Atlanta’s Variety Playhouse will host Kevin Scott’s All Star Holiday Revival dance party on December 23. An announcement from the venue explains, “Featuring tunes ranging from James Brown to Jimmy Smith to seasonal standards with just the right amount of holiday flavor, the band will usher in the holiday season with an uncompromising serving of funk and spunk.”

In addition to Scott, who is known for his work with Jimmy Herring and John McLaughlin, Kevin Scott’s Funkymas Ensemble will include: Bernard Purdie (Aretha Franklin, Steely Dan), Emil Werstler, Grant Green Jr., Mark Radabaugh (Donna the Buffalo), Matt Slocum (Aquarium Rescue Unit, Railroad Earth), Rhett Huffman (American Aquarium), Rick Lollar (The 5 of7, Jamison Ross), Dave Yoke (Dr John), Jon Libeman (Electromatics), Cody Matlock, Raphael Pereira (Janelle Monae)), Jordon Shallop, Taylor Kennedy, Dan Wytanis (Ghost Note), Ansley Stewart, Mark Rivers (Tedeschi Trucks Band), Brenda Moore, Amanda Joy, Tiffany White, and Elliott Blaufuss (Phillip Phillips). Additional special guests are expected. The show will benefit The Georgia Music Foundation and Backline.