TERRY HANLEY's been designing, building and operating audio systems for fifty years. He's done sound for The Who, Cream, Blind Faith, Joe Cocker, Credence Clearwater Revival, The Allman Brothers, Aerosmith, Bob Marley and other legendary performers. Terry's consulting services are always in demand.


DAN KIDWELL has produced sound for more than 4,000 events, including major festivals, concerts, conferences and tours. His expertise covers every aspect of live production; audio, lighting, power, staging, multimedia, video and broadcast.


JOHN DOERSCHUK is an accomplished sound engineer, cameraman and event producer. He's mixed audio and shot video for events of every description, from major venue concerts and festivals to international crisis conferences.




July 25, 1965

Newport Folk Festival

When Dylan went electric at Newport, Hanley Sound plugged him in.

That's Bill Hanley in the hat, trying to

deal with Peter Yarrow during soundcheck as Bob Dylan looks on.

June 27-29, 1969

Terry mixing the Denver Pop Festival.

A crowd of 50,000 attended this star

studded event at Mile High Stadium.

Jimi Hendrix headlined.

August 8, 1969

Hanley Sound's office at Woodstock.

August 15, 1969

The Forum, Los Angeles

While Terry Hanley is in LA mixing rock's first "supergroup" Blind Faith, (Clapton, Winwood, Ginger Baker, Rick Grech)

Bill Hanley's engineering Woodstock,

day one.


September 1972

Promo shot for the Terry Hanley Audio headset intercom for event professionals.

October 19, 2013.

Hanley Sound Dedication Ceremony.

Another historic day: Bill and Terry are honored for their pioneering work in live audio and sound reinforcement.

20 Industrial Pky, Woburn MA 01801


The bronze plaque in Haines Square in Medford, Massachustetts where Terry and Bill grew up and ran Hanley Sound.


July, 1961

Castle Hill Concert Series

Terry Hanley was 15 when he and big brother Bill did sound for The Kingston Trio.

July 16-18, 1970

The Love Valley Festival

Hanley Sound's set up for this event,

billed as "Woodstock of The South".

Love Valley marked the second time that Bill and Terry Hanley did sound for The Allman Brothers.

July 4, 1970

After doing Jimi Hendrix's sound at the Denver Pop Fest in '69, Bill and Terry Hanley were behind the board again

for Hendrix's historic Indepence Day performance at the Atlanta Pop Fest.

July 3-5, 1970

Atlanta Pop Festival

At this three day event, Terry and Bill Hanley did sound for Jimi Hendrix, Sly & The Family Stone, BB King, Johnny Winter, The Allman Brothers, Procol Harum, Ginger Baker's Air Force, Captain Beefheart, Country Joe, Chambers Brothers, Jethro Tull, Richie Havens, Spirit, John Sebastian, Lee Michaels, Grand Funk Railroad, Poco, Mott The Hoople, Terry Reid, Ten Years After, Rare Earth, It's A Beautiful Day, Mountain and Bob Seger.

Iconic poster for Denver Pop.

Bill and Terry Hanley did the sound

for Jimi Hendrix, Joe Cocker, Johnny Winter, Credence Clearwater Revival, Poco, Frank Zappa, Three Dog Night, Iron Butterfly, Big Mama Thornton and other acts.

July 5, 1970

Atlanta Pop Festival

When Terry and Bill Hanley did sound for The Allman Brothers in Atlanta, Duane and company had been together only a year.

July 21, 1979

Amandla Festival

Terry Hanley's at the board mixing when Bob Marley played this festival for peace and unity at Harvard Stadium.


When Areosmith was ready to start gigging and needed a sound company, they called Terry's new company, Terry Hanley Audio. Systems.

June 28, 1969

When Credence Clearwater Revival performed Bad Moon Rising at Denver Pop, most of a full moon rose behind

the stage. The crowd went crazy.


Hampton Beach Ballroom

Terry Hanley provided  sound for U2, Ray Charles, Talking Heads, Roy Orbison, Tom Jones, Bonnie Raitt, Tina Turner, Tammy Wynette, Huey Lewis, Emmylou Harris, Jerry Seinfeld, Melissa Ethridge, George Carlin, Crystal Gayle, Jerry Garcia and many other acts at this 1,800 seat venue.

July 5, 1970

Atlanta Pop Festival

This was the second time Bill and Terry Hanley did sound for Poco,

August 30 - September 1, 1969

Poster for the first Texas International Pop Festival.

During this three day event Bill and Terry Hanley did sound for Led Zepplin, Janis Joplin, Crosby Stills & Nash, Ten Years After, BB King, Freddie King, Sly & The Family Stone, Canned Heat, Tony Joe White, Sam & Dave, Delaney & Bonnie,  Herbie Mann, Chicago, Spririt, Todd Rundgren's band, Nazz and others.

September 1, 1969

Bill and Terry Hanley were doing sound when Led Zeppelin performed "Dazed and Confused" at the Texas Pop Fest.

August 30, 1969

When Janis Joplin made her historic appearance at Texas Pop, Bill and Terry Hanley did her sound.

November 27, 1969

Hanley Sound did the Rolling Stones at Madison Square Garden.

August 15, 1965

Hanley Sound does The Beatles

at Shea Stadium.

June 17, 1969

Terry and Bill Hanley did sound for blues legend Big Mama Thornton at

the Denver Pop Festival.


August 30, 1969

Bill and Terry Hanley did the sound for blues legend James Cotton at Texas Pop.

August 13, 1984

After working together in the 60's, Jerry Garcia and Terry Hanley reunited at The Hampton Beach Ballroom.

Jerry's rendition of Dylan's "knockin' on Heaven's Door" that night was one for the ages.

September 1, 1969

Bill and Terry Hanley did Johnny Winter's sound at Texas Pop.

This rendition of "Black Cat Bone" is testimony to Johnny's slide virtuosity.

September 1, 1969

When Tony Joe White performed his hit "Poke Salad Annie" at Texas Pop, Bill and Terry Hanley did his sound.

Bill and Terry Hanley designed, built and operated audio systems that brought live sound into the modern era.

They toured with The Beatles, Stones, Dylan, Hendrix, Joplin, Led Zeppelin and other iconic artists.

After Hanley Sound did Woodstock and recorded the platinum Woodstock album,

Terry formed THAS to create a headset intercom for event professionals and used that technology to

develop a portable, multi-channel interpreting system for the courts of Massachusetts.

Few sound companies can handle MIT commencements, SI translation for international crisis conferences,

the New Orleans Jazz Festival and Aerosmith tours. We've done all those jobs, and more.