The John Murray Show

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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 Monday 14 April 2014

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    A lively mix of entertainment, human interest and lifestyle, presented by Kathryn Thomas

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    Canopi Sleeves

    In the Irish Independent this morning there is a story about the Tipperry born entrepreneur has gone from losing two shops during the recession to wholesaling her designs to 17 countries. Sandra Walsh from Mount Merrion joins Kathryn on the line this morning

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    Walking Barefoot for Holy Week

    Kathryn's next guest is Linda Chambers who is raising money for shoes for primary school children in Swaziland, who walk barefoot over rough terrain in all seasons, by walking barefoot for Holy Week.

    Linda works for the United Society in Ireland, an Anglican church based charity that works in partnership with communities around the world & hopes to raise funds when people see what she is doing. 

    For further information & donations go to http://lindaatuspg.blogspot.ie/

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    Dublin Footballer Ger Brennan

    Dublin GAA footballer, Ger Brennan joins Kathryn in studio this morning & Ger is still on a high after his club St. Vincent's won the All-Ireland Club championship not so long ago & yesterday's victory over Cork!

    He joins Kathryn to talk about his groundbreaking speech yesterday when he took the mic & dispensed with the usual three cheers & thanks for everyone, but there was one thanks that stood out.

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    Music Played on the Show

    • Title: Summer Guest
      Composer: Aisgeir
      Performer(s): Aisgeir
      Performer(s): Aisgeir
      Duration: 3:30
    • Title: On That Day
      Composer: Aisgeir
      Performer(s): Aisgeir
      Performer(s): Aisgeir
      Duration: 3:20

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