Shortstraw head to Cape Town for 1st tour in 2 years.


Tickets are now on sale for Shortstraw’s concerts in Cape Town, April 2022. Widely regarded as one of Joburg’s favourite indie rock acts, the tour will see Shortstraw play Cape Town for the first time in two years.

The concerts form part of their Fine thanks, and you? tour and are produced by Sun Daze – a team focussed on curating indie & alternative music shows in South Africa.

Fans can see Shortstraw play The District in Cape Town CBD 1 April, and Beau Constantia Amphitheatre, Constantia, 2 April.

Shortstraw’s hits include Couch Potato, Find A Way (with The Kiffness) and Bikini Weather. Their new song, now available on all streaming platforms, is Okinawa.

The Fine thanks and you? tour to Cape Town features a dazzling array of support acts including:

  • Crosscurrent
  • Mikhaela Faye
  • Year of Dogs
  • Kloudink
  • Sunshine Avenue
  • Housewife
  • Paradise Citizens
  • Dirty Disco Records

Tickets are now available at

More about Shortstraw:                              

Shortstraw won Best Indie at the 2013 MK Awards for the music video to One Long Day, and won Best Album for Good Morning Sunshine in 2014. They were nominated for Best Alternative at the 2014 MTV Africa Music Awards. In 2015 their album Youthless debuted at #1 on the SA Itunes Chart. They have performed with international stars including The Kooks and Bombay Bicycle Club.

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