UPDATES

NEXT SHOW: Saturday Afternoon March 3, 1-5pm, for The Richland County Sheriff's Foundation! 

Join us from 1 to 5 pm Saturday, March 3, 2018, at Hay Hill Events (1625 Bluff Road, Columbia, SC) for The Richland County Sheriff's Foundation Inaugural Oyster Roast and Pig Pickin' Benefit. Come one, come all to enjoy an afternoon of fellowship along with steamed oysters and delicious barbecue with all the sides and fixins. Tickets will include all your food, shucking supplies, drinks (beer & wine for those ages 21 & up), and wonderful LIVE entertainment by the renowned Blue Dogs, South Carolina's own (www.bluedogs.com)! This inaugural oyster roast & pig pickin' benefit will be a CAN'T MISS event. There are a limited number of tickets available. While we plan on selling at the door, make sure you get your tickets ahead of time before they sell out!

FOR INFO, SPONSORSHIPS, AND TICKETS, CLICK HERE!

Dogs & Five Way Friday at the Windjammer THIS SATURDAY 2/17! 

THIS SATURDAY 2/17! Get your tickets now. Two bands, good friends, good music, and a whole lotta fun. Jam good time, indeed. Starting promptly at 9pm! Blue Dogs set, FWF set, and a set together! Featuring special appearances by Mac LEAPHART, Michael McWhirter on keyboards, Charlie Thompson on pedal steel, and Greg "G-Money" Walker on drums for the Dogs...and members of UNCLE MINGO sittin in...GET TICKETS NOW!

This Weekend FEB 2-3: Columbia & Augusta! 

THIS WEEKEND: 

FRIDAY FEB 2: THE MUSIC FARM, COLUMBIA SC 

with openers Black Iron Gathering 

Our annual winter show in Soda City will be another early affair...so line up the babysitter...you'll have time to see the show, hit Waffle House, and still get home by midnight! :) 

Doors 7pm - BIG 8pm - Dogs 9pm! 

4 TICKETS for the price of THREE - available online through Thursday 

GET TICKETS NOW BY CLICKING HERE

  

SATURDAY FEB 3: THE BARN AT CHAMPIONS RETREAT - EVANS GA (AUGUSTA AREA) 

with Joe Stevenson 

Doors 7pm - Joe 8pm - Dogs 9pm 

PUBLIC SHOW - ADVANCE TICKETS HIGHLY RECOMMENDED 

This is the first of many shows to come at this highly regarded golfing community (three 9-hole courses designed by Nicklaus, Palmer, Player), and the Barn is a beautiful event space (http://www.championsretreat.net/the-barn/)! THIS SHOW IS OPEN TO THE PUBLIC as well as members of the golf club. 

Click HERE for information and tickets!!

Dogs Raise Over $180K With 5th Annual Show at Charleston Music Hall!! 

We are still buzzing from our shows on 12/28-29....first at the Music Farm with the Killer Whales, Travis Allison Band, and Don Merkle & the Blacksmiths....then of course on the 29th for the "big show" (SOLD OUT!) at the Charleston Music Hall featuring The Connells, The Killer Whales, Peyton Tochterman, Leisure McCorkle, Holland Teed, Micah Nichols and the Blue Dogs Big Band (with James Bernabe, Dan Hood, Jamie Harper, Charlie Thompson, Greg Walker, Parker Dewitt, and of course Hank Futch and Bobby Houck). We already knew we had a dollar-for-dollar match with our foundation partner, the PRESS ON FUND....but then we were happily surprised to find that SHAWN JENKINS (who named the now-under-construction new MUSC Children's Hospital) was in attendance and who also pledged to match ALL funds raised.....meaning our take would be TRIPLED!! Thanks to $30k+ in sponsor money, and roughly $30k in net proceeds from ticket sales...we have raised a grand total this year of $180,000!!! (Starting in 2014, we raised roughly $5000, in 2015 $50,000, in 2016 $130,000, and in 2017 $180,000...bringing our grand total as an event over $370,000!!!

We want to thank everyone who came to the show, donated, volunteered....but most of all, our generous sponsors, many of whom have been with us since the beginning.....this year's sponsors were: BACKSTAGE WHISKEY, HOOCH, TITO'S HANDMADE VODKA, TACO BELL (JEM MARKETING GROUP), SC FEDERAL CREDIT UNION, MCLEOD LAW GROUP LLC, CAPITOL MATERIALS, HOMEGROWN HOSPITALITY, MAJOR GRAPHICS, MASHBURN CONSTRUCTION, BLACKBAUD (JON BOLT), CCBG REAL ESTATE GROUP (DAN HENDERSON), FINZ, REAVIS-COMER DEVELOPMENT, SEAMON WHITESIDE, SOUTHERN TRUST MORTGAGE (EDWARD WILSON), SOUTHWIND HOMES, SPENCER & SPENCER LAW FIRM, STOKES REGIONAL EYE CENTERS....and CB COMPANY (CHRYSTAL BARLEY), STAGE PRESENCE LLC, AND EAR FOR MUSIC!

THANK YOU....be on the lookout for the "save the date" announcement to take place on MLK Day, January 15, 2018!

 

CMH Show Friday 12/29; "Super Goo Jam" at the Music Farm 12/28! 

THE BLUE DOGS are putting on their 5th Annual Benefit for MUSC's SHAWN JENKINS CHILDREN'S HOSPITAL and its PEDIATRIC ONCOLOGY RESEARCH program....along with the PRESS ON FUND, providing a dollar for dollar match of every donation, and an amazing group of SPONSORS, led by Darius Rucker's BACKSTAGE WHISKEY, HOOCH MIXER, TACO BELL, TITO'S VODKA, and South Carolina FEDERAL CREDIT UNION....amongst many others...

THE big show takes place FRIDAY, DECEMBER 29, AT THE CHARLESTON MUSIC HALL.

IF you are going, and you want some EXTRA fun...or if you are NOT going, and you want an intimate preview of the artists performing Friday night...and have a little more holiday cheer...

PLEASE JOIN THE BLUE DOGS and friends on THURSDAY, DECEMBER 28, AT THE MUSIC FARM STARTING AT 8PM for a night of great music. Tickets $10 adv/$12 at door (all proceeds going to MUSC)

 Performing will be:

THE KILLER WHALES (one hour headlining set)

TRAVIS ALLISON BAND

DON MERKLE & THE BLACKSMITHS

THE "SUPER GOO JAM" featuring MEMBERS OF THE BLUE DOGS & THE CONNELLS, FINNEGAN BELL, and others

Solo acoustic mini-sets by PEYTON TOCHTERMAN, LEISURE MCCORKLE, HOLLAND TEED

JOIN US ON EITHER OR BOTH NIGHTS AND HELP PROVIDE RESOURCES FOR PEDIATRIC CANCER RESEARCH, BEING CONDUCTED RIGHT HERE IN CHARLESTON AT MUSC!

 

 

 

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UPCOMING SHOWS

Previous events

Compass of Carolina's 17th Annual Chase Away the Blues

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The Handlebar, 304 East Stone Avenue, Greenville, SC

With special guest Wanda Johnson! To benefit Compass of Carolina….$18 ticket includes BBQ dinner.

$18 Age limit: All ages

Feb21

Private Event

Greenville, SC

Feb8

private event

Valdosta, GA

Feb1

Blue Dogs at Eddie's Attic

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Eddie's Attic, 515-B North McDonough St., Decatur, Georgia

The Dogs return to Eddie's after a long absence….one set during the second show of the evening! Reserved tables (highly recommended) are $75!

$15adv/$20dos Age limit: All ages

Jan31

Blue Jean Ball is being rescheduled!

Blue Jean Ball, Augusta, Georgia

We regret that the 3rd Annual Blue Jean Ball is being moved, but as soon as we know the new date, you will know! Stay tuned!!

SC Festival & Event Association

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House of Blues, 4640 Hwy 17 S, North Myrtle Beach, South Carolina

The Blue Dogs full band will be performing last for the SC Festival and Event Association's music showcase at the HOB! The show is open to the public, and the Dogs have 50 FREE tickets to give away to the first 50 fans who want to be there! Email us at dogtalk@bluedogs.com! SCHEDULE 6:00p Fireworks 6:15p Doors Open 6:50p Welcome and first intro 7:00 – 7:45p Monika James & Band 7:55p – 8:40p Jive Mother Mary 8:50p – 9:35p Blue Dogs

$5 Age limit: All ages

Jan17

Private Function

Have a party or event? Contact us at dogtalk@bluedogs.com if you are interested in the Dogs full band, trio, duo, solo….yo!

Jan11

Music and Oysters for Wildlife

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Awendaw Green, Awendaw, South Carolina

We are joining this awesome event once again! Best oysters you'll ever have, of course great music, and a great cause! LINEUP: 2:00 Lincoln Middle/High Steel Band 2:30 Red Dog Ramblers 3:30 Blue Dogs 5:00 Occasional Milkshake 6:00 Danielle Howle + Firework Show 7:00 Doug Jones!

$35/40 Age limit: All ages

25th Anniversary Show @ Charleston Music Hall

Charleston Music Hall, 37 John Street, Charleston, South Carolina

With special guests Radney Foster, Mark Bryan and others from Hootie and the Blowfish, Dan Lottie of Dangermuffin, Doug Jones of Cravin Melon, Danielle Howle, The Archetypes, Mac Leaphart & John Wesley Satterfield, and more to be announced! VIP TICKETS ARE SOLD OUT.

$17-$20 Gallery $20-$25 Orchestra $50 VIP Age limit: All ages

The Neighborhood Theatre w/ Special Guest Radney Foster

The Neighborhood Theatre, 511 EAST 36TH STREET, Charlotte, NC

Our 5th annual "post-Christmas Co-bill"...this year with special guest Texas native and Nashville songwriting legend and country performer Radney Foster! Tickets are on sale now...a limited number of VIP tickets are available!

$15ADV/$20DOS Age limit: All ages

Dec20

private party

Greer, South Carolina

Big Friday!! Five Way Friday With Bobby & Hank of the Blue Dogs

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The Loose Cockaboose, 936 South Stadium Road, Columbia, South Carolina

A rare Five Way Friday show...on the eve of one of the biggest days in the SC calendar...at a classic venue with a great bar, a great outdoor stage, and lots of room for good friends to get together again...Gamecocks and Tigers alike welcome. Bobby and Hank will play an opening set starting at 9pm, and will also perform with the band as the night goes on. Tickets available at door only.

Age limit: 21+