Welcome to the
Western States Gospel
Music Association!

Welcome to the WSGMA Website! We appreciate you stopping by and would like to hear from you. If you have any comments or questions please use the information on the Contact Page and we will be in touch.

The Western States Gospel Music Association exists to extend the acceptance, influence and use of traditional gospel music in churches throughout California, Oregon, Washington, Nevada and Arizona. Through the responsible, professional, positive and sensitive use of our talents and resources, we are determined to spread the gospel of Christ to uplift and encourage believers, and witness to those that are hurting.

There is information here on all of the artists that make up the WSGMA and if you are an artist or a promoter looking to be connected with a southern gospel association, we hope you check us out.

Upcoming Events


Sept 4, 2017 / Noon - 6:00 PM

Back for it's 26th year, the Western States Gospel Music Association presents the LABOR DAY CELEBRATION in Turlock California.

Join us and hundreds of friends and fans of the artist of the WSGMA for wonderful day of southern gospel music to celebrate Labor Day and say farewell to our summer season. This concert event is a tradition for so many in California's Central Valley and beyond. Singing, food and fellowship with your friends are on tap for the day. Plus, the musical excellence of all of the WSGMA Artists at the Turlock Community Auditorium, 1574 E. Canel Drive.

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Did you miss it?

Did you miss the 2017 WSGMA Sping Sing in Yorba Linda California? What a great day we had at Richfield Community Church on Saturday, May 20th when the artists of the WSGMA held their annual Southern California concert event. Hundreds who love this music listened to some of the best groups in the Golden State perform at this all afternoon concert.

You can see photos and hear some of the music if you go to our FaceBook page. Click the Facebook icon at the top of the page. Also, visit our Artist Page and click on one or all of our artist social media links to see even more about our Spring Sing and what they are up to now and in the future. There is always info on concerts that our artists are involved in and they may be coming to a venue near you. Like and follow us!

If you missed this event, be sure to mark your calendar's today for Saturday, May 19, 2018 when the WSGMA returns with the Spring Sing. Check back often for more information. Don't miss another one!!

Attention BAKERSFIELD!! We are coming back!!

Following the success of this year's Winter West Fest, the WSGMA is planning a return to Bakersfield California with the 2018 WSGMA Winter West Fest. This concert event will be held on Saturday, January 27, 2018 from 12:00 PM (Noon) to 5:00 PM at the Celebration Church of the Northwest, 10011 Rosedale Hwy, Bakersfield.

If you attended this years Fest you heard some of the fantastic southern gospel artist who make up the WSGMA. The afternoon was blessed by the Lord's presence as we listen to wonderful spirit filled music sung by the best groups on the west coast.

Mark you calendars now for this all afternoon concert. Click on the flier for complete information. Don't miss the 2018 WSGMA Winter West Fest!!