Feeling the emotional tug of his home state, Cooper moved back to Louisiana in 2011 and resides in New Orleans.
Notable shows include:
Opened for Darrell Scott (with Bob Worth on lead guitar) and David Bromberg (with Crossing Canal) at The Manship Theatre in Baton Rouge
Opened for John Craigie in 2016 and Sugarcane Jane (with Percussionist Ron Thamert) in 2019 at Shreveport House Concerts in Shreveport, Louisiana
Opened for Webb Wilder, Chuck Brodsky, Malcolm Holcombe, Beausoleil, Steve Conn, Roy Book Binder and Will Kimbrough at The Red Dragon Listening Room in Baton Rouge
Opened for John Craigie, Mia Borders, Fort Defiance and Lynn Drury at the Dyson House in Baton Rouge
Opened for The Mulligan Brothers at the Hartley-Vey Theatre in Baton Rouge
Opened for Mipso, C. W. Stoneking and The War and Treaty at Gasa Gasa in New Orleans
His album “Gris Gris In Your Face” was released in 2013 and his EP "Somewhat Live" was released in 2020.