Kevin So

Genre: Folk, Soul/R&B
Hometown: Boston, MA

Kevin So has garnered the attention and respect of 5-time Grammy award winner Keb' Mo', singer/activist Billy Bragg and Tony Award winning playwright David Henry Hwang, and has built a loyal fan base around the world for the past 25 years. He has performed at Carnegie Hall, as well as Hollywood Bowl, Wiltern Theatre, and The Ryman in Nashville. Kevin was proud recipient of the 2007 NYC International Fringe Festival Award (Best Music & Lyrics) for “Great Wall” – his autobiographical musical. His songs have been recorded by India Arie (“Crush On You”), Keb' Mo' ("Talk”), Ana Popovic (“Slow Dance”), Ronnie Baker Brooks (“Wham Bam Thank You Sam”) and Shemekia Copeland ("Sounds Like The Devil”). He is Americana, soul and blues in its finest blend.

"An original talent and tremendous performer"

"Kevin So is a musical giant"

"A brilliant, but little known singer/songwriter"

Photo by John Mazlish

Posted on 1/6/05