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

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+