Saturday 16th February 2019
(FULL BAND SHOW)
+ support TBA
The Rifle Club, Portsmouth, PO4 0AW
Doors open at 7.30pm
Tickets - £10.00
Please note this is an 18+ event
Tom Bertram is a singer-songwriter from Portsmouth, UK. After suffering a heart attack, Tom had a pacemaker inserted at age 17. Tom has stated he suffered severe anxiety attacks after the attack and turned to music to help him cope with the anxiety. He then started to write his own music. His latest album ‘Dig To Locate’ was released on July 2nd 2015. The album is Tom’s first full LP, consisting of 10 tracks all co-written and produced with Tim Bradshaw (John Mayer / David Gray).
Three tracks from the album ‘Not Leaving Here’, ‘World At My Feet’ and ‘Burning Bridges’ have all had radio play on various stations including the BBC and Tom has been interviewed and has played live on both BBC and independent radio around the country
‘Burning Bridges’ was featured on The Mark Forrest Show as a BBC Introducing track, which was aired on 39 BBC Station across the UK, with an estimated 43.8 million listeners.
The following day ‘Burning Bridges’ was one of the Top Songs on the UK iTunes and ‘Dig To Locate’ was No.1 in the Reverb Nation UK Charts. Tom's single from the album 'World At My Feet' went straight to No 1 in the Unsigned Top Charts and spent over two months there. Tom's fan base is growing daily, with the current numbers hitting over 200,000, 147,000 of them being on Twitter.
In October 2017, Tom released his single 'Mr Lucky' which went to No.49 in the iTunes Pop Charts, making him the only unsigned artist in the top 200 at that point.
Following the chart success of Mr Lucky, Tom had a successful full band tour of the UK. On May 29th 2018 Tom released his inspiring single 'The Secret' to celebrate his birthday, which also charted at number 81. Tom is now working on new material which he plans to release before the show.