Raised outside Houston by first-generation Korean immigrant parents, BettySoo grew up listening to the Great American songbook and country radio. Older sisters led her to the world of singer/songwriters, and nights spent at The Cactus Café and Hole In The Wall turned her on to the legacy of Texas song. She’s won the requisite awards: New Folk at Kerrville, Songwriter of the Year at Big Top Chautauqua, The Dave Carter Songwriting Award at Sisters Folk Festival, the Mountain Stage New Song Competition. She’s played the festivals: multiple SXSW official showcases, Kerrville, Calgary, and more. And the radio shows too: E-Town, Mountain Stage, WoodSongs, BBC 2 with Bob Harris. You’ll find her on stages in North America and Europe showcasing her own songs; as a member of various Austin bands: Charlie Faye & The Fayettes, Nobody’s Girl, Bonnie Whitmore, and more; or singing harmonies and collaborating on recordings with top-tier Austin artists such as Eliza Gilkyson, Alejandro Escovedo, James McMurtry, and Michael Fracasso.