Yard Act announces its biggest show yet


Yard Act announced their biggest show yet and shared new video for their track “100% Endurance” – you can watch the clip below.

The song is taken from the four Leeds musicians’ debut album, ‘The Overload’, which arrived in January.

The music video for “100% Endurance” was filmed in Blackpool and directed by longtime Yard Act collaborator James Slater, with the music video featuring actor David Thewlis. “I told my agent that I would only do Yard Act videos from now on, but next time on a tropical island or on a big yacht,” said the Fargo and Harry Potter the actor said in a statement.

Speaking of the ‘100% Endurance’ video, Yard Act leader James Smith added: “It was great shooting this video. I had almost nothing to do and I didn’t have fake hair stuck to my head for once. I still can’t believe David is involved. I was such a fan of his work ever since Naked until Fargoand when I told James Slater he was interested in working with us, he was so buzzy.

“A brilliant actor, and an absolute joy to watch work. Likewise, he’s a completely decent, down-to-earth person who’s funny as shit, and that’s going in a good way, I think.

Yard Act have also announced their biggest show yet at London’s O2 Kentish Town Forum, which is set to take place on December 1.

Tickets for this London show go on general sale at 10am on Friday, May 20, and you can buy them here.

You can see Yard Act’s upcoming UK tour dates below.

18 – Rescue Rooms, Nottingham (SOLD OUT)
19 – Zanzibar, Liverpool (SOLD OUT)
20 – Irish Centre, Leeds (SOLD OUT)
21 – Band on the Wall, Manchester (SOLD OUT)
22 – The Foundry, Sheffield (SOLD OUT)
23 – Friars Court, Warrington (SOLD OUT)
24 – Electric Church Club, Blackburn (SOLD OUT)
25 – The Establishment, Wakefield (SOLD OUT)
26 – O2 Academy, Leicester
27 – Center for the Arts, Norwich (SOLD OUT)
28 – Wide Awake Festival, London

24-25 – Glastonbury Festival

15 – Doune Rabbit Hole Festival, Stirlingshire
21 – Secret Garden Party, Abbots Ripton
22 – Truck Festival, Oxford
22 – Standon Calling Festival, Hertfordshire
23 – Bluedot Festival, Cheshire
24 – Tramlines, Sheffield
27 – The Cluny, Newcastle
28 – The Cellars, Edinburgh
29 – Deer shed, Thirsk
30 – Ynot Festival, Derbyshire

4 – End of the Road Festival, Dorset
16 – The Bullingdon, Oxford (SOLD OUT)
17 – Esquires, Bedford (SOLD OUT)
18 – O2 Institute, Birmingham (SOLD OUT)
21 – Sugar mill, Stoke
22 – The Crescent, York (SOLD OUT)
23 – Polar bear, shell (SOLD OUT)

22 – St. Luke’s, Glasgow
23 – NUSU, Newcastle
24 – O2 Academy, Leeds
25 – O2 Ritz, Manchester
26 – Marble factory, Bristol
27 – Tramshed, Cardiff
29-1865, Southampton
30 – Chalk, Brighton

1 – Forum O2 Kentish Town, London


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