The Scoop: The final South African band has been announced for Freedom Festival.
The Spin: Chart-topping indie rock dream-team Shortstraw claim the tenth, and final, spot for local bands performing at Freedom Festival. With the day of the event drawing tentatively closer, Shortstraw join a stellar line-up of South African bands to support Skillet, The Red Jumpsuit Appartatus, The Airborne Toxic Event, and one other international band.
With the electronic stage acts still to be announced, and the rumours flying about regarding the final international act – tensions are mounting as South Africa gears up to celebrate 21 years of freedom in the most exciting way possibly.
To further titillate your sense, here is Shortstraw’s music video for their chart topping single “Heaps Keen”.
The Question: Are you excited for the festival? Let us know in the comments below.