Al will be singing the National Anthem to open all three days of the Ribfest at 4:00 on Friday, 12:00 on Saturday and 12:00 on Sunday.
This year he will again attempt a NEW World Record called “High Altitude National Anthem” and will be singing from the RE/MAX Hot Air Balloon tethered at 60-80 feet in the air. The time will depend on set up at weather but is slotted sometime between 6:15-7:00 on Friday June 17th.
If weather is a factor, the event will happen on Saturday June 18th at the same time. Last year the wind postponed that attempt on both days!
- (2012) “The Word Record for the Most National Anthems in 1 year with 217 performances!”
- (2014) “The World Record for the Most National Anthem in ONE DAY with 10 Performances!”
- (2014) “The World Record for the Most National Anthems in 3 days with 21 Performances!”
- (2015) “The World Record for the Most National Anthem in 1 year with 325 Performances!”
I am on track again this year to break my own World Record with well over 325 performances.
“Shootout For Soldiers” have asked me to do another unique Challenge on June 3rd-4th at UMass Lowell, To sing 25 performances of the National Anthem in 24 hours!
My goal is to sing over perform 365 performances to set the final record!
- I have sung at Fenway Park 2 times (A 3rd time coming up this year)
- Gillette Stadium 3 times for the Revolution (A 4th time coming up with the Boston Cannons)
- New Hampshire Speedway 2 times (A 3rd time coming this year)
- Pawtucket Red Sox (15 times)
- Manchester Monarchs ( 6 times)
- Manchester Fisher Cats ( 7 times)
- Nashua Silver Knights (30 times)
- Boston Militia (Women’s Tackle Football) 2 times
- Boston Whitecaps Professional Frisbee League (3 times)
- Home for Troops! (8 times)
- Veterans Count (6 times)
- Nashua Rotary Rock’n Ribfests (12 times with 4 more this year)
- Raytheon 911 and Veteran’s day Ceremonies (9 times)
- Nashua and Manchester PAL games!
- SNHU, Rivier University and Daniel Webster and Saint Anselm games (100’s of games in every sport over the last 5 years)
- Just about every college and University between UMaine and UConn, Many High School games for Nashua High in every sport they play including many tournaments.