Ex-Olympian

Free Lunchtime Jazz at University Square

University Square, Carlton

Start the weekend early with free live music each Friday of the Festival. Escape the office, grab some lunch, and take it easy on the grass while you enjoy some of the best funk and groove Melbourne has to offer.

Ex-Olympian is the new musical vessel for Liam McGorry, the prolific songwriter and musician for bands such as Eagle and the Worm, Saskwatch and Dorsal Fins. Named after the neon sign that adorns ‘Borsari’s Corner’ in Melbourne’s Lygon St, Ex-Olympian creates dream-funk music with soaring melodies and lush arrangements, channelling heroes Arthur Verocai, Badbadnotgood and The Avalanches through their own distinct songwriting sound.

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