In an ever-changing and diverse environment such as the music industry, Donnie’s career has been as unique and eclectic as the immense portfolio of songs he has written, performed and produced. Providing audiences with a voice and sound that is soulful, funky and always on point, Sundal creates an infectious blend of enthusiasm that is easily spread throughout the stage and audience regardless of the venue.
Immediately after attending Berklee College of Music, Donnie started touring throughout the U.S. and Canada – eventually settling in Destin, Fla., where he opened Neptone Recording Studio in 2006; a full-service music recording and production facility.
Sundal began his current collaboration, Boukou Groove, with New Orleans guitar luminary Derwin “Big D” Perkins, Sharing stages with the likes of Sam Bush, Col.Bruce Hampton and Junior Marvin of The Wailers, Donnie caught the ear of Moog Music and gained an endorsement in 2010. Their Debut Cd “A Lil Boukou In Your Cup” was discovered by Peter Barakan in Japan and he brought them to his Festival “Live Magic” in 2014.
The sophomore Cd “Let The Groove Ride” was released in Oct 2015, during their 2nd Japan tour that included Peter Barakans Live Magic, Live Magic in Matsue & Blue Note Tokyo. Donnie Sundal & Derwin “Big D” Perkins original “Two To Tango” has had 550,000+ plays on Spotify .