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Kamiak grads using music, holding concert, to help at-risk youth


Last updated 2/27/2019 at Noon

“Chin Up Kid” is March 2 at Tony V’s Garage in Everett. Mukilteo artists will be performing, and former Mukilteo student Will Useman designed the show’s poster. Photo courtesy of Nat Howes.

Mukilteo locals will be center stage March 2 for “Chin Up Kid,” a concert that benefits the U-Turn program of Cocoon House, a nonprofit in Everett that serves homeless and at-risk youth in the area.

The show consists of local hip-hop artists, groups and DJs, and proceeds for the concert will help Raphael Echols, known by many simply as “Raph,” finish building a studio at that will allow Cocoon House youth to create their own use music as an artistic outlet.

Echols is Cocoon House’s music and arts coordinator.

Echols has been involved with Cocoon House for five years and, said g...

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