Ellen Bukstel is a multi-faceted break-the-mold original – a consummate artist. From hilariously funny to moving compositions of love, remembrance, and social awareness, her songs always hit home bringing her audiences to laughter and tears...sometimes both simultaneously. Ellen’s powerful hard-hitting songs have earned her more than 40 internationally acclaimed music and video awards & recognition since 2002, among them; Hollywood Music Awards, Breaking The Silence In Song, New Zealand Peace Song, Music To Life Song Competitions and a finalist the coveted John Lennon Song Competition. (see www.ellenbukstel.com for complete list)...and to echo what people say about Ellen...“What a voice!”
This award winning multifaceted Florida based folk-pop singer songwriter draws from her emotional roller coaster of a life to bring hope, laughter, tears, biting wit and inspiration to her irresistibly eclectic solo debut CD ..."Daddy's Little Girl". Challenging her listeners to laugh, dig deep and embrace life with every daring turn of phrase, Ellen is that rare bold, real deal maverick, a multifaceted break the mold original that lays her emotions bare, puts her passions on the line and , without fear, makes the world perk up and pay attention. Drawing from a rich lifetime of personal experience, she brings hope, laughter, tears, biting wit and inspiration to everything she records and performs.
Via the about of 'Who's The Pusher Now?' on soundcloud is a message I agree with, totally and it is an awesome song to boot. ) The song is is a nominee for a 2013 Hollywood Music In Media Award
The Drug Wars are a political joke and have hurt and unnecessarily incarcerated millions of Americans for too long. The Marihuana Tax Act of 1937 was a travesty...a mistake...propaganda...Check out my new song..share it...Legalize Marijuana NOW! Stop proliferation of private prisons. Stop the hypocrisy of the Federal Government from incarcerating people for fallacious Marijuana laws, while at the same time providing legal protection for deadly pharmaceutical drugs that kill hundreds of thousands of people every year.Ellen has a NEW Release coming out in 2014, grab a free download of Who's the Pusher Now?
26 Aug 2013 Ellen Bukstel performs on stage at The Shack In The Back with brother Gary Bukstel and Bass player Shawn Saul.
'Daddy's Little Girl' released in 2008 is Ellen Bukstel's first solo CD featuring a collection of songs about some of the people, events and experiences in her life; from sadness, from joy and some just plain funny. Available on CDBaby