What People Are Saying


“Hey Peter, Thanks for everything…had a great time at the show. Nice groove!”
Paul Nelson, Grammy Winning Producer/Guitarist (Johnny Winter)


“Pete Hackel is the Bob Geldof of Boston.”
Steve Sweeney / Legendary Boston Comedian + DJ

“Many thanks for your help and involvement with the Red Sox Tim Wakefield and Jason Varitek event at Faneuil Hall. You are awesome!”
Laura Leslie / Director of Events + Development, Pitching In For Kids

“It was an honor to be a part of your special event at the Roxy. Thanks for all the hospitality. You are one hellava drummer!
Tom Hambridge / Grammy Award winning Drummer & Producer

“Thanks for the many successful years as our exclusive live sound company for Boston’s Rock On! Cruises. Couldn’t have done it without such great crew and gear!”
Dan Millen, Rock On! Concerts

“PHP was great during our tour and I’m looking forward to seeing you all again. My best to you and the lads!”
Joey Molland, Badfinger

“Each member of PHP made my experience both professional and fun. I am proud to be associated with each and every one of you!”
Grammy Nominee, Jon Butcher

“Thank you for your help with the Reel Blues Fest enabling us to present Dr. John and Delbert McClinton while giving back to the artist community!”
James Montgomery / Blues Legend

“I love the charitable orientation of PH Production as well as working with the great musician and production.”
— Mark Naftalin / Rock and Roll Hall of Famer w/The Paul Butterfield Blues Band

“Thanks for all you are doing for the American Liver Foundation. You’ve been wonderful to work with.”
— Kelly Beckett / Executive Director, New England Chapter American Liver Foundation

“Peter, The Badfinger DVD you produced with us was GREAT. WE LOCKED…AND ROCKED!
David Hull / Bass player extraordinaire (Aerosmith, Joe Perry, Buddy Miles, Joe Cocker)

“PHP is the bomb! I really appreciated the backline Monday night. I will call you again soon!”
— Sib Hashian / Multi-platinum selling group BOSTON

“You guys did a great job. The organization and planning was so much better than what I usually experience at charity events.”
 Carter Alan / Legendary Boston DJ (WZLX)

“Not only were you Executive Producer of Endway, you are like a father figure. When the biz gets me down, you always know how to pick me up and make things better!”
— Morgan Dorr / Platinum selling group Boys Like Girls

“Thank you so much for your support for Everybody Wins! at Children’s Hospital. It was an absolute honor to have you on our panel of Celebrity Judges.”
— Darcy Madden / Executive Director, Everybody Wins! Boston Children’s Hospital

“I’m happy to serve as a tool to the great Peter Hackel; media maven, concert promoter, musician and visionary! Every show is better than the last!
Charlie Farren / Boston Rock Legend

“Thanks PH Productions for all the support! I’m back on the road with The Stones in Seattle. See you again soon!
Woody Giessmann/CEO, Right Turn + original drummer w/The Del Fuegos

“Thank you for your incredible performance. You added so much to our celebration and “rocked” the house! I can’t wait to work with you guys again!”
— Sharon Freedman / New England Zone Director, Jewish National Fund

“Thank you for continuing to make such a difference with The Salvation Army maintaining the Paige Farley-Hackel Memorial Playground.”
— Drew Foster / Director of Communications, The Salvation Army

“Thank you for producing “Boston Bands Together” to benefit Boston Medical Center’s Child Witness to Violence Project. We were able to build new relationships to further our mission!”
— Elaine Ullian / President & Chief Executive Officer, Child Witness to Violence Project at Boston Medical Center

“On behalf of the entire Flutie Foundation, thank you for the hard work you put in at our annual fundraiser. As expected, your production was flawless!”
— Ted Armstrong / The Flutie Brothers Band

”One can’t help but get caught up in your energy. You bring that to everything you get involved with in the business and community. If Pete Hackel is involved, you know it will get done!”
— Mike Girard / Front man for the top 40 group The Fools

“Great seeing everyone at the station! Danny Klein is FANTASTIC. Thank you so much”
— Holly Harris / WBOS

“You are true professionals. Our thanks to the crew for a seamless transition and for all of your help in getting us set up and ready.”
— Jeffrey L Donaldson / Evan B. Donaldson Adoption Institute of Manhattan

“Thank you for producing the 2nd annual Ride For Recovery. The music was great!”
— Maryann Frangules / Massachusetts Organization for Addiction Recovery (MOAR) Project Coordinator

“My appreciation to PH Productions and all the crew who made Music For Middlesex I through V a huge success. Without your strong commitment Music for Middlesex would be just a dream.”
— Bob Herne M.Ed. / LADC I, Clinical and Fundraising Director Massachusetts Housing & Shelter Alliance (MHSA), Inc.

“Congratulations on a great event. James and Friends were fantastic!”
— Cynthia G. Canham / MAB Community Services

“I appreciate PH Productions for donating their time and efforts for the show. Danny Klein’s Full House was one of the real highlights of the event!”
— Sarah Armstrong / Director, A Brighter Tomorrow for Africa

“I can’t tell you how grateful I am to the PHP crew who made the Benefit for the Granada House event a huge success. It was simply a pleasure to work with you!”
— Diane Cotting / Board of Directors, Granada House

“We have had many successful years with PH Productions as our exclusive live sound company. I couldn’t have done it without such great crew and gear. I truly feel like we are family…”
— Dan Millen / Rock On! Concerts

“Thanks to you and your production staff for making our reunion concert an amazing experience beyond our expectations. Your hospitality, professionalism, and enthusiasm, is unequalled. “
Gary Shea / Top 40 group New England

“Thanks to everyone at PH Productions for helping to make LOCOBAZOOKA! at the Tweeter Center a success!”
— Dan Hartwell / President, 3-D Entertainment

“Thank you VERY MUCH for providing your expertise and back-line to Harvard Square Oktoberfest!”
— Robin Lapidus / Harvard Square Business Association

“Thank you for a great time at the Manchester Jazz & Blues Festival. It was one of those rare magical nights when everything went great.”
— Bruce Marshall / Toy Caldwell Band

”Many thanks for inviting me to perform at the Manchester Jazz and Blues Festival. I really enjoyed myself. I hope we can do it again sometime soon!”
— Toni Lynn Washington

“Due in no small part to you, our benefit concert last month was a big success. Our guests are still talking about how much fun they had!”
— Rick Roth, Director / Cape Ann Vernal Pond Team

“PH Productions is 100% quality. Every event goes of flawlessly. James Montgomery & Friends will take your blues and breath away!”
— Todd Patkin / Todd Patkin Charitable Endeavors

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