Peter Daldry

Peter Daldry

 Mountain View, California, USA
BandFolkCeltic

From Harry Lauder and the Corries to Dougie MaClean and Runrig Peter Daldry sings traditional and contemporary Scottish/Irish and self penned songs with passion and purpose. It is clear he has an understanding of the older classic ballads and a creative inventive mind for the newer modern songs.

Biography

From the Familiar Roads of his hometown of Clydebank, Scotland to the sunkissed beaches of California Peter Daldry brings his talent and unique voice. Peter is becoming the vocalist of choice at Scottish and Irish events in Northern California and beyond, he now resides in Santa Clara CA. Blessed with a strong smooth tenor voice Peter sings the only way he knows how, with power and passion and depth of feeling. Peter has had the honor of performing the "Star Spangled Banner" for 42,000 San Francisco Giants fans at AT and T park, he has also played at the biggest Scottish games in the world at Pleasanton in California, the Loch Lomond Scottish games, Dixon Scottish games, Livermore, Fresno and a host of other events up and down California. Peter has appeared with such well known celtic acts as Tempest, Molly's Revenge, Golden Bough, Browne Sisters and George Cavanaugh, Seamus Kennedy and international star Isla St. Clair as well as many others.
Peter has played and sang for the Mayors of Dublin Ireland and San Jose CA at the Spirit of Ireland awards. Peter has had the opportunity to have played at the "St. Andrews in the Square folk club" with Jim Malcolm{formerly with Old Blind Dogs} and at the "wee folk club" in Edinburgh with Ian Bruce.
Peter recently played at the prestigious San Francisco Free Folk Festival on the Pete Seeger stage to raptorous applause. To check out his performance of "Ye Jacobites" go to youtube.com
Christopher Scott Cooper {recording artist,sound engineer,Blue seven Audio}sums it up. " If there was an American Idol for Celtic singing then this guy would win hands down, great voice! authentic and real".

Discography

First releasing a five track demo in 2004 called "For My Love" Peter was inaundated with calls and requests to make a full length cd, he finally answered the call in April of 2007 with a cd of traditional and self penned songs, the cd is called "Familiar Roads", being somewhat biographical Peter drew on the longing for home for inspiration. The cd released to great reviews, so much so that the title track placed 8th in an online forum, Ourstage.com out of over 1000 in the accoustic category. The cd is available through cdbaby.com and itunes. you can also view video through youtube.com

Set List

A typical set list would include tracks from both cds and well known scottish and irish folk songs. Also contemporary songs from artists like Dougie Maclean, Andy M. Stewart and bands such as Runrig, Great Big Sea and Tannahill Weavers. Also self-penned songs in a contemporary celtic style. Generally the sets run 45mins. with two sets being the average performance time.