Elegant downtown restaurant and jazz venue High Cotton (199 East Bay St.) recently completed renovations in their main bar room. General Manager John St. John says they’ve doubled the size of the stage, added new lighting, and expanded the bar.

They just firmed up a classy winter music calendar, which will feature weekly performances by Margaret Coleman, Wayne Dawes, James Slater, Kevin Hackler, Bill Aycock, Frank Duvall, Leah Suarez, and others.

Visit mavericksouthernkitchens.com and high-cotton.net for updates.