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

Nov18

The Candlelite Pavilion Presents: Birdies & Blue Grass

The Country Club of Summerville, 400 Country Club Boulevard, Summerville, SC

Social Hour after Golf with The Blue Dogs
FREE Draft Beer in Clubhouse Bar

Party 6:30 pm
Heavy Hors d’oeuvres
Cash Bar

$25

Nov12

GoWILD! 2011 Benefit Concert

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The Saloon at the NC Music Factory, 900 Seaboard Street, Charlotte, NC

GoWILD! 2011 Benefit Concert and Photo Auction benefits the Carolina Raptor Center. 

Ticket price includes free parking ($5 valet available), two drink tickets and light hors d'oeuvres. Silent and live auction includes gift packages and photos from the PhotoWild photo competition. They will also be auctioning off the naming of a really cool bird!!

$60 Single Ticket / $100 Per Couple

Nov11

Raleigh Roundup

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Kerr Scott Building on the NC State Fairgrounds, 1025 Blue Ridge Road , Raleigh, NC

MUSIC FROM CHATHAM COUNTY LINE & BLUE DOGS 

Tickets are $150.00 per person and include food from chefs for a cure, beverages, casino style gaming, live & silent auctions, mechanical bull riding, and more!!

Once you purchase your tickets online, you will be added to the guest list - there are no physical tickets!!

$150.00 per person

Nov5

South Carolina Pecan Festival

Florence, SC

Activities include seven stages of Live Music, Car & Tractor Shows, and a fun-filled Kid's Zone...just to name a few. Not to mention over 200 wonderful food & craft vendors & and some spectacular amusement rides!!

For more information, please visit: www.florencedowntown.com/2011pecanfestival.aspx

FREE

Oct22

Carolina Green Fair

Finlay Park, Columbia, SC

Also featuring Uncle Mingo @ 5:30pm

For more information please visit, www.carolinagreenfair.com

FREE

Oct21

Zac Brown Band's Southern Ground Music Festival

Blackbaud Stadium , Honest Tea Stage, Charleston, SC

Featuring Zac Brown Band, My Morning Jacket, Warren Haynes Band, Blackberry Smoke, The Whigs, and more!!

Click for more info: www.southerngroundfestival.com


3-Day Packages Starting at $99

Oct15

Wofford Post-Game Tailgate

Wofford College , The Arbor / Student Tailgate Lot, Spartanburg , SC

Acoustic Trio Performance following the Wofford/Virginia-Wise football game

Oct14

Dead Dog Saloon

4079 Hwy 17 Business, Murrells Inlet, SC

 

TBA

Oct8

Phi Kappa Sigma Post-Game Tailgate

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University of South Carolina, Columbia , SC

Bobby & David Acoustic Duo

Oct6

Sugar & Spice Soiree 2011 Benefitting The Florence Crittenton Program

Alhambra Hall, 131 Middle Street, Mount Pleasant, SC


$125.00 a couple and $75.00 Individual

Sep30

Pawley's Front Porch Concert

827 Harden Street , Columbia, SC

Pre Auburn Game---this is Pawleys' annual customer appreciation show featuring the Dogs and special guests


FREE Age limit: 18+

Sep29

METLIVE - Music on the Greenway (Acoustic Duo)

Metropolitan Ave., Charlotte, NC

METLIVE is an exciting yet relaxing outdoor venue to listen to live music while supporting Zero Cancer Great Prostate Challenge 2011. Enjoy a glass of wine, view the Uptown skyline, take in the Greenway at sunset, or stay for dinner at one of their great restaurants. 

Click here for more info on Metropolitan Live.

FREE

Sep25

Carolina Green Fair

Marion Square Park, Charleston, SC

 

$5.00 Adults and Kids 12 & Under are Free

Sep17

Chris Coker Memorial Post-Game Concert

UNC Pi Kappa Phi House, 216 Rosemary Street, Chapel Hill, NC

 The first annual Chris Coker Memorial Weekend with the Pi Kappa Phi House at UNC-Chapel Hill starts this Friday with a golf tournament at The Preserve at Jordan Lake (http://chriscokermemorial.golfreg.com), and then continues on Saturday with a Blue Dogs show after the UNC-UVA football game (kickoff 3:30, show probably starts at 7 or 7:30pm until 10-10:30). Proceeds go to the Pi Kappa Phi House, who recently moved on campus. Come join us and take it to another level in honor of Dirty Red!

Donations Appreciated

Sep10

All American Block Party

Buckwalter Place, Bluffton, SC

Dogs perform at 3pm! Join us for an old fashioned, All-American Block Party on September 10th from noon to 5 p.m. at Buckwalter Place, near the intersection of Buckwalter Parkway and Bluffton Parkway in Bluffton, SC.  The Bluffton Block Party has a simple mission - for all of us to celebrate American pride and spirit and to commemorate the 10th anniversary of 9-11.  The whole neighborhood is invited to thank our military men and women as well as police, firefighters, EMS and others who protect our liberty and to celebrate the freedom and privileges their sacrifices guarantee.

This event will benefit Operation R&R, a program which brings military families to the Hilton Head/ Bluffton area for a virtually free vacation to help them “reconnect” with their spouse and kids after long periods away due to multiple deployments.

$5.00, Kids under 5 yrs are free Also, Military & Dependents Free.

Aug27

2011 Sooie't Relief BBQ Benefit

Downtown, Greer, SC

 This is a FIRST-ANNUAL BBQ Cookoff event which received an affiliation from Kansas City BBQ, which means BBQ cookers from all over will be coming in to compete. And rain or shine, there are a plethora of activities going on around the cookoff, including lots of food and beverages, a KIDS FUN area, and of course a stage where there will be music playing from 1pm-10pm! The Dogs' acoustic trio will be performing at 7pm for a 75 minute set, but expect lots of interaction and jamming all afternoon...since we helped the organizer book all the acts! Abby Anne Cazel kicks off at 1, then Spencer Rush at 2pm, Taylor Moore solo at 3:15, bluegrass with The Bent Strings at 4:30, Doug Jones of Cravin' Melon and his family band at 5:45, the Dogs acoustic trio at 7, then the young and talented Midway Blue from Florence SC closing the show from 8:30-10, full band style!

Aug26

The White Mule-Acoustic Trio

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1530 Main Street , Columbia, SC

This has been a standing room only show every time we've played it. It's great fun, and a different kind of show....the first set especially is intimate and quiet and you're truly hearing the band in an "unplugged" format. We suggest you come as early as you can to try and grab some of the few tables where you can sit, have drinks, and have a great dinner....their food is awesome, particularly the homemade pizzas! Come join Hank, David, and Bobby for a great night of music. Get your advance tickets by clicking here!

$12 Advance / $15 Day of Show

Aug13

Cranberry Fest 2011 -Solo Bobby Houck

Islesford, Maine

 

TBA

Aug5

Old Town Tavern - Acoustic Duo

1044 Broad Street, Camden, SC

Bobby and David Acoustic

Click here for venue info

TBA

Jul30

AquaPalooza

Daniel Island on the Wando River, Charleston, sc

 

Free