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Roadside Cross | Original Songs of Life, Love, and Restoration
Roadside Cross
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United States of America
Louisville, KY
United States of America
  • Rock
  • Christian
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Number of shows: 78
Total viewers: 1,625
Fan favorites: 20
More About Roadside Cross

When the blues is played the way the blues is to be played, the artist has dug deep and brought forth that eternally flowing water that connects all the blues, wherever and whenever it is played. The energy transcends the music.

Likewise, the story telling of Andrew Peterson, the grit of Todd Agnew, the rawness of Zach Williams, the blues of Mighty Jeremiahs, and the southern comfort of Third Day, are more than faith-based folk-rock. It’s a connection to the stream of Living Water that flows through all of us. The relationship transcends the music.

This is a stop along the journey of a traveling, Christian, singer/songwriter. I’ve traveled many roads in different directions. Pause with me here for refreshment, for growth, for self-assessment.

I’m going to write about how the roads got me here - got us all here. And where the stream can take us.

- Greg Brasel
Roadside Cross
Fun Stuff about the Artist

Life on the Street

Always love it when mom stops the stroller, and the kid in tow thinks it's cool to just come up and start strumming your guitar - while you're playing!

It's also great when passersby realize you're playing contemporary Christian music and they light up, give you a big thumbs up, and say they appreciate you.

What’s so cool about live performance is it’s true music; you can’t hide behind someone else’s doctrine, interpretations, and feelings. To me, it's the ultimate in making music. Busking is just throwing yourself out there, with no rules of engagement and no choice but to be authentic.

And, ya know, like make music.

Embarrassing Moment

Aaaahh This has stuck with me forever! I have to go all the way back to grade school. You might say that I become attached to my instruments...

I started out playing the tuba. In the 5th grade, sitting in the band and being bored stupid while the director worked with the flutes or something, I mindlessly was sticking my fingers into various nooks and crannies of my instrument (and there are a lot on a tuba). Somehow I managed to get my finger through and stuck in this ring where you'd attach a carrying strap. And it WOULD NOT COME OUT.

After embarrassing "rescue attempts" from the director, the school nurse, various kids and teachers - and yes, the fire department - the janitor lubed my finger up with some grease and yanked my finger from the brass ring.

From then on I was known as "the kid who got his finger stuck in the tuba"!

My Instrument

My bass is a Warwick Corvette Std Fretless 4-String Bubinga in natural finish. Simply amazingly warm, deep, growly, and mmwhaah on the top end. Incredible.

My acoustic for busking especially when I travel is a Traveler Ultra-Light Maple, an absolutely indestructible piece of enabling technology.

For recording and performing I have a 40 year-old Martin D-28 Dreadnought. Thanks to TLC this sweet baby is in top shape, and would never, ever, dare to insult its pedigree and disappoint its owner - nothing but bold mids, plenty of bottom and mellow highs.

Occasionally you'll find me with my wife's guitar, an authentic, hippy 1970-ish Gibson B-25. Love to play it and imagine sitting around a campfire in the mountains singing songs about love, nature, and freedom.

Rocker Pins

Standing Ovation Pin Standing Ovation Pin
40 Awards
“Bravo, Bravo!”
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Love Song Pin Love Song Pin
4 Awards
“You made my heart sing.”
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DJ Pin DJ Pin
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“Thanks for playing my song.”
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Rock God Pin Rock God Pin
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“I bow to your Godliness.”
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Stay-at-Home Jammer Stay-at-Home Jammer
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“On my couch, saving the world.”
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