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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 Wednesday 28 May 2014

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    Mairtin O'Muilleor - Belfast Lord Mayor

    When first elected he was barred from the Lord Mayor's Office yet he is the first Lord Mayor of Belfast to dye his hair pink, create the role of poet laureate, have eight chaplains & to have been attacked while carrying out Council business. Mairtin O'Muilleor joins John this moring as his groundbreaking year in office finishes this week.

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    Tourism Ireland - Niall Gibbons

    Niall Gibbons, Chief Exec of Tourism Ireland joins John on the line this morning from New York, where the visit of Kanye West & Kim Kardashian here in Ireland has been picked up in the press there.

    Niall talks to John about impact of their visit here & the reaction worldwide.

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    Silverwood Music - Éibhin Eviston

    Frustration with record labels has led a group of musicians to form a kind of collective or co-operative to showcase what they do. They're calling it Silverwood Music & one of the musicians involved is Éibhin Eviston from Dublin joins John in studio this morning.

    Eibhin's single is titled 'I'm Back'

    For more information on Silverwood Music go to www.wilverwoodmusiclabel.com

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    Darby - the skateboarding dog

    There's a beautiful picture by photographer Andrew Downes in the Examiner this morning of a Jack Russell & Springer Spaniel cross leisurely skateboarding down the prom in Galway. That dog's name is Darby & his trainer Noel Doherty joins John on the line.

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    Music Played on the Show

    • 09:49
      Title: I’M Back
      Performer(s): Eviston
      Performer(s): Eviston
      Album: I'm Back - EP
      Duration: 3:34

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