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And here's....the Rest of 2016! 

OK...the Dog Days are winding down, and we are just about ready to strike out again for the Fall....with an eye on our 4th Annual Homecoming Show (and the Preview Show) in Charleston December 27-28....take a look at our "SHOWS" page to learn a little more detail, but here's the schedule for the rest of 2016!

FRI SEPT 23: SOOIE. BBQ COOKOFF, Mauldin Cultural Center - MAULDIN SC
SAT SEPT 24: TAP THE ROCK Beer Festival - ROCK HILL SC
FRI OCT 14: ALEX'S LEMONADE STAND FOR HOPE,  to be announced...
SAT OCT 15: LIVE ON THE GREEN, Chapman Cultural Center - SPARTANBURG SC
FRI NOV 18: MUSIC TO YOUR MOUTH, Palmetto Bluff - BLUFFTON SC
SAT NOV 19: THE VISULITE THEATRE - CHARLOTTE NC
FRI NOV 23: VICTOR'S BISTRO THANKSGIVING EVE - FLORENCE SC
TUES DEC 27: CMH PREVIEW NIGHT, MUSIC FARM - CHARLESTON SC
WED DEC 28:
4TH ANNUAL HOMECOMING & BENEFIT FOR MUSC CHILDREN'S HOSPITAL AND PEDIATRIC CANCER & 28TH ANNIVERSARY
CHARLESTON MUSIC HALL, CHARLESTON SC

Blue Dog Days of Summer Hiatus 

After a great show at the wonderful Palmetto Bluff resort in Bluffton, the band is taking a break for the last remaining weeks of summer...getting in a little more beach time, getting the kids ready for school, and gearing up for a great Fall schedule....culminating in our 4th Annual Homecoming & Benefit at the Charleston Music Hall in December! Hope everyone has a safe and happy August, and we'll resume on 8/26 at the Wing Haven Gardens in Charlotte, to be followed in the Fall by shows in Columbia, Raleigh, Greenville, Rock Hill, Spartanburg, Bluffton, Charlotte, Florence, and Charleston...with more to be added soon! Woof woof.

Dogs Return to the ATL on Friday July 29! 

We are fired up for a summer show in Atlanta at a venue we've been wanting to play for some time...The Red Clay Music Foundry (formerly Red Clay Theatre), run and promoted by Eddie Owen Presents...of Eddie's Attic fame, of course. We'll be bringing with us some more South Carolina with us...our good friends and great band/singers/songwriters Finnegan Bell, now also based in Charleston. Don't miss them, and if you're in town that weekend, please make plans to join us and buy your tickets in advance, by clicking HERE. See you on the 29th in Duluth!

4th Annual Charleston Music Hall Show & Benefit TICKETS ON SALE NOW! Starting 6/30/16! 

It's already that time again....for tickets to go on sale for our annual event we started back in 2013 with our 25th Anniversary....With the 2014 show, we brought in MUSC's Children's Hospital as a charity partner, and we have run our yearly "homecoming celebration" as a benefit for what is now the SHAWN JENKINS MUSC CHILDREN'S HOSPITAL CAMPAIGN....and also for pediatric cancer research--and as such, we'll be announcing our association with the PRESS ON FOUNDATION later this summer.

Our 4th Annual Homecoming and 28TH ANNIVERSARY Benefit will take place WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 28 AT THE CHARLESTON MUSIC HALL. Special guests will be announced beginning this summer and throughout the Fall.

AND the important thing for now is....the best tickets are going on sale this week! And as we have in years past, there is a VIP experience that can be purchased for this show as well, including a preview night on Tuesday, December 27, at the Music Farm in Charleston.

For those that have bought tickets in the past, there will be a 24-hour presale starting on WEDNESDAY, JUNE 29, 2016 at 10:00am. Then TICKETS GO ON SALE TO THE PUBLIC ON THURSDAY, JUNE 30, AT 10:00AM! Go to www.charlestonmusichall.com for tickets ASAP!!
 

THIS WEEKEND: Mt Pleasant, Charlotte, Pawley's Island 

We have THREE great shows this weekend, and try and make it if you can...it's three of only a few remaining public shows of the summer!  Click on our "SHOWS" page for more information and website links.

FRIDAY JUNE 24: PARTY AT THE POINT out at the Charleston Harbor Resort at Patriot's Point in Mount Pleasant SC.
doors 5:30; openers Whiskey Run 5:30-6:30; Dogs 7-9pm. Family friendly! Get there early, and bring a chair if you want to sit. SPECIAL GUEST Doug Wanamaker on keyboards!

SATURDAY, JUNE 25:  THE DOUBLE DOOR INN, CHARLOTTE NC. Our fond farewell to the first club we played in the Queen City. Joined by special guests Buck Bradberry, Doug Wanamaker on keyboards, and Jason Hawthorn on guitar. TICKETS ARE LIMITED. Doors at 8, show at 9:00pm. No opener...two sets!!

SUNDAY, JUNE 26: ALL SAINTS CHURCH, PAWLEYS ISLAND SC: An evening of music, 6-9pm, outside. Bring the family and your lawn chairs!

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UPCOMING SHOWS

Previous events

May5

Wells Fargo Championships

Quail Hollow Country Club, 3700 Gleneagles Rd, Charlotte, NC

The Dogs will be performing on "Cinco De Mayo" during the PGA Wells Fargo Championships for the ticketed public outside near the 10th tee just as the last putt of the day drops...around 5:30pm....will break momentarily for the running of the KY Derby (on screens provided)...and will continue until about 7pm (then afterwards, for the members' party).

Apr28

Blue Dogs & Live Bait Outside at Mainland

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Mainland Container Co., 1528 Ben Sawyer Blvd, Mount Pleasant, SC

Blue Dogs headline an afternoon/early evening of music on the outdoor stage at Mainland...Music begins at 5pm, with our good friends and Charleston legends LIVE BAIT playing 5-6:30, and the Dogs big band will close the show with a 7-9pm set! Advance tickets ARE NOW available online by clicking here.

Apr27

Private Event

Mar9

Private Event

Charleston, SC

Mar3

RCSF Inaugural Oyster Roast & Pig Pickin'

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Hay Hill Events, 1625 Bluff Road, Columbia, SC

Join us and the Richland County Sheriff's Foundation for their Inaugural Oyster Roast and Pig Pickin' in support of the Foundation. Event goes from 1-5pm, with the Blue Dogs full band playing two sets of music. SPONSORSHIPS AVAILABLE. Info and Tickets at the Eventbrite site linked here.

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.