About

Gabrielle Louise is a nationally touring troubadour noted for her poignant lyrics and lush voice. The daughter of two vagabond musicians, Gabrielle inherited the predisposition to wanderlust and song.

Gabrielle Louise's music is anchored deeply in folk and Americana, but undeniably drawn to rich harmonies and melodic adventurism. Her sound has the earthy feel of early Joni Mitchell while also veering into the spirited and versatile delivery of fellow genre-hopping artist Eva Cassidy. Unafraid to take a musical escapade in the name of inspiration, Gabrielle is at one moment folkie and ethereal, the next a smoky jazz chanteuse.

Known for her authenticity and candor on stage, Gabrielle's performances are notably present and sincere, a professional presentation of her private creative world. Her story-telling and banter envelopes and enchants, gently enticing her listener to release their grip on the status quo. Perhaps because of this quality, Louise has been entrusted to share the stage with greats such as Richie Havens, Tom Paxton, Joan Osborne, Eliza Gilkyson, and Guy Clark.

A poet, painter, prose writer and orator, Gabrielle has also presented a talk on autobiographical expression at TEDx, an independently organized TED (Technology, Entertainment, Design) event. Her talk, "The Breath of Experience," discusses her philosophies on accessing creativity and therepy via autobiography and storytelling.

In the original songwriting realm, Louise has released a handful of records, the most recent of which were Mirror the Branches (2010), The Bird in My Chest (2014), and most recently, If the Static Clears. 


Last 2 CDs


IF THE STATIC CLEARS (2016) 

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* Featuring Jefferson Hamer, Megan Burrt & FY5


THE BIRD IN MY CHEST 
(2014) 

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* Comes with a book of original short stories and poems



Shared Stages with


*Guy Clark

*Richie Havens

*Tom Paxton *Eliza Gilkyson

*Michael Fracasso

*Peter Mulvay

*Darryl Purpose, & more  



 

  Gabrielle Louise




In the Press

"Her voice is going to make time stand still in that it is full, rich and has great nuance in it...A beautifully crafted disc in every possible way."
                                   --NO DEPRESSION/Bob Gottlieb

"If the Static Clears by Singer/Songwriter Gabrielle Louise is deliciously literate and thought-provoking (thus sexy) Americana...the entrance of a new queen." 
                                   --RANT 'N ROLL, AQUARIAN WEEKLY/Mike Greenblatt

"Articulate and gifted...She executes a captivating balance of heartache and resolve."                                             --DAVID McGEE, contributor to Rolling Stone and Spin

"She revels us with 'Another Round on Me,' as sophisticated as any drinking song ever recorded. Artists that are this talented often have interesting life stories, and she is no exception...the listening is both challenging and enjoyable." 
                                      --ELMORE MAGAZINE/Jim Hynes


"A thoroughly satisfying blend of styles from hardy bluegrass and folk to slinky, seductive jazz... If the Static Clears is nothing less than a revelation, an essential Americana, folk-roots album."
                                      --STEPHEN BETTS, contributor to Rolling Stone Country


"...comparable with only the the most celebrated names in music...the only downside: too much perfection in a short time is difficult to digest. Splendid Disc!"                                                                                 --ROOTSTIME/Dani Heyvaert


VIDEOS

 

INDUSTRY MUSIC VIDEO

 


BREATHE EASY MUSIC VIDEO  

 

LIVE AT ETOWN HALL 



TEDX TALK AND PERFORMANCE