Irish band on mission to break Guinness World Record
People who live at the pioneer home in Anchorage were treated to a concert on Monday that could be part of a new Guinness World Record.
The Black Donnelly's are on a mission to break a world record: The fastest time to play a small venue concert in each of the 50 states.
The band started their journey on Friday with the goal of playing 60 concerts in just 40 days. But it's not just about breaking a record.
The two band members are originally from Ireland, but live and perform in Las Vegas now and say one of the goals of their tour is to raise awareness about how immigrants from all over the world contribute to American culture.
"The diversities, you've got every single bit and piece of different countries and made me into one and we think that's one of the reasons America is so great today," said Black Donnelly's band member, Dave Rooney.
Black Donnelly's put on an impromptu concert on their flight to Anchorage Monday morning.
Unfortunately, that one won't count toward the potential record.
The band's next gig is in Honolulu, Hawaii.
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