TEACHING ARTIST & PERFORMER
Alice is available for solo bookings (20 min sets, or less) at cowboy gatherings & festivals, or with her mother (for longer sets) at a variety of venues and special events.
Alice Black Bio
Twelve-year-old Alice Black is a singer-songwriter, musician, and cowgirl poet. She lives on a horse ranch and writes about the western lifestyle, both modern and historical, from a child’s point of view. Her CD "The Yodelin' Mule" won the Rural Roots Music Commission's 2017 Young Traditional Country CD of the Year. She was also a 2017 Western Music Association Top-Five Finalist for the Crescendo Award. She won first place in the youth poetry competition at the GA Cowboy Gathering & Western Festival in 2014 and has been a 2015, 2016, and 2017 nominee for AWA Young Artist of the Year. Alice was an invited performer at the 2015 Durango Cowboy Poetry Gathering, a finalist in Franklin County’s Got Talent as a five-year-old and eight-year-old, and is the youngest member of the Southwest Virginia Songwriter’s Association and the Bald Knob Artists. When not writing or singing, she enjoys swimming and spending time with April, her large pony, and Jake, her “yodeling mule”.