- From Junction City (near Eugene), Oregon.
- At age 12, performed on stage with Alison Krauss and Union Station.
- 1996, sang with an Oregon band, Blue River.
- 1997, formed group called Severin and Bailey.
- After moving to Nashville, she hade guest appearances with Larry Cordle and Lonesome Standard Time, The Sidemen, The Roland White Band, The John Cowan Band and others.
- 2004, released first self-titled solo project.