**SOLD OUT** YARD ACT + Nuha Ruby Ra | The Zanzibar - Liverpool

  • Zanzibar Club Liverpool
  • Thursday 19th May 2022
  • 6:30pm - 9:30pm

Event Details

Yard Act...one of the most exciting new bands around head to The Zanzibar i support of their debut album, "The Overload", which is out 7 January on Island Records.

Special guest support from Nuha Ruby Ra

Pre-oder the debut album via the bands website by 5pm on 13 September to get exclusive access to the pre-sale ahead of the general sale on 16 September.

Pre-sale access: https://yardact.lnk.to/StorePR

General sale via Skiddle from 10 on 16 Sept: www.bit.ly/yardact-liverpool

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Yard Act formed in Leeds in September 2019 when Ryan Needham found himself temporarily living in James Smith's spare bedroom. Settling into a system of programming, looping and layering, the alchemy between the two created a base from which to build their complex and ever expanding narrative world. Ryan is a vibe guy, whereas I overthink everything, laughs Smith. Its been the greatest creative partnership I've ever had. When you find a groove that works, it just kind of looks after itself.

With just three hometown shows under their belt, world events intervened. But rather than letting the pandemic derail them Yard Act set up their own imprint, Zen F.C. and across the course of 2020
and into early 2021 released four increasingly coruscating, hilariously dark singles.

Now expanded to a four-piece, joined by Sam Shjipstone (guitar) and Jay Russell (drums), theyve announced their debut album The Overload, set for release on 7th January 2022. Their inherent wit has been sharpened down into something that speaks to the times we live in, creating a statement of intent that survives on nuance, that manages to poke fun at society without punching down from a place of left-wing superiority or right-wing anger. The Overload is a political record, but in the same way that all great observations of human nature are a messy, complex, knowingly hypocritical snapshot of our current state of play.


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Zanzibar Club Liverpool

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  • L1 4AZ
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