The Mad Dalton
Belfast, County Antrim
A "beautiful debut" - Hot Press (June 2018)
“Woozy Americana – I like it a lot!” - Ralph McLean BBC Local Voices (June 2018)
“A lovely slice of gently psychedelic Americana” - BBC Across The Line (November 2017)
Belfast-based Scots Canadian musician, songwriter & chanteur Peter GW Sumadh released his first record "The Little Belfry EP" in November 2015.
Since then he's played gigs in/around the UK & Ireland as well as France & Canada & released video single "The Devil Came To Derry" in October 2016.
2017 saw him compete work on his first full-length record in Millbank Studios & release video single "Oh Marseille" which the BBC selected as 'Track Of the Day' calling it:
“..uplifting and lion-hearted in equal measure, standing on it's own as a unique composition".
He's continued gigging in 2017, releasing "Brexistentialist" single 'Golden Cage; in Nov 2017 with solo & full band performances at Belfast's American Bar, Sunflower Bar, Sunflowerfest & The Belfast Empire.
A collaboration with other Northern-based musicians as part of a Sparklehorse tribute he co-ordinated in w/ the makers of "The Sad And Beautiful World Of Sparklehorse" saw a successful shows sold out at Belfast's MAC Art's centre as well as at Whelan's in Dublin & at Newcastle Co.Down's St Mary's Hall.
2018 has seen the appearance of single 'Seafaring Man' played by Ralph McLean on his BBC show pre-ceding the much anticipated release of his debut LP 'Open Season' as premiered by Hot Press.
The album was launched at Belfast's Black Box w/ accompaniment from an 8 piece assemblage of his 'Dalton Gang' which included accordion, electric guitars, mandolin, saxophone & upright bass.
He is equally at home onstage performing solo on acoustic guitar as well as with his full band concept making for a dynamic & exhilarating live show which blurs the lines between genres & bring the songs from 'The Mad Dalton' repertoire to life.