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

Feb22

Bands, Brews and BBQ-Friends of Caroline Hospice

Port Royal, SC


Feb16

USC Delta Zeta's Sweet Caroline Bone Marrow Drive Kickoff Party

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The Tin Roof, 1022 Senate Street, Columbia, SC

Blue Dogs full band at the roof for the kickoff to the Delta Zeta's annual bone marrow and blood drive! Ticket info tba!

Age limit: 21+

Feb15

Francis Marion University Performing Arts Center

Florence, SC

 More info tba very soon!

Feb2

Blue Oyster Bash

Charles Towne Landing - Founders Hall, 1500 Old Towne Road , Charleston, SC

$50/advance, $60/after Jan. 25

Feb1

Old Towne Tavern **Bobby Houck solo**

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1044 Broad Street , Camden , SC

 With special guest Rusty Davis on guitar!

Jan31

Pawleys Front Porch Oyster Roast **Bobby Houck Solo**

827 Harden Street Columbia, SC 29205, Columbia, SC

www.pawleysfrontporch.com 6-9pm solo. The monthly OYSTER ROAST!

Jan26

Blue Jean Ball

Open House on the River, 1213 Old Plantation Rd., North Augusta, SC

 

$60 (Limited Number of Tickets Available)

Jan25

Smith's Olde Bar

1578 Piedmont Avenue Northeast , Atlanta, GA

 

$15 Advance Age limit: 21+

Jan20

30A Songwriters Festival

Highway 30A, Northwest, FL

The 30A SONGWRITERS FESTIVAL is a three-day music festival featuring more than 125 songwriters and over 200 performances in venues ranging from intimate listening rooms to spacious outdoor amphitheaters amid a backdrop of brilliant white sand beaches and turquoise waters along scenic Highway 30A in Northwest Florida on the Gulf of Mexico.

For more information and constant updates, please visit the website www.30asongwritersfestival.com

Ticket Prices Vary

Jan19

30A Songwriters Festival

Highway 30A, Northwest, FL

 The 30A SONGWRITERS FESTIVAL is a three-day music festival featuring more than 125 songwriters and over 200 performances in venues ranging from intimate listening rooms to spacious outdoor amphitheaters amid a backdrop of brilliant white sand beaches and turquoise waters along scenic Highway 30A in Northwest Florida on the Gulf of Mexico.

For more information and constant updates, please visit the website www.30asongwritersfestival.com

Ticket Prices Vary

Jan18

30A Songwriters Festival

Highway 30A, Northwest, FL

The 30A SONGWRITERS FESTIVAL is a three-day music festival featuring more than 125 songwriters and over 200 performances in venues ranging from intimate listening rooms to spacious outdoor amphitheaters amid a backdrop of brilliant white sand beaches and turquoise waters along scenic Highway 30A in Northwest Florida on the Gulf of Mexico.

For more information and constant updates, please visit the website www.30asongwritersfestival.com

Ticket Prices Vary

Dec30

Professionals Night @ The Windjammer

1008 Ocean Boulevard, Isle of Palms, SC

 An evening with the Dogs! Featuring our SIX PIECE LINEUP....Hank and Bobby with Greg on drums, Wallace Mullinax on guitar, Daren Shumaker on mandolin, and Jason Moore (from Uncle Mingo) on keyboards!! No opener, two sets, one big night....for professionals only, by the way...no amateurs allowed...(that's tomorrow night 12/31)!!

$10 Advance / $15 Day of Show Age limit: 18+

Dec29

3rd Annual-Blue Dogs Holiday Show with Drivin' & Cryin'

Neighborhood Theatre, 511 East 36th Street, Charlotte, NC


$15 Advance / $20 Day of Show Age limit: 18+

Dec28

The Handlebar with Drivin' & Cryin'

Greenville, SC

The Blue Dogs play first on this cobill with Rock Legends D&C

Check Website for Ticket Info Age limit: 18+

Dec27

Ziggys with Drivin' & Cryin'

Winston Salem, NC

Blue Dogs play first on this holiday week cobill with Rock Legends D&C

Check Website for Ticket Info Age limit: 18+

Dec20

Pawleys Front Porch CHRISTMAS OYSTER ROAST **Bobby Houck Solo**

827 Harden Street Columbia, SC 29205, Columbia, SC

Dec7

Plums **Hank and Bobby with Daren**

Beaufort, SC

Acoustic Duo Performance

http://plumsrestaurant.com/

Nov29

Pawleys Front Porch **Bobby Houck Solo**

827 Harden Street Columbia, SC 29205, Columbia, SC

Nov23

Land's End Restaurant and Bar

444 Marina Drive, Georgetown, SC

Acoustic Duo Performance

TBA