Alice Stuart spent the mid-60’s and 70’s making music with the greatest artists of the time. Her first album, All the Good Times was released in 1964 on Arhoolie Records. In 1966, she teamed with Frank Zappa and the early days of The Mothers of Invention. She toured the US and Europe with her band Snake, opening for Van Morrison. and has appeared live and recorded with Jerry Garcia, John Hammond, Michael Bloomfield, John Prine, Albert King, Asleep at the Wheel, Elvin Bishop, Sonny Terry, Tower of Power and Commander Cody.

Alice Stuart photo © Jeff Bizzell

Alice Stuart photo © Jeff Bizzell

Stuart won rave reviews from Billboard, Guitar Player, and Rolling Stone magazines for her recordings and performances and singers Irma Thomas, Kate Wolf and Jackie DeShannon added Alice’s “Full Time Woman” to their repertoires and recordings.

She’s written her own music, fronted a male band and played her Stratocaster and rock and roll lead guitar on national and international circuits.

And she’s still at it today.

Stuart suffered a stroke last August and is already back to form. She’s making the long drive from Seattle for a solo appearance at The Laurelthirst, Friday January 24, and it’s a musical evening not to be missed.  Music begins at 6 pm and you must be 21. Listen to her guitar-slinging and singing at

Then circle your calendar and start the year off right.