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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 Friday 4 April 2014

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    IFTA co-presenter Laura Whitmore

    The prestigious annual IFTA awards takes place tomorrow night & the country's most talented film & tv stars will be preparing for this night of glitz & glamour. Preseding over ceremonies will be the actor Simon Delaney & Laura WhitmoreLaura joins John on the line from the UK this morning.

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    Music & chat with The Eskies

    On their posters they describe themselves as 'Amazing Bearded Men', 'Sea-soaked Gypsy Folk' & 'Furious Folking Folkers', they are called The Eskies & they join John in studio this morning for a chat & performance.

    They will be performing tonight @ The Button Factory, Temple Bar - doors open @ 7.30pm.

    For further information go to www.theeskies.com

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    Presidential visit - Coventry

    President Michael D Higgins & his wife Sabina are heading off to Britain for a four day state visit with Queen Elizabeth at Windsor Castle. London will not be their only destination as we learn now from Kay Forrest, (originally from Cork) the current Chairperson of Coventry-Cork Association.

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    Sports Commentaries - Conor McNamara

    There has been plenty of talk this week about sports commentary & sports commentators with the focus on the Sky/GAA deal. This morning we will be playing some of the best & most memorable pieces of sports commentary & we also are joined from a BBC studio, Irish sports commentator Conor McNamara from Radio 5 Live.

    Also we ask our listenter to select their favourite commentary highlights, which we will  play in this morning's programme.

     

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    Music Played on the Show

    • Title: Fever
      Composer: The Eskies
      Performer(s): The Eskies
      Performer(s): The Eskies
      Duration: 3:20

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