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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 16 June 2014

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    First Date Etiquette with Tina Koumarianos

    The idea of going on a first date may fill us with delight or trepediation, whether its a first date ever or whether someone is on the rebound from a broken relationship. With some helpful advice, Tina Koumarianos joins John in studio this morning.

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    Gus Nichols - in business as Undertakers for 200 years

    John's next guest in studio is Gus Nichols, Managing Director of J & C Nichols, who is here to mark the occasion of being 200 years in business & a beautifully designed book called 'Past Nichols, The Undertakers,' has been published. While the business has endured, Gus tells us the nature of funerals has changed significantly over the years.

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    The John Murray Show World Cup Supporters Club

    Joining John on the line we have another supporter for our world cup supporters club, this time supporting the Iranian team, Rouzbeh Razavi originally from Tehran & has been working in Ireland for the past six years.

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    Heathers live in studio

    Joining John in studio for performances & chat are twins Ellie & Louise Macnamara, also known as Heathers.

    International breakout sensation,  twin sisters Ellie & Louise  are enjoying a big year in 2014 with their second album Kingdom having been released in the US, Canada and around Europe to great reactions. This year also saw Heathers tour for the first time in Asia, and they return to the US again in September for more concert dates. 

    Heathers also play the following Irish dates this summer:

    Thursday JUNE 19 - Leopardstown Racecourse, DUBLIN

    Friday JULY 4 – Droichead Arts Centre DROGHEDA

    Saturday JULY 5 – Spirit Store, DUNDALK

    Friday JULY 11 – Shortts WATERFORD

    Saturday JULY 12 – INEC, KILLARNEY

    Friday AUGUST 1 – Le Cheile Festival, MEATH

    Saturday AUGUST 9 – Mermaid Arts Centre, BRAY

    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: Lions, Tigers, Bears
      Composer: Not Available
      Performer(s): Heathers
      Performer(s): Heathers
      Album: Kingdom, Warner
      Duration: 4:18
    • Title: Summertime Sadness
      Composer: N/A
      Performer(s): Heathers
      Performer(s): Heathers
      Duration: 3:00

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