Quinn Hedges is a singer, songwriter, and guitarist. Although he is a versatile musician, having dabbled in a mesh of genres including folk, rock, and jazz, he considers himself a blues player at heart. Quinn started his musical journey in Delaware, where he was born and raised in a very musical family.
Quinn’s first instrument was trumpet, then the piano, and finally he became hooked on the common twang of the guitar at age 15. He continued his musical career all throughout high school, later moving to California to earn a degree in music. It was at this time that he became serious about songwriting, and began to hone his talent. This hard work and determination lead to the creation of his all-original, self-titled, debut album: “Quinn Hedges” (Circa 2006). Later, in 2011, he released his sophomore effort in the acoustic-based album, “Without You”.
With all this experience under his belt, including playing in several different bands, rigorous gigging as a solo musician, and having written so much original music, Quinn decided it was high time to start his own group. Thus “The Quinn Hedges Band”, came to be in 2009. The band release “Step Outside” in 2012, and eventually split in 2013.
From 2013 through 2016, Quinn teamed up with his cousin, John B Hedges, and released his finest album to date, "Slightly South of Stormy Clouds" (Mixed by Grammy Award Winner Tim Sonnefeld & Mastered by the legendary Bob Ludwig).
Quinn currently performs in the dynamic Sacramento-based rock band, "The Outcome", who recently released an EP titled, “I’ll Take It”.
Since 2003, Quinn has been playing in restaurants, dive bars, wine bars, wineries, clubs, theaters, weddings, private events, opened for numerous national touring acts, and even performed the national anthem at a Sacramento Kings vs. Los Angeles Lakers game.
A renowned artist who is known for the truth and wisdom behind his lyrics, Quinn creates soulful and relatable music, which touches a wide array of audiences.
Photographer: Buffy McGhie