Additional artists announced for Grammy Park

Over the course of four days and nine live concert performances, more than 30 artists, collectively honored with 40-plus GRAMMY and Latin GRAMMY Awards, will converge in Brooklyn, New York for GRAMMY Park, the first GRAMMY-branded, multi-day live music experience held May 5th through 8th.

Live music performances and signature Artist Spotlights featuring seven-time GRAMMY winner Toni Braxton with Andra Day three-time GRAMMY winner NE-YO with Jazmine Sullivan, and a special evening featuring GRAMMY nominees Robin Thicke and Aloe Blacc will take place at the historic Kings Theatre.

Artists added to the Saturday, May 7th lineup include the Commodores, who will perform during the Jazz All-Stars concert; Alex & Sierra and Chelsea Chris for the Emerging Artists concert; and social media stars Jake Foushee, Kenny Holland, Carson Lueders, Russ, and Sammy Wilk for the Social Stages concert.

Ticket prices for GRAMMY Park range from $35 to $175 for VIP packages, and are on sale now via

Free concert events — open to the public with no ticket required — include a special concert featuring emerging artists on Saturday, May 7th and a Mother’s Day gospel concert and big band show on Sunday, May 8th at LeFrak Center at Lakeside.

Thursday, May 5th

8 p.m.
Artist Spotlight: NE-YO with Jazmine Sullivan
Location: Kings Theatre
NE-YO (three-time GRAMMY® winner) with
Jazmine Sullivan (11-time GRAMMY nominee)

Friday, May 6th

7 p.m.
Latin Mix
Location: Kings Theatre
Natalia Lafourcade (GRAMMY winner; seven-time Latin GRAMMY winner)
Arturo O’Farrill & The Afro-Latin Jazz Orchestra
(O’Farrill, three-time GRAMMY winner; Latin GRAMMY winner)
Alex Cuba (four-time Latin GRAMMY winner)

Saturday, May 7th

11:30 a.m.
The Next Generation: Emerging Artists — (free and open to the public; no ticket required)
Location: LeFrak Center at Lakeside
Alex & Sierra and Chelsea Chris
Additional performers to be announced

11:30 a.m.
M&M’S Presents GRAMMY Park Social Stages
Location: Kings Theatre
Social media stars Jake Foushee (host), Kenny Holland, Carson Lueders, Russ, and Sammy Wilk

2 p.m.
Jazz All-Stars — (free and open to the public; no ticket required)
Location: LeFrak Center at Lakeside
Monty Alexander – Harlem Kingston Express (Alexander, GRAMMY nominee)
Terence Blanchard featuring The E-Collective (Blanchard, four-time GRAMMY winner)
Commodores (GRAMMY winners)
Kurt Elling (GRAMMY winner)
Christian McBride Trio (McBride, five-time GRAMMY winner)
Cécile McLorin Salvant (GRAMMY winner)
John Patitucci Electric Guitar Quartet (Patitucci, GRAMMY winner)

8 p.m.
M&M’S Presents GRAMMY Park featuring Robin Thicke & Aloe Blacc
Location: Kings Theatre
Robin Thicke (five-time GRAMMY nominee) and
Aloe Blacc (GRAMMY nominee)

Sunday, May 8

Gospel Concert — (free and open to the public; no ticket required)
Location: LeFrak Center at Lakeside
Hezekiah Walker (two-time GRAMMY winner)
BeBe Winans (six-time GRAMMY winner)
Ray Chew, music director

5 p.m.
Big Band Remix— (free and open to the public; no ticket required)
Location: LeFrak Center at Lakeside
Christian McBride Big Band
Special Guests:
Jonathan Butler (two-time GRAMMY nominee)
Dianne Reeves (five-time GRAMMY winner)

7 p.m.
Artist Spotlight: Toni Braxton with Andra Day
Location: Kings Theatre
Toni Braxton (seven-time GRAMMY winner) with
Andra Day (two-time GRAMMY nominee)

To showcase and celebrate excellence in music across genres, The Recording Academy has partnered with Upsilon Ventures, producer and developer of iconic destinations, and the New York City Mayor’s Office to present GRAMMY Park.


Buddy Iahn
Buddy Iahn

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