The party gets rolling November 29 at Belly Up Tavern in Solana Beach, Calif., and will hit theatres and clubs around the country through the middle of December, with stops including Bimbo’s 365 Club in San Francisco (December 2-3), Wheeler Opera House in Aspen, Colo. (December 7), the Vic Theatre in Chicago (December 11), Grand Ballroom in New York City (December 14) and Birchmere in Alexandria, Va. (December 17-18).

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Artists scheduled to appear with Mann include Nellie McKay, Ben Lee, Ben Gibbard, Grant-Lee Phillips, Joe Henry, Sean Hayes, Chuck Prophet, Patrick Park, Josh Ritter, Morgan Murphy and members of The Decemberists. Comedian Paul F. Tompkins will play host for the shows.

Here’s a clip of some highlights from last year’s Christmas Variety show.