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Jim Beam Welcome Sessions: BCUC & Shortstraw At Sowaar Bar (PTA) | Saturday, 11 June 2022

11 June @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm


South Africa’s top alternative music artists and bands have been selected to be part of the Jim Beam Welcome Sessions, a roadshow that will bring fans their favourite artists at their beloved music hang outs. This coming weekend Welcome Session take place at Sowaar Bar in Faerie Glen Pretoria, Performing live will be BCUC & Shortstraw – 2 performances – 1 night only!

BCUC is a 7-piece band from Soweto who make music by the people, for the people. They’ve played Glastonbury Festival and wowed crowds across the world for years with their unique fusion of indigenous South African sound, hip-hop and rock ‘n’ roll proclivities.

Shortstraw is an assembly of everyone’s favourite indie-rock delinquents, who have kept the dancefloors heaving for over a decade now with their rollicking, tongue-in-cheek bangers, riveting ballads, and cheeky satirical commentary alike.

Line up:

Doors open: 7pm

Shortstraw: 8pm

BCUC: 9pm

Address: Shop 1 Atterbury Boulevard, Atterbury Rd, Faerie Glen, Pretoria, 0043

For more information on Jim Beam and our Local South African Welcome Sessions line-ups, visit , Jim Beam’s South African YouTube channel,, @JimBeamSA 




Tickets are available for purchase on Quicket.


11 June
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm


Sowaar Bar
Shop 1 Atterbury Boulevard, Atterbury Rd, Faerie Glen, Pretoria, 0043
Pretoria, Gauteng, 0043 Pretoria, Gauteng
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