qualify today, we want a laugh – tell us a joke, give us your stand-up routine, but with an American punch line!  It doesn’t have to be an original joke, you just have to tell it well.....

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    Invitation to Buckingham Palace

    On the line this morning is Pat O'Connell from Cork, to tell us about the surprise invitation to attend a reception in March at Buckingham Palace. It is almost three years since the Queen & Prince Philip met Pat at his fish market stall in Cork.

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    Debut author Liz Nugent

    Dublin author Liz Nugent has been creating something of a stir with her début novel & that may be because her main character is chilling, devious and violent.

    The book is titled 'Unravelling Oliver' & Liz joins John in studio this morning.

       

     

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    Mature Model - Kate King-Roberts

    Yesterday we spoke to writer Angela Neustatter, author of 'The Year I Turn...A Quirky Guide to Aging', who reminded us that age should not define us. On the line to John is Kate King-Roberts, who will be 60 next year & is about to embark on a new career.

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    Heartbeat of Home Comp - contestants

    On the line this morning, John is joined by todays contestants to win a trip to Chicago for St Patricks Day.

    First up is Padraig Hughes followed by Maureen Smith, Seosamh O'Maolalai, Marian Nolan, Alan Howard & Derek Nelson. 

    Lis Nugent returns to studio to judge our entries for todays competition - the best joke teller!

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