UPDATES

Blue Dog Days of Summer... 

Just a note to thank everyone who came out to see us in May, June, and July--and to wish everyone a wonderful rest of your summer! Like you, we like a little time off when the Dog Days arrive...so we'll take a break from shows through the month of August, but will be back in action this Fall, starting with The Music Farm/Columbia SC on 9/11/15, and of course ramping up with anticipation to our 3rd Annual Homecoming at the Charleston Music Hall on Sunday, December 27! But don't worry, we'll be checking in, and keeping the merch store open, and answering any inquiries about bookings or anything else. Stay in touch, and get your CMH show tickets soon, as we are back to doing just one show and know it will sell out sooner than later! Be safe, and we'll see you soon.

JULY 24-25: Raleigh & Charlotte! 

Ladies and Gentledogs, The full band hits the weekend trail one more time before we take our traditional August summer break....and before Hank Futch heads North for his new adventures....so come join us for a great weekend of summer jams and a rousing send-off for our boy Hank...and speaking of old school, we are coming back to Raleigh and going back in time to the Pour House, the site of some awesome Blue Dogs shows....we think it's the perfect time and place to come back to Raleighwood. And on Saturday, we'll return to the Neighborhood Theatre and look forward to a great show as usual....opening bands each night, Friday the Nasty Habits, a local Raleigh Americana band, and Saturday our friends Finnegan Bell, an incredible SC folk-rock band. FOR BOTH NIGHTS, advance tickets are $5 cheaper, so go to the "shows" page and click on the appropriate link. SEE you next weekend!

THANK YOU FANS!!! - Blue Dogs 3rd Annual Homecoming Show Sunday, Dec. 27, 2015 at the Charleston Music Hall 

THANK YOU!!! 
to those who responded so generously last week with your purchase of tickets to our 3rd Annual Homecoming Show. Over 2/3 of the VIP tickets were sold in the last week and many others bought regular tickets as well. Let's keep this going and make for an amazing night of music, friends, cocktails, and memories--and funds for MUSC's Children's Hospital.
Details about the show below. 

 
Blue Dogs 3rd Annual Homecoming Show
Sunday, Dec. 27, 2015
Charleston Music Hall, Downtown Charleston SC
Doors: 7:00 PM | Show Starts: 8:00 PM
VIP - $100 (Limited Availability)| Individual - $50
 
Special Blue Dogs Pre:Sale begins Tuesday, July 7th at 10 am
(password & instructions to be sent via email to 2013 & 2014 show attendees only)
 
Music Hall Pre-Sale begins Thursday, July 9th at 10 am
(password & instructions to be sent via email to Charleston Music Hall VIPs only)
 
General Public On Sale begins Friday, July 10th at 10 am
 
Ticket Link | Show Link
 
 
Dearest Dog People,
 
First of all, THANK YOU for being one of the nearly 2500 folks who joined us for our two 26th Anniversary shows last December and our 25th Anniversary show in December 2013. Without you, there is no show, no band, no Blue Dogs! And because of you, we literally have had some of the greatest nights of our lives as musicians. It means so much to us to have a full house of friends, fans, and family, and then to have all these musicians and friends come out and spend the evening with us—it has been incredible.
 
When we planned our 25th anniversary show in 2013, we realized that we had found the ANNUAL EVENT we had 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.
You helped make that dream come true.
 
In an effort to solidify this event as an annual affair, and turn it into a charitable event, we partnered last year with MUSC’s Children’s Hospital, which will be the beneficiary of all proceeds beyond expenses. Our friends at TITO’S Handmade Vodka came on board to help in the effort.
 
SO: our 3rd Annual HOMECOMING Show this year will take place at the Charleston Music Hall on Sunday, December 27, 2015. We will only be performing ONE NIGHT this year, so make sure to get your tickets early! We have a LIMITED TIME offer for everyone who attended shows the past two years—starting TUESDAY JULY 7, you have first access to tickets, but only until THURSDAY JULY 9, when they go on sale to Charleston Music Hall patrons, and then to the public on FRIDAY JULY 10. We are working on plans for this year which we will share with you very soon, 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 this year.  More VIP tickets are available this year—they include premium seating, a pre-show reception, a show poster and a commemorative laminate.
 
Over the past two years some of our oldest musical friends, including Edwin McCain, Darius Rucker, Hootie and the Blowfish, Radney Foster, Doug Jones, Danielle Howle, Pat McGee, Wallace Mullinax, Bryson Jennings, Sadler Vaden and a host of other talented musicians from SC have joined us on stage, so watch out for announcements about special guests that will join us for our third annual homecoming event.
 
We’ll do it all again this December. We look forward to sharing another special time with you and your friends and families!
 
Have a great rest of the summer, and we’ll see you soon.

Pawley's Island, Isle of Palms, Raleigh, Charlotte...COME ON DOWN!!! 

 
Dates, dates and more dates...coming up!

...woof  

SATURDAY, JUNE 27 
COPPER MOUNTAIN, CO
COPPER MOUNTAIN RESORT
@ 2:00pm
gone with the dogs event at burning stones plaza. aaron burdett band performs 12pm

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FRIDAY, JULY 3
PAWLEY'S ISLAND, SC
PAWLEY'S PRIME COURTYARD
@ 8:00pm, All Ages welcome!

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SATURDAY, JULY 4
ISLE OF PALMS, SC
THE WINDJAMMER
click HERE for more info.


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FRIDAY, JULY 24 
RALEIGH, NC
POUR HOUSE
click HERE for more info.


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SATURDAY, JULY 25
CHARLOTTE, NC
NEIGHBORHOOD THEATRE
click HERE for more info.

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UPCOMING SHOWS

Previous events

Feb9

30th Annual Citadel Brigadier Foundation Blue & White Bash

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McAlister Field House, 171 Moultrie Street, Charleston, SC

The Brigadier Foundation's annual fundraiser with buffet dinner, open bar. silent & live auction items, and live music with the Blue Dogs Big Band! The event is in McAlister Field House on the Citadel campus.

There will be a silent and live auction, raffle boxes, wine raffle, and cash raffle at the event. Tickets available at the link provided. Come one and all! Go Dogs!

Dec28

Super Goo Jam!

Music Farm Charleston, 32 Ann Street, Charleston, SC

This is our "preview" show...our "night before the big show" when we bring in many of our old and new musical friends...most from Charleston...to hear some great music and have a little jam...tickets only $10 and go to our charity! Special guests tba!

Radney Foster w Bobby Houck & Finnegan Bell

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Woolfe Street Playhouse, 34 Woolfe Street, Charleston, SC

Join us for an acoustic evening with Radney Foster at the intimiate Woolfe Street Playhouse on November 16th, 2017. He'll be joined by Blue Dogs' Bobby Houck, and Finnegan Bell!

Doors open at 7pm, show starts at 8pm.

Tickets available at the link. $25 in advance | $30 Day of the show!

Nov9

EVG's Stand for Hope to Support Alex's Lemonade!

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701 Whaley, 701 Whaley Street, Columbia SC

Another wonderful opportunity to support PEDIATRIC cancer research in the capital city! STAND with us and be counted. Tickets available now!! Food, drink, music, fun....all is included.

SEALKIDS Swim Jam! ~new date~

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On the Dunes at The Windjammer, Front Beach, Isle of Palms, SC

Join the fun on Saturday, September 9th, 2017 for the Inaugural SEALKIDS SwimJam fundraiser- a 5k or 2 mile open water swim competition off the beach of Isle of Palms followed by a benefit concert and celebration hosted at The Windjammer.

SIGN UP TODAY for our Online Silent Auction- 100% of proceeds will benefit SEALKIDS. Auction goes LIVE on Monday 9/04. https://my.bidr.co/events/sealkids/items

The evening's events will feature live music from Charleston’s own Natty Grass Band, Triangle Bluegrass and, local favorites, the Blue Dogs as well as a Live Auction, activities, special Navy SEAL guests, 50/50 raffle and more!

Swim registration and benefit tickets are NOW ON SALE. 100% of profit will be donated back to SEALKIDS supporting children of our nation's Navy SEALs.

When Navy SEALs are given a task, they set immediately to work with a singular focus: completing the mission. Today’s mission is inviting you to help us support SEALKIDS with fun for the whole family.

Morning Schedule of Events: 8:00 am - Race Packet Pickup For Swimmers 9:00 am - Safety Brief 9:30 am - Warm Up 10:00 am - Swim Race Start 1:00 pm - Swim Race Finish 1:30 pm - Awards Ceremony

Evening's Events: 5:30 pm- The Natty Grass Band 6:30 pm - Triangle Bluegrass Band 7:30 pm - Live Auction / Raffles, and Giveaways. 8:00 pm to 10:30 pm - The BLUE DOGS Times are subject to change

Come enjoy this family-friendly event while supporting a great cause! To learn more about SEALKIDS please visit us at www.sealkids.org

Buckaroo!

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Atlanta Polo Club, 4563 Polo Lane, Atlanta, GA

Tickets on Sale NOW for Buckaroo!!! FACT Relief Foundation and Press On Fund have come together for the The 2017 Buckaroo Festival, featuring The Blue Dogs, the Joey Landreth trio and Eddie Smith, the Memphis Legend. Relax, play and sing along at this event being held at the Atlanta Polo Club for this fantastic gathering. Great music, fantastic food and drink, and games provided; so, throw a Buckaroo Frisbee, enjoy corn hole, but mostly enjoy the day with friends and family, and of course there is plenty of room to dance (GA Football on TV too!). Proceeds will benefit Press On's Childhood Cancer Research and Families Battling Catastrophic illness or injury through FACT Relief.

Sofar Sounds Charleston & Amnesty International: Give A Home

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Edmund's Oast, 1081 Morrison Drive, Charleston, SC

Sofar Charleston is so happy to partner with Amnesty International for this amazing event! Join us at our invite only event at Edmund's Oast on September 20th and enjoy music by Katie Rose Music, Bobby Houck of The Blue Dogs and Atlas Road Crew (A.R.C)!!!! There's still time to apply: https://www.sofarsounds.com/comp/GiveAHomeCharlestonSC1

THE LARGEST GLOBAL FESTIVAL EVER HELD 300+ GIGS, 60 COUNTRIES, 1 DAY Musicians, refugees and communities are coming together in homes all over the world to recognize the things that unite us: the shared love of music... and the need for a place to call home. Sofar Sounds and Amnesty International welcome you to join us at small, intimate gigs taking place on a huge, global scale in support of 20M+ refugees worldwide.

Sep15

private wedding