This Weekend, August 22 & 23: Two Shows in the greater Charlotte Area--the CLEAR MOUNTAIN VIEW FESTIVAL and US WHITEWATER CTR'S RIVER JAM! 

This weekend, we will make two stops, both within 60 miles of the Queen City of Charlotte...
first, on Friday night, we are one of a number of great bands playing the 3RD ANNUAL CLEAR MOUNTAIN VIEW FESTIVAL  in LAWNDALE NC, located approximately 55 miles from downtown Charlotte NC, just north of Shelby NC. The festival is a THREE DAY event, from the 21st through the 23rd, and features such bands as the Hackensaw Boys, Big Daddy Love, Yarn, Sol Driven Train, Shannon Whitworth, and many more. Camping available!! The Dogs set is 8:45-10pm on Friday night! GET YOUR TICKETS HERE!!
Then on Saturday evening, the band will be the featured and only performer at the US National Whitewater Center, in their weekly "River Jam" series. The band will play two family-friendly sets from 7-10pm. For more information, click here.

2nd Annual Homecoming Tickets On Sale Now & Selling Fast! 

Greetings Dog People!
Welcome to the all new BlueDogs.com. It's a work in progress with lots of new stuff in the works!

We are excited to go out for our a little "mini-tour" of some of our favorite places...central Virginia, Washington DC, and Raleighwood NC this week. Check out the shows page for details on those dates.

Also, hopefully you noticed last week's announcement about our 2nd Annual Homecoming at the Charleston Music Hall on December 27 and 28 in Charleston, SC - well, we're happy to let you know that tickets are ON SALE NOW and they're selling quickly!  Click here to get your tickets for one or both nights - the best seats are going fast!


2nd Annual Homecoming Show Announced - TWO NIGHTS at the Charleston Music Hall 

Dearest Dog People,

Many of you know that last December we had our 25th Anniversary show at the Charleston Music Hall in Charleston, SC with friends and special guests from Darius Rucker, Edwin McCain, Dan Lotti of Dangermuffin, Radney Foster, and many others. It was truly a night to remember. We had one of the greatest nights of our lives as musicians. It meant so much to us to have a full house, and then to have all these musicians and friends come out and spend the evening with us…it was incredible.

That very night, we decided that we had found the ANNUAL EVENT we have been searching for our whole career. We have always wanted to host a musical happening in Charleston that would be an annual homecoming of sorts…one that would allow us to hang out with other musicians and our families and friends and make some kind of special noise together.  Last year, 1,000 of our biggest fans helped make that come true.

So we are going to turn a milestone into a new beginning…our annual HOMECOMING show…except that this year, we were encouraged by the folks at the venue to turn the show into a TWO-NIGHT EVENT. So this year we'll be taking over the Charleston Music Hall for two special nights - December 27-28, 2014.
Plans are in the works for each night and we'll share those with you as details develop, but rest assured you’ll get plenty of Blue Dogs and as many special guests and special moments as we can bring onto the stage on those two evenings.
Tickets go on sale to the public Tuesday, July 22 - CLICK HERE to get your tickets. Last year's show sold out and this year's two-night event will certainly sell quickly!   We hope you will join us for these two very special nights in the heart of the Holy City with some of our most talented friends and guests! 

NEXT UP: End of July Run in VA, DC, and NC 

We are very much looking forward to a late July run that'll take us up to Culpeper VA, Washington DC, and back down to Raleigh NC. Hope to see a bunch of new and familiar faces in these great places. All 3 venues are new to the Blue Dogs - the beautiful and historic State Theatre has emerged from a $9m renovation, and it is gorgeous; Gypsy Sally's is the new and happening music venue in the Capitol City (and specializes in Americana); and this is our first show at Raleigh's Southland Ballroom!

Thursday, July 24 at The State Theatre - Culpeper, VA (click here for tickets) with Peyton Tochterman & Duke Merrick
Friday, July 25 at Gypsy Sally's - Washington, DC (click here for tickets) w/Scott Kurt & the Memphis 59
Saturday, July 26 at Southland Ballroom with Atlas Road Crew - Raleigh, NC (click here for tickets)

Keep an eye on the shows page for an ever-changing list of upcoming performances!




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