Upcoming Events

Upcoming Events

STORIES Music Night – Thursday, Sept. 22, 2002 – 6-9 p.m. Join us for this historic, 1930’s era dinner & music tribute event reintroducing early jazz guitarist Snoozer Quinn! Location is Anthem STORIES: Waco’s Showroom & Commons at 800 Austin Avenue, Waco, TX 76701 Tickets and more info here

Bogalusa Blues & Heritage Festival – September 23 & 24, 2022 – Foots Quinn will be selling books at the Bogalusa Blues & Heritage Festival in the hometown of Snoozer!

Past Events

Rocky Mountain Archtop Festival, Sept. 8-10, Denver
The authors of Snoozer Quinn: Fingerstyle Jazz Guitar Pioneer, will be in attendance at the Rocky Mountain Archtop Festival in Olde Town Arvada near Denver, CO. Steve Howell and Dan Sumner will be selling books and on hand to discuss Snoozer’s unique style with attendees. https://www.archtopfestival.com/ In addition, on Saturday, Sept. 10 from 10:30 a.m.-12 RMT, there will be a formal presentation and Q&A with the authors, complete with introduction by Steve Howell, guitar demos by Dan Sumner and a virtual discussion with Snoozer’s great-great-niece and biographer, Katy Hobgood Ray. Learn more at snoozerquinn.com See https://www.archtopfestival.com/schedule/ for more on the events.
June 17, 2022 – Snoozer Quinn Informance & Book Signing at Northshore Vineyard in Covington, LA

June 16, 2022
– Snoozer Quinn Informance & Book Signing New Orleans Jazz Museum (at the The New Orleans Mint)April 10, 2016 – 4 p.m. “Minstrel Shows, Medicine Shows & Tent Shows,” a panel with Rick Coleman, Shane Lief, Dan Meyer, Kathryn Hobgood Ray, Jack Stewart, moderator. Part of the annual New Orleans International Music Colloquium during French Quarter Festival. Loyola University at 6330 St. Charles Avenue. For more information: see www.noimc.org

March 16, 2010 – Appearance on WWOZ’s “Jazz Roots with Tom Morgan

March 17, 2010 – “The Search for Snoozer Quinn,” a presentation at the Louisiana State Museum at the U.S. Mint. More Info

April 10, 2010 – “Remembering Legendary Guitarist Snoozer Quinn,” a presentation at the 14th annual New Orleans International Music Colloquium during French Quarter Festival.

May 20, 2010 – “The Search for Recordings of Pioneering Jazz Guitarist Eddie “Snoozer” Quinn” was presented at the 44th annual conference of the Association for Recorded Sound Collections, May 19-22 in New Orleans, Louisiana. Listen to an archived version of that presentation.

September 29, 2012 – “Snoozer’s Childhood in Bogalusa: 1910s-1920s.” Presentation at the Bogalusa Blues & Heritage Festival in Cassidy Park.

April 11, 2014 – “The Jazz Hounds of Bogalusa,” a discussion about key players and events in the 1920s emergence of jazz in Bogalusa, a small town on the north shore of Lake Pontchartrain. Part of the 18th annual New Orleans International Music Colloquium during French Quarter Festival. French Quarter Festival, New Orleans, LA. April 11 at 10 a.m., Louisiana State Museum’s Arsenal (via Cabildo at 701 Chartres Street). Free and open to the public.

September 27, 2014 – “The Jazz Hounds and Rhythm Aces of Bogalusa,” a discussion about key players and events in the 1920s emergence of jazz in Bogalusa, including original members of the Rhythm Aces. 2 p.m. in the Pioneer Heritage Museum, Bogalusa Blues & Heritage Festival. Free and open to the public.

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