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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 19 March 2014

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    Katherine Lynch

    Katherine Lynch is back on our TV screens next Monday night with a new show called The Centre, and not only is she making television programmes but Katherine is also releasing a single for Mother's Day.

    The great Katherine Lynch, singer and comedian pictured above.

    ‘The Centre’ starts on RTÉ Two TV next Monday March 24th at 10.00pm, Katherine's new album is called "Setting Dust".

     

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    Aoife Ní Mhaoileoin - 2,400 Mile Rowing Expedition

    Aoife Ní Mhaoileoin, 26 year old doctor from Castleknock living in London spoke to John this morning about her great expeditition, an event they call the 'Biggest, baddest human endurance challenge on the planet'.

    Aoife Ní Mhaoileoin pictured above.

     

    All American Quiz Winner's Trip

    Paul Kelly won our All American Quiz a few weeks ago and so he and his daughter Claire got to spend St Patrick’s Weekend in Chicago, courtesy of Universal Music. Paul is a taxi driver and he spoke to John on the phone today about how the trip went.

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    Irish in Chicago

    Our own John B Reilly went out to Chicago for the American opening of the new dance musical from the creators of Riverdance. When John was in Chicago, he meet a number of Irish people who have made Chicago their home.

    Professional boxer Henry Coyle from Geesala, County Mayo also spoke to John Reilly in Chicago. Henry won the WBF light Middleweight title in Castlebar in 2011.

    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

    • 09:36
      Title: Glenroe Theme
      Performer(s): Rte Concert Orchestra
      Performer(s): Rte Concert Orchestra
      Duration: 2:27
    • 09:37
      Title: The Third Man Harry Lime Theme
      Duration: 2:26

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