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Please pre-register for workshops at each venue, or visit our online registration pages if a link is provided below.

For more information about events or private lessons, please contact us by e-mail or at (503) 699-1814.

April, 2020

Saturday, April 18, 2020 - 10:00AM - 12:00 PM (PDT)
Mark’s Second Online Guitar Workshop!!
Mark teaches the second of his popular guitar workshops online on Saturday, April 18, 2020. April 18 topic: Secrets of Smooth Fingerstyle Playing!
For full descriptions and to register, click here.

Saturday/Sunday April 25-26, 2020 - 11:00-5:30 PM
Mark Demos Regional Luthiers’ Guitars CANCELED, UNTIL APRIL 2021!!
Mark plays numerous newly made guitars from several talented Pacific NW luthiers at the NW Handmade Musical Instrument exhibit. The location is Portland Community College, Sylvania campus, in Portland, Oregon. The address is 12000 SW 49th Ave. A minimal entrance fee ($2.00!) is collected at the door.

May, 2020

Saturday, May 2, 2020 - 7:30 PM
Mark & Greta in Concert in Camas, Wash.
Grammy winning guitarist Mark Hanson and National Award winning vocalist Greta Pedersen share their spirited vocals-and-guitars/ukes/percussion act at Visual Expressions Gallery – home of Nick Carulli Photography – in Camas, Washington, just east of Vancouver and across the Columbia River from Portland. TICKETS available online at, and in person at Visual Expressions Gallery, 2115 SE 192nd Ave., Suite 110, Camas, Wash.
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Saturday, May 9, 2020 - 10:00AM - 12:00 PM (PDT)
Mark’s Third Online Guitar Workshop!!
Mark teaches the third of his popular guitar workshops online on Saturday, May 9, 2020. May 9 topic: Fingerstyle Jazz for “Folkies”!
For full descriptions and to register, click here.

Saturday, May 16, 2020 - 10:30 and 1:30 PM POSTPONED!!
Mark’s Guitar Workshops at Dusty Strings in Seattle - POSTPONED
Mark Hanson was scheduled to offer two fun and educational workshops at the Dusty Strings Musical Instrument Shop on May 16. However, with the store closing to all activities as of March 16 because of the coronavirus situation, all activities there have been put on hold. We will let you know when Dusty Strings reschedules workshops.

July, 2020

Friday through Sunday, July 10-12 Friday through Sunday, July 10-12, 2020 - all day POSTPONED from May until July 10-12, 2020!!
Mark Demos, Performs and Teaches at La Conner, Washington
Mark will demo luthier Stephen Showalter’s guitars at the fourth annual La Conner Guitar Festival north of Seattle. The Festival is a gathering of some of the best guitar makers in the world, with a host of great players to demo them. Mark will also perform and teach a workshop.
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Saturday, July 25, 2020 - 7:00 PM
Mark & Greta in Concert in Silverton, Oregon
Mark Hanson & Greta Pedersen concertize at the Silver Falls Public Library in Silverton, Oregon, on Saturday evening, July 25, at 7:00 p.m. Silverton is a lovely, historic town less than an hour south of Portland. Mark and Greta will bring their lively confluence of hot and cool guitar licks, powerful vocals, and heartfelt and funny songs. Free admission. The physical address is 410 South Water St., Silverton, OR 97381.