In addition to holding the 60th annual Grammys in New York, The Recording Academy is relocating its yearly slate of affiliated parties to NYC -- all in proximity to the awards ceremony site, Madison Square Garden.
1. MusiCares Person of the Year Honoring Fleetwood Mac (Jan. 26): Los Angeles’ living legends will be feted at Radio City Music Hall.
Radio City Music Hall 1260 Sixth Ave.
2. Grammy Nominee Reception (Jan. 27): Nominees will gather at the Ziegfeld Ballroom, formerly the famed Ziegfeld Theater, on Grammy eve.
Ziegfeld Ballroom 141 W. 54th St.
3. Clive Davis/Recording Academy Pre-Grammy Gala (Jan. 27): A perennial hot ticket for artists and executives alike, held at the Sheraton Times Square.
Sheraton Times Square 811 Seventh Ave.
4. Grammy Celebration (Jan. 28): The academy’s official awards afterparty will take place at the Marriott Marquis.
Marriott Marquis 1535 Broadway
Andrew Hampp is a VP at New York-based music sponsorship and experiential agency MAC Presents.