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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

Jun18

Private Wedding

Greenville, SC

Crown Town Throwdown - InReach Cornhole Tourney

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The Olde Mecklenburg Brewery, 4150 Yancey Rd, Charlotte, NC

Put a team together and sign up now! 11am Registration; Event 12-4pm. Or just buy a gen. admission ticket to come hang out and eat & drink & listen to some music. The proceeds from this event will help individuals with Down Syndrome, autism, cerebral palsy, and other developmental disabilities in six core areas; good places to live, jobs, volunteer opportunities, community connections, independence, and help in reaching personal goals.

May7

McClellanville Shrimp Festival

McClellanville, SC

The Blue Dogs circa 1996 (Bobby, Hank, Phillip, and Greg) play one set in mid-afternoon. Details to follow.

STAC House Show with Hank, Bobby & Phillip

St. Thomas Anglican Church, Cainhoy, SC

STAC House Shows are a partnership between founders Shane and Warren of Finnegan Bell, Eddie White of Awendaw Green, Gil Shuler Graphic Design, The Charleston City Paper, and the St. Thomas/Denis Church. Tickets go on sale April 13. Information to be released soon!

May1

Jones Landing Fish Camp "Outdoor House Concert"

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Location on the James River, Richmond, VA

Open to members and their guests...limited admission to the public. $20 minimum donation suggested. Please email dogtalk@bluedogs.com for information on how to be included. BYOB/food/picnic/chair/blanket! Guests will pass the hat to pay the band and sound crew! Rain cancels.

SCAN Progressive Dinner & Fundraiser

The Tuckahoe Woman's Club, Richmond, VA

The Greater Richmond SCAN (Stop Child Abuse Now) chapter hosts its 14th Annual Progressive Dinner and Auction. Information tba. For tickets and information, see:

http://grscan.com/events/progressive-dinner/

Apr29

Private Event

Charleston, SC

Apr28

All Saints' 55th Anniversary

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Roseneath Farm, Florence, SC

Event open to faculty, staff, families and alumni and friends of All Saints' Episcopal School.

Apr2

Bridge Run Finish Line

Marion Square, Charleston, SC

For the Cooper River Bridge Run finish line this year, Greg Walker has once again put together a group of musicians to perform. Featuring Skylar Laine, American Idol finalist from Season 11, the band will include Walker on drums, Bobby Houck on acoustic guitar and vocals, and our friend Jason Moore on keyboards and sax. Set from 9:15-10am and 10:30-11am!

Mar14

Corporate Event

Mar13

Private Wedding

Celebrate: Children's Theatre of Charlotte Fundraiser

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Imaginon, 300 East 7th Street, Charlotte, NC

Celebrate! is Children’s Theatre of Charlotte’s annual fundraising event, planned and executed by ENCORE!, the Theatre’s volunteer organization.

The event is held at ImaginOn and includes an open bar, heavy hors d’oeuvres, live music, and an exciting live auction and raffle.

Funds raised support the Theatre’s general operating budget, funding professional productions, theatre education and community outreach programs.

For information about tickets: www.ctcharlotte.org

Dec27

Live at Charleston Music Hall - 3rd Annual Homecoming

Charleston Music Hall, 37 John Street, Charleston, SC

The Charleston Music Hall is proud to present Blue Dogs on December 27th for their 3rd Annual Homecoming Show. They have sold out the Music Hall two years in a row and we are thrilled to bring them back this year with a whole new slew of friends and special guests (TBA in the months to come). The Blue Dogs truly are one of the most iconic Charleston bands, and this year they will be celebrating their 27th year together.