Songs for Social Justice and Happy Holidays PDF Print E-mail


The Gabrielle Louise Show

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It's all about writing and singing songs devoted to causes I care about and connecting audiences with nonprofits doing work in those fields! But I've re-named it, "Songs for Social Justice." This year I've teamed up with organizations who protect the environment, assist immigrants, empower women, feed the community with nourishing local food, connect volunteers to seniors, and encourage recycling. It's happening in Fort Collins.

Every year at Christmas my dad used to sing this beautiful narrative song written by Mark Knopfler. After he passed away I learned it and felt reconnected to him through the process. Also, I'm having a little holiday sale! Buy your copy of Live at Etown Hall (which features this song) and your order will be shipped with a surprise watercolor print as well. Check it out -->
The Ragpicker's Dream  

Head over to my bandcamp or my spotify and download your version of my anti-fracking protest song "Industry" (#protectpaonia). And If you didn't see the stop-motion video, you should check it out now! It was super fun to put together.  



Featured Dates:
(for full schedule see website )

Corrales Senior Center 
Friday, Dec 15th, Doors 6 pm 
Corrales, NM

The Moxi Theater  
Friday, Dec 28th, Doors 7 pm 
Greeley, CO


Bas Bleu Theater 
Saturday, Dec 29th, Doors 6 pm
Fort Collins, CO

Holiday Sale:

Order "Live at Etown Hall" between now and January 1st and print of 
one of my recent watercolors!

Teaser-Cover-LiveatEtown*includes Ragpicker's Dream!


so you'll purchase Live at Etown Hall and get two discs of music PLUS an art print! ....but, you won't know which one! It'll be a fun surprise! :) :) :) 


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Songs-of-social-justice-Gabrielle-Louise-webPhoto by Ashili Hara    


Dear Friends, 

Happy Holidays and Big Show Announcement! 

It's my favourite one of the year, too! Here's the poster for the 2nd annual version of "Made for Something More", which I've renamed to "Songs for Social Justice" ... and it's the time when I get to dedicate musical selections to a handful of hardworking nonprofits and their wonderful causes. This time the show is being presented at Bas Bleu Theatre Company in Fort Collins, Colorado. Save Saturday, Dec 29th for us, and make sure to come at 6:00pm to meet the nonprofits in the lobby before the show and hear about their current projects.

Tickets are $20 and can be purchased in advance here:

Enormous gratitude to Bohemian Foundation for making this possible. Greg Schochet on Tele, Damon Smith on drums. We'll be talking about ten great causes, from land and water conservation to the #metoo movement. Please spread the word!


And in the meantime, I'll be playing tonight in Corrales, New Mexico! I'm writing to you now from a beautiful hacienda, just a stone's throw from San Ysidro Church. And oh, how I've missed it here! The colors, the culture, the food! the rough-around-the-edges neighborhoods, the wandering dogs, the wabi-sabi signs of ever present death and resurrection!

And oh! the feeling to drive down New Mexico's sunbaked straight highways! Or to watch from a thicket of coyote willows the slow and rolling Rio Grande, or to wander the bosque: that crooked cottonwood oasis in an ever expanding desert. And the hot pink glow of the dying day!!! 

Corrales is one of the gems of the state. You can still RSVP for tonight's concert at



Gabrielle Louise 



Ragpicker's Dream 
by Mark Knopfler


Gabrielle Louise






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