New Orleans staple Big Sam will host his annual Big Sam’s Holiday Jam next month. The festive event will take place at New Orleans’ Tipitina’s Uptown on Saturday, December 16. This year’s celebration will feature Big Sam’s own Funky Nation as well as Pell, Flagboy Giz, & Quiana Lynell and Sporty’s Brass Band.

Before then, Big Sam’s Funky Nation will appear at Elkton, FL’s Gullah Geechee Heritage Festival on December 2.