displays strands of traditionalism while avoiding the austere
presentation that sometimes frightens away the uninitiated. In the end, what he plays is simply beautiful acoustic
music, the kind braved only by the rarely talented." - Laura Bond, Westword Magazine
BIG NEWS!!! - Darren's duo Skanson & Hansen is going to London!!!
On March 13th, 2016, Skanson & Hansen will fly to London and Abbey Road Studios for 4 days of intensiverecording of the world's first double finger-style guitar cd of Beatle arrangements. And we are so excited!
Live "Eight Days In A Week"! - After we complete our recording sessions, we’ll hit the road, exploring London and Liverpool in an “over-the-top” 8-day week of visiting historic Beatles and English landmarks. We’ll
play "All You Need Is Love" at Buckingham Palace, eat fish & chips
Merseyside, ride the London Eye Ferris Wheel for a bird’s eye view and lots more. To cap it off,
we’ve arranged to perform a very special Skanson & Hansen concert at
the Cavern Club in Liverpool where the Mop Tops shot to stardom! See the whole itinerary - click here.
Ticket to Ride! - For you world travelers, we engaged a travel expert to design a tour package for you, so you can join us on what we call Skanson & Hansen's Magical Mystery Adventure.We
can only accommodate 30 reservations to join this extraordinary jaunt
to where it all happened. We will be your sight-seeing and dining
companions while revealing a wealth of Beatles history, anecdotes and
trivia with newly-inspired musical accompaniments. We'll also be videoing and photographing the entire trip for posterity and for sharing with you. Let’s hop across the puddle, be a part of history, and have fun from March 16th thru March 23rd, 2016.
You can... Help!If you can’t join the tour, you can still help make the magic happen by being a contributing patron for this historic recording and U.K. trip. Visit our direct support and Indigogo crowdfunding sites. Get a unique personalized postcard emailed to you from Abbey Road, or maybe one of the first 50 cd's made of Skanson & Hansen's Magical Mystery Adventure - Two Guitars At Studio Two, or even a private dinner with us! If you would like to support this heart & soul project, check out the participation rewards on our "Help Us Get There" page.