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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 Tuesday 15 July 2014

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    Garth Brooks Concert cancellations

    On the line to John this morning is one very disappointed Garth Brooks fan, Barry Kelly who had won tickets to see Garth Brooks in concert at Croke Park.  Barry, who is a crane driver & a bit of a singer himself,  tells John of his disappointment with recent events.

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    Men's Hair Dyeing - Barry Whitelaw

    Style gurus that we are, we on the John Murray Show are convinced we've noticed a major fashion trend, men are dyeing their hair more, whether it's older gents disguising the grey or younger guys playing around with colour & John B Reilly has been out and about to see if we're right.

    John is also joined in studio by Barry Whitelaw, of Grafton Barber in Blackrock, Co. Dublin.

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    Novelist Anna McPartlin

    Dubliner Anna McPartlin is a novelist and scriptwriter, Anna's debut novel Pack Up The Moon was published in January 2006, it went on to be a best seller both here & abroad.

    The Last Days of Rabbit Hayes is her sixth novel & Anna joins John in stuio this morning.

     

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    Music - Featuring X

    In studio with John this morning are a female five-piece from Drogheda in Co Louth who earlier this summer all did their Leaving Certs. Their band is called Featuring X & their new single is called Wild Love.

    Band members are Niamh Sharkey, Dara Farrelly, Jenny McKeown, Eleanor Rogers and Sarah McLaughlin.

    Future gigs are Galway Fringe Festival- July 23rd / The Le Cheile Music and Arts Festival in Oldcastle, Co Meath- August 2nd / the Ballinamore Fringe Festival in Co Leitrim - August 23rd.

    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: Wild Love
      Composer: Dara Farrelly
      Performer(s): Featuring X
      Performer(s): Featuring X
      Duration: 1:00
    • Title: Wild Love
      Composer: Dara Farrelly
      Performer(s): Featuring X
      Performer(s): Featuring X
      Duration: 1:00

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