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The Recording Academy Hosts Grammy Park™ Multi-day Live Music Festival In Brooklyn, May 5th-8th

Art & Culture
"The Recording Academy Hosts Grammy Park™ Multi-day Live Music Festival In Brooklyn, May 5th-8th"

THE RECORDING ACADEMY HOSTS GRAMMY PARKMULTI-DAY LIVE MUSIC FESTIVAL IN BROOKLYN, MAY 5TH-8TH

Toni Braxton, NE-YO, Robin Thicke, Aloe Blacc, Andra Day,

Natalia Lafourcade, Jazmine Sullivan & BeBe Winans

And Others Bring A Taste of The GRAMMYS To Brooklyn

 

What:               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 5-8.

 

Live music performances and signature Artist Spotlights featuring seven-time GRAMMY winner Toni Braxton, 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.

 

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

 

Schedule:         Thursday, May 5

 

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 6

 

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 7

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, Chelsea Chris, and Morgan James

 

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

 

Noon
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)


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