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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!

4th Annual Charleston Music Hall Show & Benefit TICKETS ON SALE NOW! Starting 6/30/16! 

It's already that time again....for tickets to go on sale for our annual event we started back in 2013 with our 25th Anniversary....With the 2014 show, we brought in MUSC's Children's Hospital as a charity partner, and we have run our yearly "homecoming celebration" as a benefit for what is now the SHAWN JENKINS MUSC CHILDREN'S HOSPITAL CAMPAIGN....and also for pediatric cancer research--and as such, we'll be announcing our association with the PRESS ON FOUNDATION later this summer.

Our 4th Annual Homecoming and 28TH ANNIVERSARY Benefit will take place WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 28 AT THE CHARLESTON MUSIC HALL. Special guests will be announced beginning this summer and throughout the Fall.

AND the important thing for now is....the best tickets are going on sale this week! And as we have in years past, there is a VIP experience that can be purchased for this show as well, including a preview night on Tuesday, December 27, at the Music Farm in Charleston.

For those that have bought tickets in the past, there will be a 24-hour presale starting on WEDNESDAY, JUNE 29, 2016 at 10:00am. Then TICKETS GO ON SALE TO THE PUBLIC ON THURSDAY, JUNE 30, AT 10:00AM! Go to www.charlestonmusichall.com for tickets ASAP!!
 

THIS WEEKEND: Mt Pleasant, Charlotte, Pawley's Island 

We have THREE great shows this weekend, and try and make it if you can...it's three of only a few remaining public shows of the summer!  Click on our "SHOWS" page for more information and website links.

FRIDAY JUNE 24: PARTY AT THE POINT out at the Charleston Harbor Resort at Patriot's Point in Mount Pleasant SC.
doors 5:30; openers Whiskey Run 5:30-6:30; Dogs 7-9pm. Family friendly! Get there early, and bring a chair if you want to sit. SPECIAL GUEST Doug Wanamaker on keyboards!

SATURDAY, JUNE 25:  THE DOUBLE DOOR INN, CHARLOTTE NC. Our fond farewell to the first club we played in the Queen City. Joined by special guests Buck Bradberry, Doug Wanamaker on keyboards, and Jason Hawthorn on guitar. TICKETS ARE LIMITED. Doors at 8, show at 9:00pm. No opener...two sets!!

SUNDAY, JUNE 26: ALL SAINTS CHURCH, PAWLEYS ISLAND SC: An evening of music, 6-9pm, outside. Bring the family and your lawn chairs!

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UPCOMING SHOWS

Previous events

Dec29

Ziggy's

170 W. 9th St., Winston-Salem, NC

 

Dec28

Neighborhood Theatre w/ The Connells

511 East 36th Street, Charlotte, NC

 

$18 Advance / $20 Day of Show

Nov25

Tin Roof w/ Patrick Davis Band

1022 Senate Street , Columbia, SC

 

TBA

Nov23

Red Bone Alley W/ Midway Blue

Florence, SC

 Its that time of year!!! Blue Dogs in Flo-Town for Thanksgiving!!!
The Dogs play first at 9pm, Midway Blue plays the late night slot.
Hope to see you there.

TBA Age limit: 18+

Nov19

The Old Town Tavern - Acoustic Duo

1044 Broad Street , Camden , SC

  Bobby Houck & Hank Futch Acoustic Duo

$10 in Advance ($15 Door)

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.