Jam Cruise 17 is set to ship out from Miami, FL, on January 15, 2019, and today festival organizers have announced the details of the event’s annual Kickoff Party, which will feature a performance from Karl Denson’s Tiny Universe.

The party will take place at Blackbird Ordinary in Miami and will also include music from Electric Kif. Jam Cruisers can purchase tickets at a discounted rate. More information can be found here.

Jam Cruise has also detailed some of the onboard activities lined up for attendees, including annual events like Ivan Neville’s Texas Hold ‘Em poker tournament and autograph signings, plus a new “singles mingle,” a Denson-led Ba Duan Jin Qigong exercise lesson, “BamBoozin” with Andy Frasco and Leftover Salmon’s Vince Herman, and a “Mr. Wizard” science lesson from Skerik and Herman.

Jam Cruise 17, set for January 15–21, will feature music from Umphrey’s McGee, Galactic, Kamasi Washington, Khruangbin, Hot Tuna, The Motet, Turkuaz, Spafford, Fruition, TAUK and many more. All festival information can be found here.