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This Weekend: Mauldin's BBQ Fest, Rock Hill's Tap The Rock! 

We stay in SC this weekend for two great events having to do with two of our other favorite things...food and beer! 
Both events are relatively early in the day, and are family-friendly! Get the details below!
 
FRIDAY SEPT 23: MAULDIN BBQ COOKOFF 6:30pm
Mauldin Cultural Center
101 East Butler Road, Mauldin SC 29662
Music starts at 6:30pm!
https://mauldinbbq.com/

SATURDAY, SEPT 24: TAP THE ROCK CRAFT BEER FEST 1:00pm
The White Home Historic Rock Hill Museum
258 E. White St., Rock Hill SC 29730
1:00-5:00P​M
https://beerfests.com/events/tap-the-rock/

Back on the Road! THIS WEEKEND: Columbia & Raleigh! 

Join us for two great clubs in the twin Capital Cities of the Carolinas....first in Columbia on FRIDAY SEPT 16 AT THE MUSIC FARM COLUMBIA.....then in Raleigh on SATURDAY SEPT 17 AT THE SOUTHLAND BALLROOM RALEIGHWOOD. We will be joined on both shows by special guests and up-and-coming Charleston band the Dead 27s.....and on Friday in Columbia we'll also be joined by The Distributors! See the shows page for more of our busy upcoming schedule!!

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!

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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+