Aussie Band Rocks The U.N. For The Disabled Australian indie rock band Rudely Interrupted recently played at the United Nations as part of the International Day of Persons with Disabilities. Rudely Interrupted, comprised of musicians with disabilities, is believed to be the first rock band to play the U.N.
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Aussie Band Rocks The U.N. For The Disabled

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Aussie Band Rocks The U.N. For The Disabled

Aussie Band Rocks The U.N. For The Disabled

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Australian band Rudely Interrupted.

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Rudely Interrupted is an Australian indie rock band that has just embarked on its first international tour.

Nothing remarkable about that. What sets the band apart is that all but one of the musicians has a serious disability, ranging from Asperger syndrome to Down syndrome to autism to blindness. The band played at the United Nations as part of the International Day of Persons with Disabilities. Rudely Interrupted is believed to be the first rock band to play the U.N.

Click the audio link above to hear an interview with the band.