Grammy Awards 2019: Complete Guide to Events and Parties

6:00 AM 2/4/2019

by Chris Gardner

From Kacey Musgraves and Dolly Parton to Alicia Keys and Kendrick Lamar, find out where music stars will be partying in the days leading up to the Feb. 10 Grammys.

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  • Saturday, Feb. 2

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    Grammy Nominees Reception
    Delilah, 7969 Santa Monica Blvd., 11a.m.

  • Monday, Feb. 4

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    Diamond in a Rhinestone World: The Costumes of Dolly Parton Opening Night
    Grammy Museum, 800 W. Olympic Blvd.
    Dolly Parton’s signature style will be on display in what marks the first exhibition the eight-time Grammy winner has had outside of namesake theme park Dollywood. Parton will open the exhibit — which features costumes and accessories from her personal collection — with a talk at the Clive Davis Theater.

    Grammy Music Education Coalition
    Grammy Museum, 800 W. Olympic Blvd.

    A Celebration of Women & Music Panel with Linda Perry
    Grammy Museum, 800 W. Olympic Blvd., 2-3 p.m.
    Moderated by The Airborne Toxic Event's Anna Bulbrook, panelists include Grammy-nominated producer Linda Perry, Angel Haze, Beatie Wolfe, Willa Amai and Sheri Timmons.

  • Tuesday, Feb. 5

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    An Evening with Kacey Musgraves at the Grammy Museum
    Grammy Museum, 800 W. Olympic Blvd., 7:30 p.m.
    Grammy-award winning singer-songwriter Kacey Musgraves will be giving a special benefit performance to kick off Grammy week. The three-time Billboard Top Country artist chart-topper is nominated for four Grammys this year: album of the year and best country album for Golden Hour, best country solo performance for “Butterflies,” and best country song for “Space Cowboy.” 

    Motown Presents: New Faces of Motown Showcase
    Peppermint Club, 8713 Beverly Blvd., 8 p.m.

    Billboard Industry Nights Showcase
    Location TBD, West Hollywood, 4:30-8 p.m.
    Confirmed to perform: Maggie Lindemann, Broods, Dinah Jane, A R I Z O N A

  • Wednesday, Feb. 6

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    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 Blvd., 7-9 p.m.

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

    Billboard Industry Nights Showcase
    Location TBD, West Hollywood, 4:30-8 p.m.
    Confirmed to perform: Zhavia Ward, Ari Lennox, Tierra Whack, Lauren Jauregui

    Los Angeles Confidential
    Doheny Room, 9077 Santa Monica Blvd., 8-10 p.m.
    Hosted by cover star G-Eazy and featuring Casamigos bar and hors-d'oeuvres. Music by DJ Politik.

  • Thursday, Feb. 7

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

    Warner Music Pre-Grammy Party
    Nomad Hotel, 649 S. Olive St., 7:30-11:30 p.m.
    Attendees expected 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, 7-10 p.m.

    Anderson .Paak Grammy Pull Up
    Madame Siam, 1723 N. Hudson Ave., 10 p.m.-2 a.m.
    Paak hosts a carnival themed Grammy party in honor of his four Grammy nominations. 

    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 Los Angeles, 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

    LiveThe.Biz presents “How To Build a Career in the Music Biz”
    WeWork Vine, 1601 Vine St., 6 p.m.
    LiveThe.Biz — founded by Walter J. Tucker — is a music business education organization dedicated to teaching the business of the entertainment industry and providing a creative networking platform for young professionals, artists, students and music enthusiasts.

  • Friday, Feb. 8

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    Janelle Monáe x Instagram "Fem the Future" Brunch
    Location TBD, 12 p.m.
    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 including P!nk, Shawn Mendes, Nelson, 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's DJ Master Class 
    Interscope Records, 2220 Colorado Ave, Santa Monica, 12 p.m.
    Enjoy a Master Class with Zedd in the studio where you will learn how a hit song comes together and get some behind-the-scenes tales.

    Country trio MIDLAND Concert
    The Novo, 800 W. Olympic Blvd., 8:30 p.m. 

  • Saturday, Feb. 9

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

    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, 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. 

    CAA’s Grammy Party
    Beauty & Essex / Avenue / Lucchini, 1615 Cahuenga Blvd., Los Angeles

    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.

    Family Tree Entertainment's 9th Annual Music Managers Pre-Grammy Brunch
    LP Rooftop, 603 N. La Cienega Blvd., 10 a.m.-2 p.m.
    For his annual event, Family Tree's Blue Williams honors managers Michael Mauldin, Chaka Zulu, Jeff Dixon and Andy Tadic. Also features the launch of BEMAA, Black Entertainment Managers & Agents Association. Confirmed to attend are Ludacris, Jermaine Dupri, Bow Wow, Major, Mali Music, Cheryl Flowers-Briggs, Mona Scott-Young and Nick Cannon.

  • Sunday, Feb. 10

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    61st Annual Grammy Awards
    Staples Center, 1111 S. Figueroa St., 5 p.m.
    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 a performance by Aerosmith, VIP cocktail reception and dinner, and more.

    Universal Music Group Afterparty
    The Row, 777 Alameda St., 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., 10:30 p.m.

    Mack Avenue’s Awards Afterparty
    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.

    Concord Grammy Awards Celebration
    The Palm, 1100 S. Flower St., 7 p.m.-1 a.m.

    Grammy Viewing Party
    W Hollywood, 6250 Hollywood Blvd., 5 p.m.
    The hotel celebrates music’s biggest night of the year by broadcasting live across 30-foot screens as part of the new “Scene at Station” screening series. The event will also feature a curated menu of cocktails and light bites.