New Orleans recording artist and native, Andrew Duhon, brings his haunting and soulful vocals to Cooper Creek Square on Saturday, July 28. Local mother/daughter duo Retta and Emily Yarbrough, will open the performance at 6:30 p.m. with Duhon starting at 7:30p.m.

Duhon, who has performed at Cooper Creek’s Music on The Square for the past several years was happy to support the OYF mission as he tours Colorado with his new album ‘False River’, released in May of this year.  Duhon’s 2014 release, ‘The Moorings’, was nominated for a Grammy .  He has previously performed at Bonnaroo and the New Orleans Jazz Festival.  A local favorite, Andrew looks forward to returning to Colorado to enjoy fly fishing and its natural beauty.

This special show is being sponsored by the Opportunity For Youth Fund (OYF), The Grand Foundation and Cooper Creek Square to raise awareness about the OFY funds available to Grand County Youth..  The organization’s mission is to transform the lives of youth by building self-esteem and empowering youth to be their best. OYF relies on the support of generous donors to increase its impact and continue to fulfill its mission.

Every young person should have the opportunity to live his and her dreams despite financial deterrents. Opportunity For Youth  helps support passions such as sports, school trips or cultural trips, additional educational pursuits, arts and culture or a multitude of similar arenas by providing grants to make such activities financially possible,” stated founder Ron Jones.  Examples of past grants are cultural trips to Costa Rica, Washington DC, France, Italy, and Greece, music and leadership camps, athletic activities, arts & culture and AP Testing fees.  Over the past 8 years, OYF has funded activites for over 150 kids in Grand County. For more information about Opportunity For Youth, please visit their website at or visit the information table at the concert.

Don’t miss this very special Saturday night show at Cooper Creek Square in Downtown Winter Park. The show is free and open to the public with chairs being provided by Cooper Creek.