Music From High Cotton

Monthly: Mondays and Wednesday nights at 9pm
  • Hosted by Jimmy Sanders

Music from High Cotton presents live, in-concert recordings from notable blues, Americana and rock and roll musicians.  The shows are recorded by WUGA at High Cotton Music Hall on historic Depot Street in Hartwell, Georgia. Performers on Music from High Cotton have included Randall Bramblett, Ike Stubblefield and Reverend Raven and the Chainsmoking Altar Boys.  Watch WUGA's Facebook page for news of upcoming broadcasts.

Music From High Cotton: Deep Cuts 2

Sep 3, 2020
Photo: NY Times

Please join us for some performances never before heard on our series and a few audience favorites.  Artists on this episode include Brandon Santini, Tommy Talton, Reverend Raven and his Chainsmoking Altar Boys, Mack Arnold and his Plateful of Blues and a special listen back to the late great lady of the blues, Beverly "Guitar" Watkins.  All performances were recorded at High Cotton Music Hall in Hartwell, Georgia.

Music from High Cotton: Deep Cuts

Jun 23, 2020
Photo: Stephanie Crump

This "Deep Cuts" episode features performance from some our favorite artists over the past few years.  Some songs are from our previous High Cotton broadcasts but several from our archives have not been  heard before.

Included in this show are Randall Bramblett, The Ghost Town Blues Band, Verlon Thompson, Jessie Gordon and many more. 

Anthony Gomes

On this edition of Music From High Cotton, great blues and rock from two masters of the electric guitar: Canadian Anthony Gomes and Athens area music veteran, Rick Fowler and his Band. Recorded live on the stage of High Cotton Music Hall in Hartwell, Georgia.

Music from High Cotton: Jessie Gordon

Nov 21, 2019

On this episode, an Australian singer with family ties to northeast Georgia, jazz/blues vocalist Jessie Gordon. Her main musical passions are jazz, blues, gospel and roots music. Jessie has toured the world, performing in South East Asia, Germany, France, Spain, Italy and the UK. After a tour in Europe and a performance earlier in the week in New York City, she came to the stage of High Cotton Music Hall in Hartwell, Georgia.  Jessie was joined onstage by musicians Marshall Walker, Bobby Bonds, Daniel and Paige Gordon.

Music from High Cotton: Selwyn Birchwood

Oct 3, 2019
Photo: Stephanie Crump Photography

The Selwyn Birchwood Band had just returned from a tour in Russia when they took the stage at High Cotton Music Hall. Selwyn's appearance on Music from High Cotton is courtesy of Alligator Records. The Selwyn Birchwood Band has been touring non-stop and has performed in France, Poland, the Netherlands, Canada, Spain, Switzerland and many more countries. Now we’re thrilled to bring him to High Cotton and to WUGA listeners.