2/4/2019 by Chris Gardner

The 2019 Grammy Awards will be handed out this Sunday night, but before music-makers around the world make their way to LA’s Staples Center for the big show, they’ll have a chance to celebrate this year in music at countless parties and events throughout Grammy Week.

From Kacey Musgraves and Dolly Partonto Alicia Keys and Kendrick Lamar, find out where music’s biggest stars will be partying in the days leading up to the Feb. 10 Grammys. (Updating all week with new events.)


uzanne Cordeiro/REX/ShutterstockWillie Nelson performs during the Heartbreaker Banquet in Luck, Texas on March 19, 2015.

Recording Academy Producers & Engineers Wing Honors Willie Nelson
The Village Studios, 1616 Butler Ave.

Ben Platt Performance + Album Playback
The Nice Guy, 401 N. La Cienega Blvd., 7 p.m.

NMPA Grammy Week Songwriter Showcase (Geoff Warburton, Cobi, Amy Allen)
Hyde Sunset Kitchen + Cocktails, 8117 Sunset Boulevard, 7-9 p.m

BMG @ No Name
No Name, 432 N. Fairfax Ave., 7 p.m.

Billboard Industry Nights Showcase
Location TBD, West Hollywood, CA 90069, 4:30pm-8pm
Confirmed to Perform: Zhavia Ward, Ari Lennox, Tierra Whack, Lauren Jauregui

Empowered: LGBTQ+ Voices in Music Panel
Grammy Museum, 800 W. Olympic Blvd., 2-3 p.m.
Panel produced in partnership with the Recording Academy, The Ally Coalition, GLAAD & Out magazine.


Billboard Power 100
Avra Beverly Hills, 233 N. Beverly Dr., 6-10 p.m.

Broadimage/REX/ShutterstockCardi B photographed at Fashion Nova x Cardi B launch event in Los Angeles on Nov. 14, 2018.

Warner Music Pre-Grammy Party
Nomad Hotel, 649 S. Olive St., 7:30-11:30 p.m.
Possible attendees include Bebe Rexha, Blake Shelton, Brandi Carlile, Cardi B, Charlie Puth, Dave Cobb, Dua Lipa, Janelle Monáe, Kacey Musgraves, Kelly Clarkson, Kendrick Lamar, Khalif Brown, Weezer.

Spotify’s Best New Artist Party
Hammer Museum, 10899 Wilshire Blvd.
Confirmed to Perform: Bebe Rexha, Chloe X Halle, Dua Lipa, H.E.R., Jorja Smith, Margo Price

Pink Citi Sound Vault show
Hollywood Palladium, 6215 Sunset Blvd., 7:30 p.m.

SOCAN Grammy Nominee Cocktail Party
Sunset Marquis (Villa 20 Patio); 1200 Alta Loma Road, West Hollywood, 7-10 p.m.

D’USSE Re-Mixer with 9th Wonder
Venue TBD, 7-10 p.m.

Olé Cocktail Party, with Jose Feliciano performance
Sunset Marquis, 1200 Alta Loma Road, 6-9 p.m.

Delta Air Lines’ 2019 Grammy Party
The Mondrian Hotel, 8440 Sunset Blvd., 7:30-10:30 p.m.
Confirmed to Perform: Ella Mai

Downtown Music Publishing Brunch
Palihouse West Hollywood, 8465 Holloway Dr., 10 a.m.-1 p.m.

Red Bull Music Festival Kick Off Party, with telenovela-themed performance by San Cha
Vibiana, 214 S. Main St., 7-8 p.m.

Mastercard’s Sensory Lab Preview
Fred Segal, 8500 Sunset Blvd., 6:30-9:30 p.m.
Performance from Superdukerkyle & DJ set by MICK


Mike Coppola/Getty Images for BillboardJanelle Monaé attends Billboard Women In Music 2018 on Dec. 6, 2018 in New York City.  

Janelle Monáe x Instagram “Fem the Future” Brunch
Location TBD, noon
Host Janelle Monáe and the nominated women in music of this year’s awards. Names to be announced.

MusiCares Person of the Year Tribute Honoring Dolly Parton
LA Convention Center, West Hall, 5 p.m. arrivals, 8 p.m. dinner 9 p.m., concert and awards presentation
MusicCares will present the country star with another accolade at their pre-Grammys gala: The MusiCares Person of the Year Award. A diverse array of artists across genres such as P!nk, Shawn Mendes, Nelson and Musgraves and Lauren Daigle will honor Parton with performances of her greatest hits. Proceeds from the gala will be donated to MusiCares which helps those in the industry with their medical, financial or personal needs.

Def Jam Pre-Grammy Celebration
Catch, 8715 Melrose Ave., 8 p.m.-1 a.m.

The 7th Annual Wammys
Dirty Laundry, 1725 N. Hudson Ave., 9 p.m.
Look for guest DJ sets from UNKLE’s James Lavelle, Shepard Fairey and Chris Holmes, plus a surprise performance, at this party presented by Hot Records Ltd., BMG and Big Hassle.

Morrison Hotel Gallery Presents – A Grammy Celebration: Iconic Album Covers & Special Exhibit Honoring The Queen Of Soul
Morrison Hotel Gallery at The Sunset Marquis Hotel, 1200 Alta Loma Road, 7-10 p.m.

Entertainment Law Initiative Event & Scholarship Presentation honoring Dina LaPolt
Fairmont Miramar Hotel & Bungalows, 101 Wilshire Blvd., 11 a.m.

The Roots Jam Session, Night 1
Venue TBD

Empire Celebrates the Grammys
Clifton’s, 648 S. Broadway, 8 p.m.-12 a.m.
Confirmed to Perform: Empire Grammy nominees & special guests PJ Morton, Coastcity, Major., !llmind, and others.

First Access Entertainment Pre-Grammy High Tea & Cocktails
San Vicente Bungalows, 845 N. San Vicente Blvd., 2-5 p.m.

Zedd Master Class Presented by Marriott Bonvoy
Interscope Records, 2220 Colorado Ave., 1:30 p.m.

Midland Concert at The Novo
The Novo, 800 W Olympic Blvd., 8:30 p.m.


Clive Davis’ and the Recording Academy’s Pre-Grammy Gala
The Beverly Hilton Hotel, 9876 Wilshire Blvd., Beverly Hills
Honoring Clarence Avant.

 Earl Gibson III/Getty ImagesChaka Khan performs at the Summer Concert Series at Hyatt Regency Newport Beach on Aug. 24, 2018 in Newport Beach, Calif.

Bulova x The Recording Academy Annual Grammy Weekend Brunch
Grammy Museum, 800 W. Olympic Blvd.,10:45 a.m. arrivals,11 a.m.- 12:30 p.m. Q&A and performance,12:30– 3 p.m. brunch
Confirmed to Perform: Chaka Khan and appearances by Grandmaster Caz and Melle Mel

Sir Lucian Grainge’s Artist Showcase
The Row, DTLA, 777 Alameda St., 12-3 p.m.
Grainge and his Universal Music Group colleagues welcome nominees, collaborators and friends for an intimate music showcase spotlighting the label’s shining new stars who take the stage along with UMG superstars. 

Muse Citi Sound Vault show
Hollywood Palladium, 6215 Sunset Blvd., 8 p.m.

The Roots Jam Session, Night 2
Venue TBD

Grammy Fund Brunch With Ziggy Marley
Venue TBD, Beverly Hills, 11 a.m.-1 p.m.


Post Malone performs onstage during day one of the Rolling Loud Festival at Banc of California Stadium on Dec. 14, 2018 in Los Angeles.

61st Annual Grammy Awards
Staples Center, 1111 S. Figueroa St., Los Angeles, 5 p.m. live telecast
Hosted by Alicia Keys, performers include Red Hot Chili Peppers, Miley Cyrus, Brandi Carlile, H.E.R., Camila Cabello, Cardi B, Dan + Shay, Post Malone, Shawn Mendes, Janelle Monáe, Kacey Musgraves, Diana Ross and many more.

Steven Tyler’s Grammy Viewing Party
Raleigh Studio, 5300 Melrose Ave., 5-9 p.m.
Music legend and humanitarian Steven Tyler welcomes guests for a VIP viewing party to benefit Janie’s Fund and presented by Live Nation. Hosted by Jane Lynch, the exclusive event will feature performance by Aerosmith, VIP cocktail reception and dinner, and more.

Universal Music Group Afterparty
The Row, 777 Alameda St., Los Angeles, 8:30 p.m.
Presented by Citi, the UMG afterparty will feature label talent, colleagues and celebrities. Previous attendees have included Rihanna, Katy Perry, Ariana Grande, Beck, Darren Criss, Dave Chappelle, Julia Michaels, Nick Jonas and Sarah Silverman.

Republic Records Afterparty
Spring Place, 9800 Wilshire Blvd., Beverly Hills, 10:30 p.m.

Mack Avenue’s Awards After Party
The Globe Theater, 740 S. Broadway, 8-11 p.m.

Chris Stapleton Citi Sound Vault show
Hollywood Palladium, 6215 Sunset Blvd., 8:30 p.m.