Captain Blastie a.k.a. Greg Ferrier was born May 21, 1982 in Carmichael Ca. and raised in Redding Ca. Greg was active in music and the performing arts all through his childhood. When he was eleven his father surprised him with a classical guitar, showed him how to play a few chords and said the rest was up to him to learn. Greg enjoyed learning to play covers that people like to sing along with. Greg joined the Navy right out of h.s. and wrote his first original song while on board the U.S.S. Enterprise in the Persian Gulf. Greg got out of the Navy, moved back to his home town and continued working on some original music. He played mostly for house parties and friends. Greg then decided to move to Portland Or. to hone his style. He enjoyed playing gigs at coffee shops and bars. He even hosted a few open mic jams around the town. Greg now lives in Eugene Or. with his fiance Jessica Haeckel of "Gemiinii Riisiing" and continues to produce and play tasty originals and flavorful covers for your sonic enjoyment.