Cochran, Confederate Railroad to perform at Ute Lake

Courtesy photo Stephen Cochran is veteran who, along with band Confederate Railroad, will perform a concert at Ute Lake on Friday.

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Featured artist Stephen Cochran is a former Marine who served in Iraq and Afghanistan. He writes many of his own songs with his life experiences as inspiration.

Featured band Confederate Railroad was named the Academy of Country Music’s Best New Group in 1993 and was nominated for a Grammy, according to their Web site.

According to organizers, the event is a fundraiser sponsored by the Friends of Ute Lake State Park and proceeds will be used to build a fish-cleaning station and to build and upgrade a sandy beach along a section of