Audio pioneers, Bill and Terry Hanley brought live sound reinforcement into the modern era.
They toured with The Beatles, Stones, Dylan, Hendrix, Joplin, Led Zeppelin, and other iconic artists.
Their company, Hanley Sound did Woodstock and recorded the platinum Woodstock album.
July, 1961

Terry Hanley was 15 when he and big brother Bill did sound for The Kingston Trio at the Castle Hill Concert Series in Ipswich MA.
July, 1964

Bill and Terry. On the job.
July 25, 1965

When Bob Dylan went electric at the Newport Folk Festival, Hanley Sound plugged him in. That's Bill Hanley (in hat) during soundcheck as Dylan stares down the camera.

August 15, 1965

Hanley Sound does The Beatles at Shea Stadium.

June 27-29, 1969

When Jimi Hendrix headlined the first (and only) Denver Pop Festival at Mile High Stadium, Terry Hanley was at the board. 

The 50,000 music lovers attending this historic event were also serendaded by Johnny Winter, Joe Cocker, Credence Clearwater Revival, Frank Zappa, Poco, Three Dog Night, Iron Butterfly and blues legend, Big Mama Thornton.
June 28, 1969

When Credence performed Bad Moon Rising at Denver Pop, a full moon actually rose behind them - and the crowd went crazy.

Bill and Terry Hanley were at the board that night.
June 17, 1969

Terry and Bill Hanley also mixed blues legend Big Mama Thornton at Denver Pop.
August 8, 1969

Hanley Sound's office at Woodstock was anything but fancy.
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 is engineering Woodstock, day one.

August 30 - September 1, 1969

During the three day Texas International Pop Festival, Bill and Terry Hanley did sound for Led Zepplin, Crosby Stills & Nash, Janis Joplin, Ten Years After, BB King, Freddie King, Sly & The Family Stone, Canned Heat, Tony Joe White, Sam & Dave, Delaney & Bonnie, Herbie Mann, Spririt, Chicago, Todd Rundgren's Nazz and others.
August 30, 1969

Bill and Terry hanley did the sound for blues legend James Cotton at the Texas Pop Festival.
August 30, 1969

When Janis Joplin made her historic appearance at Texas Pop, Bill and Terry Hanley did her sound.
September 1, 1969

Bill and Terry Hanley did the sound for Led Zeppelin at Texas Pop.
September 1, 1969

Bill and Terry did sound for Johnny Winter at Texas Pop.

This rendition of "Black Cat Bone" is testimony to Johnny's slide virtuosity.
September 1, 1969

Bill and Terry Hanley were at the board when Tony Joe White lit into his hit "Poke Salad Annie" at Texas Pop.
November 27, 1969

Hanley Sound did the Rolling Stones at Madison Square Garden.
July 3-5, 1970

At the Atlanta Pop Festival, 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.
July 4, 1970

A year after doing Jimi Hendrix's sound at Denver Pop in '69, Bill and Terry Hanley were behind the board again for Jimi's historic Indepence Day appearance at the Atlanta Pop Festival.
July 5, 1970

When Terry Hanley mixed Poco at the Atlanta Pop Festival, their set included a rendition of Kind Woman that was way blusier than the hit single.
July 5, 1970

The Allman Brothers had only been together only for a year when Terry and Bill Hanley did their sound at the Atlanta Pop Festival.
July 16-18, 1970

The Love Valley Festival

Hanley Sound's set up for this event, which was billed as a "Woodstock of The South."

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

When Areosmith began headlining major venues and needed a pro sound company, they called Terry Hanley Audio.
September 1972

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

Hampton Beach Ballroom

Terry Hanley Audio provided sound for U2, Ray Charles, Talking Heads, Bonnie Raitt, Roy Orbison, Tom Jones, Emmylou Harris, Tina Turner, Tammy Wynette, Huey Lewis, Jerry Seinfeld, Melissa Ethridge, George Carlin, Crystal Gayle, Jerry Garcia and many other artists at this 1,800 seat, oceanside venue.
July 21, 1979

Amandla Festival

Terry Hanley mixed Bob Marley at this historic concert for peace and racial unity at Harvard Stadium.
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.
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.
The bronze plaque at Haines Square in Medford, Massachusetts, where Terry and Bill grew up and ran Hanley Sound.