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

May3

Clemson Prowl and Growl (Bobby Solo)

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EdVenture, 211 Gervais Street , Columbia, SC

 

Apr29

SweetWater Music Festival

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Charleston, SC

BLUE DOGS @ THE MAIN STAGE-Charleston Craft Beer Week will conclude on Sunday, April 29 with The SweetWater Music Festival, an all-day craft beer and live music event featuring popular national and regional bands. The festival, hosted SweetWater Brewing Company, will take place at The Citadel’s Johnson Hagood Stadium from 11am until 8pm. The music lineup includes Rehab, Drivin’ N Cryin’, Eddie Bush, The Piedmont Boys, Homemade Wine and The Blue Dogs.  Just one week after their 8th annual SweetWater 420Festival in Atlanta, SweetWater Brewery representatives will be on site to host the event and serve up their lip-smackin’ lineup of brews.

 

$10

Apr28

Private Wedding

Johns Island, SC

 

Apr27

Capri Theatre

302 North Limestone Street, Gaffney, SC

This is our first time at this new venue in Gaffney, SC...a noble attempt to keep an historic theatre alive! Hank and Bobby (and some special guests) will be treating this show like an acoustic "guitar pull" and it's sure to be a great evening of music. Click here for their website and information.

$10

Apr25

Pawley's Front Porch (Bobby Solo)

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827 Harden Street , Columbia, SC

Apr23

In Reach Fundraiser (Bobby solo)

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Carolina Golf Club, 2415 Old Steele Creek Rd., Charlotte, NC

 

Apr21

The Sandshaker Lounge

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The Sandshaker Lounge, 731 Pensacola Beach Blvd, Gulf Breeze, FL

The Dogs roll in to the Gulf Shore to play an afternoon show....4-8pm....at the legendary Sandshaker! Bobby, Hank, Greg and Daren will be bringing it to the people of P'cola Beach....Carolina style! www.sandshaker.com

Apr20

Due South Festival

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209 West Remington Ave, Thomasville, GA

Gates open 5:30pm. Rain or shine! The New 76ers from Tallahassee FL open at 6pm. Then after a brief break, the Dogs will play 8pm-10pm! Click here for more information

Apr19

Kemopalooza at Chickawa Outdoor Center

Saluda River Club, 644 Corley Mill Road, Lexington, SC

A show to benefit the Palmetto Health Foundation and specifically Camp Kemo and pediatric cancer patients. A cause near and dear to our hearts. Blue Dogs do a one-hour set at 8:45pm during a great night out. www.palmettohealthfoundation.org/kemopalooza

Apr14

Pi Kappa Phi/UNC Spring Formal (Private)

Charleston, SC


Apr12

Liberty Taproom (Bobby Solo)

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Columbia, SC


Apr11

Mac's Speed Shop (Bobby Solo)

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Southend, 2511 South Blvd., Charlotte, NC


Apr5

5 Points After 5

The Fountain in 5 Points, Columbia, SC

The Dogs kick off the 2012 season of Thursday night performances after a several years' absence from doing this event they used to do yearly! They can't wait. More details to follow.

FREE

Apr3

Mac's Speed Shop (Bobby Solo)

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Steele Creek, 2414 Sandy Porter Rd., Charlotte, NC


Mar31

Post Bridge Run Concert

Bus Depot/Downtown, Charleston , SC

Come enjoy Blue Moon Beer, Lowcountry Boil, and The Blue Dogs post Bridge Run.

$40

Mar28

Pawley's Front Porch (Bobby Solo)

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827 Harden Street, Columbia, SC

 

Mar25

Lamb Jam 2012 (Blue Dogs Acoustic Trio)

Awendaw, SC


Mar17

Sharkeys (Blue Dogs Acoustic/Evening Set)

Ocean Isle


Mar17

Nosh (Blue Dogs Acoustic/Afternoon Set)

10880 Ocean Highway, Pawleys Island, SC


Mar15

Florence Little Theatre Benefit (Bobby and Hank)

Florence, SC

 Help the FLT raise funds! Bobby and Hank come home to help out and play a few tunes and sit in with others. Not a full Blue Dogs show. Show starts promptly at 7:30 until 10:30...two sets with intermission.