Brandon Ellis
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Brandon Ellis

Wichita, Kansas, United States | Established. Jan 01, 2012 | SELF

Wichita, Kansas, United States | SELF
Established on Jan, 2012
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"Brett and Sierra Show - Interview and "The Journey" live" - KWCH Channel 12 - Television

" "The Journey" Album Successful Crowdfunding - Business Story"

Crowdfunding is a new option for entrepreneurs


Brandon Michael Ellis, a music, religion and business student at Friends University, sought $1,000 through Kickstarter in 2013 to pay for some of the production of a CD of his music.

He describes the music as pop/rock with a Christian influence, with songs about love, faith and loss. He calls them “snapshots of my life.”

He reached his goal in 10 days and wound up with $1,785. “The Journey” was released this spring.

He was very positive about his experience with crowdfunding, but it takes a good bit of work.

“I definitely had to push,” he said, “posting something on some social media outlet daily, the video or a link or something. That is the key to the success. And it helps you connect to your fans.”

Kickstarter took 5 percent, plus Amazon, which processed the transactions, took more. He said they took 10 percent off the final contribution.

It doesn’t always work, though. Kickstarter, which requires that projects reach their target to get the money, says that only 42 percent make it.

Read more here: - The Wichita Eagle - Newspaper

"Brett and Sierra Show - "Wonderful Day"" - KWCH Channel 12 - Television

"Reviews & Recommendations - "The Journey" album review" - Megan Hale - Blog

"Brett and Sierra Show - "Jingle Bell Rock" Christmas Eve performance" - KWCH Channel 12 - Television

"Wichita artist uses internet to fuel and fund his dream" - KSN News Channel 3 - Television

"Drive-By Life: The Journey – An Account of Graduations and Great Music" - Ty Benbow - Blog

"Local musician tunes up for busy fall schedule" - KWCH Channel 12 - Television


"The Journey"

-Released May 16, 2014

-All original compositions

-Independently recorded and produced

Brandon Michael Ellis - lead vocals, background vocals, electric guitar, acoustic guitar, keyboards
Blake Ellis - drums, bass guitar, keyboards, background vocals

Recorded in Wichita, KS. at Suncrest Sound, Crashsite Studios, and Central Community Church
Mixed by Shawn Craven (Vivid Pro Systems - Wichita, KS)
Mastered by Dan Shike (Tone and Volume Mastering - Nashville, TN)
Cover Photography by Ashley Knolla
Artwork Design by Leslie Ellis

Lyrics by Brandon Michael Ellis
Music by Brandon Michael Ellis and Blake Ellis
Copyright 2014. All rights reserved. 





Brandon Ellis is a Wichita, Kansas based singer-songwriter, performer, and guitarist. Born and raised in the Midwest, Brandon developed his musical abilities in church at an early age. He started writing songs in high school and performing around town at different venues, building a local fanbase.

Brandon released his first full-length album "The Journey" in May 2014. It is available on iTunes, Amazon, Bandcamp, and other online retailers.

Currently, Brandon tours in promotion of his new album while completing his senior year of college at Friends University. In addition to his career as a solo artist, Brandon is also the Contemporary Worship Director at Central Community Church in Wichita, KS. 

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