The Recording Academy Producers & Engineers Wing will celebrate its seventh annual GRAMMY Week event by honoring two-time GRAMMY winner Neil Young for his commitment to excellence and ongoing support for the art and craft of recorded music. The event will highlight sound quality and pay homage to Young on Jan. 21 at the Village Studios in West Los Angeles.
Celebration attendees include GRAMMY winners T Bone Burnett, Colbie Caillat, Andrew Dost of Fun., Jakob Dylan, Kris Kristofferson, Rick Rubin, Chad Smith of Chickenfoot and the Red Hot Chili Peppers, Ringo Starr, and Joe Walsh; four-time GRAMMY nominees Ann and Nancy Wilson of Heart; singer/percussionist Sheila E.; and singer/songwriters Louise Goffin, Kaz of Redlight King and Liz Phair. Recording Academy President/CEO Neil Portnow, Recording Academy Chair Christine Albert, Los Angeles Chapter President Mindi Abair, and members of the Producers & Engineers Wing will also attend.
As the Producers & Engineers Wing's 2014 honoree, Young joins an impressive list of past honorees: Chris Blackwell, Burnett, Tom Dowd, Ahmet and Nesuhi Ertegun, Jimmy Iovine, Quincy Jones, Arif Mardin, Al Schmitt, and Jerry Wexler.
GRAMMY Week culminates with the 56th Annual GRAMMY Awards on Sunday, Jan. 26, 2014, airing live on the CBS Television Network, at 8 p.m. ET/PT. For GRAMMY coverage, updates and breaking news, visit The Recording Academy's social networks on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram.