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    Live music returns for finals

    Sep 06, 2013

    Laura Clarke performs in the MCC Members ReserveMusical duo Laura K Clarke and Tim Rice will return to perform in the Frank Grey Smith Bar before and after each of this weekend's AFL finals matches for the enjoyment of members and guests.

    Laura will also play before and after each AFL final in the following weeks this September, adding to the atmosphere in the Members Reserve.

    If you're at the footy, feel free to pop in and enjoy!