The Portland Guitar Society features a local performer at its monthly meetings, which occur on the first Monday of each month. I will play for them on November 5. (Get out and vote the next day!!) To become a PGS member–a worthy organization of classical and fingerstyle players– costs only $20 for an annual membership. Find them online here.
Acoustic Guitar Summit returns to the Lake Theater Monday Night Music Series in Lake Oswego, Oregon, for their annual holiday concert on December 11. This is a fantastic, but small venue. Seating is limited to 100. Food and beverage are available. Tickets.
Mark plays this thrilling and beautiful fingerstyle guitar solos for three hours in the tasting room during Holloran Vineyards Memorial Day open house. Come join us!
Every time that Mark, Doug and Terry have played at the Lake Theater Café in Lake Oswego it has sold out! It’s an intimate venue, so make sure to get your tickets in advance! Address: 106 No. State Street. (503) 387-3236. Venue Website | Directions
September, 2016 Greta and I were invited to a tribute gathering this month for English guitar hero John Renbourn. John died at the age of 70 at his home in Scotland in March of 2015. Unfortunately, we had to turn down the invitation to attend. This is the tribute I wrote to be read at the gathering: Tribute to John Renbourn My wife Greta Pedersen and I have known John ever since I recruited him as a guitar columnist for Frets magazine in the 1980s. We have many fond memories of John: from sharing the stage with him numerous times, to […]
Mark Hanson, Happy Traum and Clive Carroll in Concert!
Mark Hanson’s 17th Annual Fingerstyle Guitar Seminar in Portland, Oregon