Join us for a very special gig with Frank Turner, in association with 101 Records and Music Venue Trust

As he approaches two huge landmarks - his 3000th show and the release of his upcoming tenth album ‘Undefeated’ on May 3rd - Frank Turner today announces details of a unique challenge. On May 4th, he will embark upon the first ever Music Venue Trust world record attempt to play the most gigs in 24 hours by playing fifteen shows across the country. 

The rules are simple. In a timeframe of 24 hours, Frank has to play 15 solo shows, with each set running for a minimum of 20 minutes. But there’s a serious point too. The challenge will support grassroots venues and independent record stores across the country. 

It will be the Westy's turn to host Frank on May 5 at 07.30am


Frank says, “With nearly 3000 shows under my belt, I’ve never been one to do things by halves or shirk a challenge - I once played all 50 American states in 50 days, for goodness sake. For the release of my tenth studio album, ‘Undefeated’, I will be making an attempt at a world record: the most number of shows in different cities in 24 hours. 

It’s not just self-promotion either. We’re working with 13 independent record shops and 15 Music Venue Trust independent grassroots music venues for the shows, highlighting two bits of the infrastructure of the underground that I care about most. It’s going to be tough, but hopefully fun too. Come down for a show!” 

Music Venue Trust CEO Mark Davyd adds, “We are delighted to support Frank Turner's attempt to set the official Music Venue Trust world record for the most gigs played in 24 hours. With the help of FREENOW black cabs, Frank will be crisscrossing the nation hitting some of the country's finest grassroots music venues for an action-packed day which promises to set the global standard for dedication to live music."


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