Other Past Events

November 4, 2017
SWSGA Fall Jam
Our fall Jam/Meeting will again be held at the Mesa Hilton Hotel - 1011 West Holmes Ave, Mesa, AZ. The Pueblo room will be open at 8 AM so we can get set up and start the jam by 9 AM. Dan Range will be there with the band for the live portion and Frank Carter will provide the biab tracks. We will be playing until 4 PM so come on out and have some fun with us.
Sep 30 - Oct 1, 2017
California Jam
The California jams have been extremely successful so Harvey Hanson has organized another jam to be held on Saturday, 9/30 and Sunday 10/1. This jam will beat the Vista Elks lodge #1968, located at 1947 Vista Way in Vista, California. This event will be open to the public and everyone is welcome, so get some friends and come on out for a great time. The Club also has a nice RV park on site so if you are planning on bringing your RV, you can contact Harvey Hanson, harveydhanson@att.net for information on reservations.
May 6, 2017
California Jam
The California Jam will be at the Elks Lodge in Vista, California. Check it out if you can. They have an RV park available, but if you are planning to bring your RV, we will need to know in advance. You can contact Troy at (928) 200-1624 or Harvey Hanson, (760) 994-3336 for more information.
March 25, 2017
SWSGA Spring Jam
Our annual business meeting and spring jam will be held on March 25th. at the Mesa Hilton Hotel - 1011 West Holmes Ave, Mesa, AZ. The meeting/jam will take place in the Pueblo room from 8 A.M. until 4P.M. with a short lunch break around 12 P.M. so bring your guitars and join in on the fun.
November 12, 2016
SWSGA Fall Jam
Hilton Phoenix/Mesa - 1011 West Holmes Ave, Mesa, AZ
April 30 - May 1, 2016
Chula Vista RV Jam
Chula Vista RV Resort - Chula Vista, CA
You can make your RV reservations at (800) 741-6878, and be sure to tell them that you are with the SWSGA. If we get at least 4 rigs, we can get a discount rate. The RV Park provides us with a clubhouse for the jam and you do not have to stay at the park to participate. Chula Vista RV Park is located on the San Diego Bay. Please come and have a great time!
April 2nd, 2016
SWSGA Spring Jam
This will be our first event at the Hilton Phoenix/Mesa - 1011 West Holmes Ave, Mesa, AZ
November 14th, 2015
SWSGA Fall Jam
Sheraton Crescent Hotel
2620 W. Dunlap Ave, Phoenix (I-17 & Dunlap)
May 9th & 10th, 2015
Chula Vista RV Jam
Chula Vista RV Resort - Chula Vista, CA
You can make your RV reservations at (800) 741-6878, and be sure to tell them that you are with the SWSGA. If we get at least 4 rigs, we can get a discount rate. The RV Park provides us with a clubhouse for the jam and you do not have to stay at the park to participate. Chula Vista RV Park is located on the San Diego Bay. Please come and have a great time!
February 21st, 2015
SWSGA Spring Jam
Sheraton Crescent Hotel - 2620 W. Dunlap Ave, Phoenix (I-17 & Dunlap)
We'll have our spring jam and annual meeting of members on the third Saturday of February, as stated in our current bylaws. We can load in beginning at 8:00am and be out by 4:00pm. We'll have the meeting at 9:00am. Newly elected directors will be installed at that time. Hopefully you can all attend.
We have confirmed a date for our annual business meeting and spring jam at the Phoenix Sheraton Crestview Room, on February 21st. We can begin loading in at 8:00am, and need to be out by 4:00pm. The business meeting and installation of new officers will be at 9:00am.
November 8th, 2014
SWSGA Fall Jam
Sheraton Crescent Hotel
2620 W. Dunlap Ave, Phoenix (I-17 & Dunlap)
February 15, 2014
SWSGA Spring Jam
Sheraton Crescent Hotel
2620 W. Dunlap Ave, Phoenix (I-17 & Dunlap)
November 9th, 2013
SWSGA Fall Jam
Sheraton Crescent Hotel
2620 W. Dunlap Ave, Phoenix (I-17 & Dunlap)
April 6-7, 2013
Chula Vista RV Park Jam
Sat 9am, Sun 11am
Main Clubroom, Chula Vista RV Park
460 Sandpiper Way, Chula Vista, CA, 91910
800.770.2878 or 619.422.0111
Lunch provided for small donation. For more jam info, or to reserve an RV spot ($45.10 per day), contact Peggy Porter, 928.701.1488; peggyporter@cableone.net
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February 16, 2013
SWSGA Spring Jam
Spring Jam will again be at the Sheraton Crescent Hotel, in the Crestview Room. We will load-in around 8:00am and can go until about 4:00pm. We will have Band in a Box, and we hope to get some live backup musicians again.
November 3rd, 2012
SWSGA Fall Jam
Sheraton Crescent Hotel
2620 W. Dunlap Ave, Phoenix
on the NE corner of I-17 & Dunlap Ave
March 24th, 2012
SWSGA Spring Jam
Sheraton Crescent Hotel
2620 W. Dunlap Ave, Phoenix
on the NE corner of I-17 & Dunlap Ave
We'll load in about 8 AM and go till we get tired (about 4 PM). Bring your steel and join in or just come enjoy.
November 12, 2011, 8am to 4pm
SWSGA Fall Jam
Sheraton Crescent Hotel
2620 W. Dunlap Ave, Phoenix
on the NE corner of I-17 & Dunlap Ave
Come out and check out our new annual show venue!
The Fall Jam will be held in the Crescent III room of the Sheraton Crescent Hotel. We will have BIAB as well as some live performers. You can join us for lunch in the hotel's notorious Indigo Bistro, or Coyote Café. The food's super, and affordable. In addition, you can have a Sheraton associate show you one of the wonderful rooms or suites that they have to offer, and can make your reservations for the January show at that time.
March 26, 2011, 9am to 4pm
SWSGA Spring Jam
Grace Inn and Convention Center
10831 S. 51st St, Phoenix, Arizona 85044
on the Southwest Corner of I-10 and Elliot Road
Phone: (480) 893-3000
Toll Free: 1-800-843-6010
The Lions Pancake breakfast is at the Grace Inn the same day as the jam session so people can have a great breakfast and support a great cause!
November 14, 2009
Southwest Steel Guitar Fall Jam
All Day Long!!!!!
Grace Inn and Convention Center
10831 S. 51st St.
Phoenix, Arizona 85044
on the Southwest Corner of I-10 and Elliot Road
Phone: (480) 893-3000
Toll Free: 1-800-843-6010

Howdy folks!
I'd like to ask you to make plans now to join me and a whole bunch of fellow members by attending the Fall Jam, November 14, 2009 as well as the 7th Annual SWSGA Show and Convention, January 21-23, 2010. Both events will be held at the Grace Inn in Phoenix (Southwest Corner of Interstate 10 & Elliot).
The Jam will include an auction fund raiser, the proceeds will go towards the January show expenses.
August 1, 2009
3rd Annual New Mexico Steel Guitar Show - Steel Guitars in Concert
UNM Conference Center Auditorium
1634 University Blvd. NE
Albuquerque, New Mexico
Doors open at 1:00pm
Show Starts at 2:00PM until 11:30PM
Call For More Info: 505-875-0100
Tickets $15.00 at the door
$10.00 in advance
March 28, 2009, 11am - 7pm
Bud's Birthday Bash
Come Celebrate Bud Isaacs' Birthday
The First Ever Steel Guitar Recording Artist
Country Junction U.S.A.
10891 Ave. 36E
Wellton, Arizona
I-8, Exit 37, 1 Mile South
928-785-4886

November 3, 2007
Fall Jam & Fund Raiser
May 19, 2007
Spring Jam & Fund Raiser
January 2007
Fourth Annual SWSGA Steel Guitar Show
January 25, 26 & 27, 2006
Third Annual SWSGA Steel Guitar Show
November 5 - 6, 2005
SWSGA Fall Jam
June 25 - 26, 2005
SWSGA Spring Jam
April 16 - 17, 2005
SWSGA Spring Jam
April 9, 2005
SWSGA Membership Meeting
Hilton Hotel
1011 W. Holmes Ave.
Mesa Arizona
January 16th & 17th, 2004
Our First Annual Steel Guitar Show
November 1st and 2nd, 2003
Steel Guitar Show & Round Robin Fund Raiser
May 10th and 11th, 2003
Spring Jam 2003!
Driving Directions
From Sky Harbour Airport (Phoenix)
Exit airport on south side of terminals (one-way headed west) and follow signs to SR51and I-10 East.
Get on the I-10 East and go to SR 60. Take the SR60 East to Idaho Rd.
Go north (left) on Idaho Rd to Old West Highway and turn right.
Go 1/4 mile to Winchester and turn right into parking lot.
From Hwy 101 (Scottsdale area)
Take 101 South to SR 60 and go east on the SR60. Take the SR60 East to Idaho Rd. go north (left) on Idaho Rd to Old West Highway and turn right. Go 1/4 mile to Winchester and turn right into parking lot.
Room 444 is the furthest building to your left as you face the complex (N.E. corner of the buildings)