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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 Friday 13 December 2013

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    Iconic Singer Songwriter Suzanne Vega

    John recently caught up with Suzanne Vega on the phone from New York, ahead of her concert in Dublin in February next year. Suzanne tells John the stories behind her biggest hits & some you will certainly recognise.

    Suzanne Vega live in concert in Ireland headlining The Olympia on Thursday 20th February next year.

    Tickets available from all usual outlets.

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    What's Your Problem - Brand New Conundrum

    Already in 2013 we have dealt with dilemmas such as the man with a cat too many & the father worried about his son getting hurt in the boxing ring & of course over-familiar neighbours!  This morning John Bela Reilly took to the streets again & brings us another predicament for our listeners to resolve.

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    Finale of O2 Priority Comp - Andre Rieu

    All this week we were given out daily prizes as we teamed up with O2 Priority Music. Our winners Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday will do battle again today to win the grand prize of a meet & greet of Andre Rieu & concert tickets for Dec 17th in the O2 plus overnight stay in the Gibson Hotel.

    Angie Nolan, Gemma Keating, Carmel Madden & Miriam Byrne join John on the line this morning.

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    Ballet Classes at Firkin Crane, Shandon, Cork

    Earlier in the week John spoke to Aoife O'Brien, a budding ballerina, who was taught by renowned Joan Denise Moriarty at Cork City Ballet. The current artistic director of Cork City Ballet, Alan Foley offered one of our listeners a place free of charge on a ballet course in Cork. On the line to John is Édain NíDhomhnaill.

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    Christmas arriving earlier every year!

    What do you do when YOU absolutely love Christmas but your flatmate is a bit of a scrooge & hates it arriving earlier every year? Well we can find out what kind of prank Gearoid Markey from Saggart did to his flatmate, Scott Dowd!

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