Producers & Engineers Wing Event Celebration
Honoree: Neil Young
The Village
8 p.m.-12 a.m.
Producers & Engineers Wing/The Recording Academy
This seventh annual Grammy Week event pays tribute to two-time Grammy Award winner Neil Young for his commitment to excellence and ongoing support for the art and craft of recorded music. Past honorees include Quincy Jones, Al Schmitt and Jimmy Iovine.



Grammy Camp: Basic Training
University of Southern California
8 a.m.-2 p.m.
The Grammy Foundation
Top music professionals from all walks of the industry share the realities of the business and talk careers in music with Los Angeles-area high school students.

Grammy Connect
YouTube Space LA
5 p.m.-8 p.m.
The Recording Academy
Grammy Connect is the new moniker for the Academy’s annual Social Media Rock Stars Summit. But the theme remains the same: Social media pioneers and influencers will share their views about the latest issues and trends.

Grammy in the Schools Live!
Grand Ballroom, University of Southern California
7 p.m. Dinner
8 p.m. Performance
The Grammy Foundation
The key foundation tenets of music and education take center stage as top high school musicians strut their stuff. This year’s guest artist: Vampire Weekend.



Billboard Power 100
Cocktail Reception
The Emerson Theater
5 p.m.-7 p.m.
Special event saluting the honorees of Billboard’s third annual Power 100 list.

Grammy Jazz Ensembles
Spaghettini Grill & Jazz Club
Seal Beach, Calif.
7 p.m. Dinner
8 p.m. Performance
The Grammy Foundation
National Endowment for the Arts Jazz Master Delfeayo Marsalis will perform with a select group of high school students during this public performance.

Music Preservation Project
Legacy Concert: “A Song Is Born”
Wilshire Ebell Theatre
7:30 p.m.-9 p.m. Event
9 p.m.-10 p.m. Reception
The Grammy Foundation
Now in its 16th year, this event celebrates music’s evolution and pioneering influences. “Play It Forward” was the theme for the 2013 soiree, whose lineup included Rodney Crowell, Emmylou Harris and Ed Sheeran.

Mississippi Night
The Grammy Museum
5 p.m.-10:30 p.m.
The Grammy Museum
Now in its fifth year, this annual event celebrates the nominees and music hailing from the fertile regions of Mississippi and Louisiana.



Entertainment Law Initiative
Beverly Hills Hotel
11 a.m.-11:45 a.m. Reception
11:45 a.m. Luncheon
The Grammy Foundation
A keynote discussion with news icon Tom Brokaw highlighted 2013’s 15th annual luncheon and scholarship presentation. Entertainment attorney Chuck Ortner received the service award.

MusiCares Person of the Year
Honoree: Carole King
Los Angeles Convention Center
5:30 p.m. Reception/auction
8 p.m. Dinner
9 p.m. Tribute/performance
Guest of honor Carole King will perform along with a lineup that includes Lady Gaga, P!nk, James Taylor, Miguel, Train and “20 Feet From Stardom” stars Merry Clayton, Lisa Fischer, Judith Hill and Darlene Love, and Jimmy Kimmel will serve as host. The 2013 gala honoring Bruce Springsteen raised nearly $6.6 million for MusiCares’ programs and services.



Special Merit Awards Ceremony and 56th Annual Grammy Nominees Reception
Wilshire Ebell Theater
2:30 p.m. Doors
3 p.m.-5 p.m. Ceremony
5 p.m.-8 p.m. Nominees reception
The Recording Academy
The countdown truly begins as the Academy salutes lifetime achievement honorees the Beatles, Armando Manzanero, Clifton Chenier, the Isley Brothers, Kraftwerk, Kris Kristofferson and Maud Powell. Trustees and technical Grammy Awards will also be presented, followed by a reception for this year’s nominees.

Pre-Grammy Gala and Grammy Salute to Industry Icons
Honoree: Lucian Grainge
Beverly Hilton Hotel
7 p.m. Reception
8 p.m. Dinner/ceremony
The Recording Academy
Presented by industry icon Clive Davis and the Recording Academy, this granddaddy of Grammy Week events remains a hot ticket. Instagram moments will abound as executives and celebrities from music, film and TV gather to honor Universal Music Group chairman/CEO Lucian Grainge.



56th Grammy Awards Pre-Telecast
Los Angeles Convention Center
12:15 p.m. Doors/reception
1 p.m. Awards presentation
The Recording Academy
The popular preshow, streamed live at Grammy.com, reveals the winners of the majority of the awards handed out in 82 categories.

56th Grammy Awards
Staples Center
5 p.m.-8:30 p.m.
The Recording Academy
“Music Unleashes Us” is the campaign theme for this year’s awards, led by Jay Z with nine nominations. Last year, the CBS telecast attracted 28.4 million viewers, according to Nielsen, making it the second-most-watched Grammys of the past 20 years.

Grammy Celebration Party
Los Angeles Convention Center
8:30 p.m.-12:30 a.m.
The Recording Academy
The B-52s, Estelle and Arturo Sandoval headlined the 2013 official Grammy after-party with Along Came Mary Productions dishing up a savory menu.



The Night That Changed America: A Grammy Salute to the Beatles
Los Angeles Convention Center
Time TBD
The Recording Academy
This CBS prime-time special—airing Feb. 9—will be taped on Jan. 27. Top contemporary artists will cover songs the Beatles performed during their groundbreaking performance on “The Ed Sullivan Show” in 1964 as well as other tunes by the Fab Four.

Note: This is a selected list of events confirmed at press time. For news about more formal and informal Grammy Week events, go to Billboard.biz and Billboard.com. Events will take place at the Grammy Museum throughout the week as well, details TBD. All events are as of Dec. 20 and all times are PST.