The Huffington Post has described the Loft Party as “the most ecstatic music experience I’ve had since Woodstock.”


2019 Lifetime Achievement Award Honoree: Roy Haynes

Our 2019 lineup hearkens back to the spirit of ’69, exploring the legacy of that landmark year for music and culture with a special program curated by JFA’s Grammy-winning Artistic Director, Steve Jordan.


Performances by:


Jon Batiste * Wyclef Jean * Pharoah Sanders Quartet with Benito Gonzalez, Nat Reeves, and Marcus Gilmore * Tribute to New Orleans Icons Dr. John, Dave Bartholomew, and Art Neville with Cyril Neville of the Neville Brothers, Zigaboo Modeliste of The Meters, “The Prince of New Orleans” Davell Crawford  and Binky Griptite of Sharon Jones & the Dap-Kings* 50th Anniversary of the “In a Silent Way/Bitches Brew” Sessions featuring Wallace Roney with Miles Davis Alumni Lenny White, John Scofield, Darryl Jones, Bernard Wright & Emilio Modeste * The Bertha Hope Quintet plays the music of Elmo Hope * Chicago Blues Guitar Hero Melvin Taylor * Harlem Blues Queen Sweet Georgia Brown * Manu Lanvin * DJ set by Brian “Raydar” Ellis.


Hosted by Danny Glover & Michael Imperioli


Individual Tickets $500 * Loft Host Packages $12,500 *

Loft Hero Packages $25,000




The event features four hours of performances and continuous food and drink, with bands on multiple stages plus a lush listening lounge.



Macy Gray Loft 2018
Dianne Reeves Loft 2014
Roberta Flack & Lisa Fischer Loft 2018
Michael Imperioli, Loft 2018
Bobby Sanabria, Loft 2018
Nona Hendryx Loft 2017
Gladys Knight Loft 2017
Davell Crawford, Steve Jordan, Matthew Whitaker Loft 2017
Danny Glover Loft 2017
Wyclef Jean Loft 2015
Loft 2017
Loft 2015
Danny Glover, Sweet Georgia Brown Loft 2015
Nora Jones Loft 2014
Rebirth Brass Band 2012

“The greatest underground music event in NYC.”

The Wall Street Journal

“The most ecstatic music experience I’ve had since Woodstock.”

Huffington Post