A WELL-KNOWN musician is attempting to break a world record for most gigs in 12 hours, which will include a performance at the Royal Oak in Chipping Sodbury High Street.

Tom Grennan, will attempt the record by completing 10 gigs in small towns as part of the publicity tour of his new album, Lighting Matches.

The 23-year-old's new album is at number 5 in the album charts with some of his singles currently being played on Radio 1 and Radio 2's playlists.

Tom will embark on the record attempt at 6:45am, and will perform at 10 different locations in front of different fans for 15 minutes at a time.

The conditions for the attempt are as follows:

1. Each gig must have at least 10 audience members.

2. Each gig must be played in towns of populations between 5,000 and 15,000 people.

3. Each gig tickets must be free for the public.

Tom's album was released on 6th July, and this record attempt will include all of his new songs. Including new hits 'Barbed wire' and 'Found What I've Been Looking For'.

The gig at the Royal Oak will be Tom's ninth of his journey from Breightment, Bolton to Marlborough, Wiltshire.

You can get free tickets to the gig from tomgrennanmusic.com/worldrecord. 

The gig at the Royal Oak in Chipping Sodbury will be at 5:00pm.