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    The John Murray Show Friday 2 May 2014

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

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    Irish comedian Tommy Tiernan

    Tommy Tiernan is continuing his 'World Tour Of....' Ireland gigs & he is taking a little rest en route as he joins John in studio this morning.  He was in Cavan last night & will start the Kerry tour at the Gleneagles Ballroom in Killarney tomorrow.

    For information on Tommy's tour gigs go to www.tommytiernan.com

    (Irish comedian Tommy Tiernan has repeatedly broken all Irish box office records by selling out in venues across the country including current record of 150 dates in Dublin's one thousand seat theatre, Vicar Street and a hugely succesful performance in front of 4,500 people in The Marquee in Cork)

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    Music & chat with Kate Rusby

    She has been described as the Queen of Folk & for the last 20 years she's been beguiling audiences with her beautiful voice. Kate Rusby is in our studio in Belfast live this morning to play for us ahead of her concert at the National Concert Hall tomorrow evening.


    National Concert Hall - Saturday 3rd May - 7:30PM  www.nch.ie 

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    Author, broadcaster Richard Fitzpatrick

    'Congratulations' written by Phil Coulter & performed by Cliff Richard was on course to win the Eurovision in 1968, but it didn't.

    Joining John on the line from Barcelona we have Richard Fitzpatrick who has made a documentary on why Sir Cliff didn't win on that fateful night in 1968. His radio documentary 'The Year General Franco Stole the Eurovision' will be broadcast tomorrow evening 6pm on on RTÉ Radio 1 & is also available at www.rte.ie/doconone

    “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.

    If you require a CD copy of this programme please e-mail tapes@rte.ie or click here for RTÉ Archives sales form. Transfer fees and terms and conditions apply.

    Music Played on the Show

    • Title: The Good Man
      Composer: Kate Rusby
      Performer(s): Kate Rusby
      Performer(s): Kate Rusby
      Duration: 4:00
    • Title: The Lark
      Composer: N/A
      Performer(s): Kate Rusby
      Performer(s): Kate Rusby
      Album: The Girl Who Couldn't Fly
      Duration: 6:22

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