Kurt Elling Joins More Than 30 GRAMMY Winning and Nominated Artists to Perform at GRAMMY Park, Brooklyn, NY, May 5-8, 2016

GRAMMY Park 2016 BrooklynGRAMMY Park, the first GRAMMY-branded, multiday live music experience, premieres May 5-8, 2016 in Brooklyn, NY!
GRAMMY Park showcases and celebrates excellence in music across genres.

Live music performances will take place in two of Brooklyn's most iconic locations, LeFrak Center at Lakeside, Prospect Park and the historic Kings Theatre.

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 to celebrate the rich musical diversity of various genres, including R&B, gospel, pop, Latin, and jazz.

Grammy-winning vocalist Kurt Elling & the Charlie Hunter Trio will perform during the Jazz All-Stars set on Saturday, May 7th, from 6:00-6:45 pm, at LeFrak Center at Lakeside, Prospect Park.

The Jazz All-Stars concert is FREE! No ticket required.

GRAMMY Park 2016 Jazz All-Stars

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


Thursday, May 5, 8:00 pm, Kings Theatre
Artist Spotlight: NE-YO with Jazmine Sullivan
NE-YO (three-time GRAMMY® winner) with
Jazmine Sullivan (11-time GRAMMY nominee)

Friday, May 6, 7:00 pm, Kings Theatre
Latin Mix
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 am, LeFrak Center at Lakeside
The Next Generation: Emerging Artists – FREE! No ticket required
Alex & Sierra and Chelsea Chris
Additional performers to be announced

Saturday, May 7, 11:30 am, Kings Theatre
M&M'S Presents GRAMMY Park Social Stages
Social media stars Jake Foushee (host), Kenny Holland, Carson Lueders, Russ, and Sammy Wilk

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Saturday, May 7, 2:00-10:00 pm, LeFrak Center at Lakeside
Jazz All-Stars – FREE! No ticket required
2:00 – Christian McBride Trio
3:00 – Cecile McLorin Salvant & The Aaron Diehl Trio
4:00 – Monty Alexander & Harlem Kingston Express
5:00 – John Patitucci Electric Guitar Quartet
6:00 – Kurt Elling-Charlie Hunter Trio
7:00 – Terence Blanchard & E-Collective
8:00 – The Commodores

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Saturday, May 7, 8:00 pm, Kings Theatre
M&M'S Presents Robin Thicke & Aloe Blacc
Robin Thicke (five-time GRAMMY nominee) and
Aloe Blacc (GRAMMY nominee)

Sunday, May 8, Noon, LeFrak Center at Lakeside
Gospel Concert – FREE! no ticket required
Hezekiah Walker (two-time GRAMMY winner)
BeBe Winans (six-time GRAMMY winner)
Ray Chew, music director

Sunday, May 8, 5:00 pm, LeFrak Center at Lakeside
Big Band Remix – FREE! No ticket required
Christian McBride Big Band
Special Guests:
Jonathan Butler (two-time GRAMMY nominee)
Dianne Reeves (five-time GRAMMY winner)

Sunday, May 8, 7:00 pm, Kings Theatre
Artist Spotlight: Toni Braxton with Andra Day
Toni Braxton (seven-time GRAMMY winner)
Andra Day (two-time GRAMMY nominee)


Visit the GRAMMY Park 2016 website for more information and tickets.

The Recording Academy, Upsilon Ventures, and the New York City Mayor's Office are presenting this inaugural GRAMMY Park music festival.