I play a busy schedule on the Olympic Peninsula. Venues include local restaurants and bars, P.T. Wooden Boat Festival, Sequim Lavender Festival, 7 Cedars Casino, and other area events and private parties.

Note: See my venues page for location details.
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Note: The following schedule is more or less correct, but I’m not always prompt about updating this site. My Facebook page tends to list special events; also check the print edition of the Peninsula Daily News in the Spotlight section on Friday as well as the PT Leader (Jefferson County only). The most reliable schedule is in my email calendar, sent out roughly once a month: Click here to send me an email to be added to my calendar list.

Solo classical and jazz guitar

  • Every Monday from 5:00-9:00 at Alchemy ( – 842 Washington St, Port Townsend – 360.385.5225). Alchemy is a wonderful romantic restaurant in Port Townsend, next to the Galatea fountain at the bottom of the steps to Uptown – near the Rose Theater.

  • The first two Fridays each month from 5:30-8:30 at The Old Alcohol Plant ( – 310 Hadlock Bay Road in Port Hadlock
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  • Various other area locations; see my venues page for details.

Notes on past venues:

Trevor Hanson
§ I played at The Fireside in Port Ludlow every Thursday for three years; this ended in June 2016. 

§ I played at Ajax Cafe in Port Hadlock twice monthly for four years; this ended in October 2016 when the venue was unexpectedly closed (temporarily?) due to zoning issues. We hope to see Ajax reopen in 2018.
§ I played at 7 Cedars Casino in the Wine Bar for several years; they closed the wine bar in 2018, but we are hoping for a new venue in the future.

§ I played at Ichikawa in Port Townsend every Thursday for two years; that ended in 2013.

Other music styles

  • Every Tuesday from 7:30-9:30 at the Port Angeles Senior Center with The Cat’s Meow Swingtet, a jazz quintet playing swing-era dance tunes.

  • Occasional performances through the area, at festivals and other venues (including Pourhouse, Stymie’s, Siren’s, Barhop Brewing, Disco Bay Detour, etc.) with The Cat’s Meow, Ranger & the Re-Arrangers, Stardust Big Band, The Shantymen, THAG Jazz, TNT Jazz Guitar Duo, Lush Life Jazz Trio, Buck Ellard, Mark Schecter, Mike Horsfall, Rex Rice, Craig Buhler, and other soloists and ensembles.
See my venues page for location details


Here's a calendar summary. Click on individual entries for details. Use the buttons to switch views (month, week, or agenda lines for each event). 

Event types are flagged by prefix and color as follows:

TH = Trevor Hanson, playing solo guitar
Cats = ...with The Cat's Meow Swing Quintet
Buck = ...with the Buck Ellard band, playing traditional country music
Events of possible interest (e.g. area festivals) are also flagged

Venue abbreviations (see the venues page for more details):

PASC = Port Angeles Senior Center, Port Angeles
Alchemy = Alchemy Bistro & Wine Bar, Port Townsend
OAP = Old Alcohol Plant, Port Hadlock
Detour = Disco Bay Detour, Discovery Bay
PT Vineyards = Port Townsend Vineyards Tasting Room, Taylor St. Port Townsend
7 Cedars = 7 Cedars Casino, Blyn