Creativity Steps Up

 Southwest Arts & Music® (SAM) is an innovative, Arizona-based company that works with great regional talent, coordinates live entertainment for special events, incubates all-new projects related to the contemporary arts, and supports important arts causes contributing to global solutions for the common good.

Grant Ferguson
Grant Ferguson

The firm prides itself on dedication to quality business standards, strong marketing prowess, and nurturing eyes—and ears—that appreciate outstanding arts and music endeavors that can make a positive impact on this complicated world.

Cisco and the Racecars

Support Services

SAM’s goal is to provide Arizona and the Southwest with national quality, professional support services. This requires wearing many hats, including a suite of key support services…

  • Strategic planning & development
  • Branding & image direction
  • Marketing & promotional outreach
  • Project management & consulting
  • Live music and special event coordination
  • Booking reps throughout the Southwest

…and we gear our services for a wide range of clients:

  • Entertainment businesses
  • Nonprofits in arts & entertainment
  • Working artists, authors and musicians
  • Startup independents
  • Indie record labels & self publishers
  • Services & resources for the arts & entertainment industry

SAM's Team

SAM has a fun, talented team with strong capabilities and great resources. We love the arts and music and that’s why we’re here! We also have a directory of SAM “Affiliates,” outside services who can help with everything from photography to recording studios to printers and duplicators – all at special “SAM discounts” through Southwest Arts & Music! But more about our core team…

Bob Henschen

Bob Henschen

Boston 2019, prior to Steely Dan concert

Executive Producer & Creative Director

Jonny Falasco

Jonathan Falasco

Event & Tech Coordinator

Downtown Arts & Music