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26 Years. 26 Hours. 2 Shows (& a brunch) 

Dearest Dog People,

Many of you know that last December we had our 25th Anniversary show at the Charleston Music Hall in Charleston, SC with friends and special guests from Darius Rucker, Edwin McCain, Radney Foster, and many others. It was truly a night to remember. We had one of the greatest nights of our lives as musicians. It meant so much to us to have a full house, and then to have all these musicians and friends come out and spend the evening with us…it was incredible.

That very night, we decided that we had found the ANNUAL EVENT we have 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.  Last year, 1,000 of our biggest fans helped make that come true.

So we are going to turn a milestone into a new beginning…our annual HOMECOMING show…except that this year Hank and I wanted to make it bigger, better, and give the event more meaning by having the opportunity to give back to a charity that is near and dear to our hearts. 

So this year we'll be taking over the Charleston Music Hall for two special nights - December 27-28, 2014 to celebrate 

 

26 YEARS / 26 HOURS / 2 SHOWS (& a brunch)

Sponsored by TITO'S HANDMADE VODKA 

(THE OFFICIAL "VODKA FOR DOG PEOPLE") 

Proceeds to support 

MUSC CHILDREN'S HOSPITAL

click HERE for more information on MUSC Children's Hospital

 

 Plans are in the works for each night and we'll share those with you as details develop, 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 on those two evenings.

 

With love and affection

BOBBY & HANK

The blue dogs

BLUE DOGS & FRIENDS 

26 YEARS / 26 HOURS / 2 SHOWS (& a brunch)

A BENEFIT TO SUPPORT MUSC CHILDREN'S HOSPITAL

SPONSORED BY TITO'S HANDMADE VODKA (THE OFFICIAL "VODKA FOR DOG PEOPLE") 

  

DECEMBER 27 & 28, 2014 - 2 Night Ticketing Price:

$150 - VIP 2 Night Bundle Seats (SOLD OUT!)

$80 - Orchestra 2 Night Bundle Seats (SOLD OUT!)

$50 - Gallery 2 Night Bundle Seats (limited availability remaining)

TICKETS

SATURDAY, DECEMBER 27, 2014

Doors Open: 7:00 PM

Show Starts: 8:00 PM

Individual Night Ticketing Prices:

$100 - VIP Seats (1 Night - Limited to 100 per night) (SOLD OUT!)

$50 - Orchestra Seats (1 Night) ("REAR" Orchestra available only)

$30 - Gallery Seats (1 Night) ("REAR" Gallery available only)

TICKETS

SUNDAY, DECEMBER 28, 2014

Doors Open: 7:00 PM

Show Starts: 8:00 PM

Individual Night Ticketing Prices:

$100 - VIP Seats (1 Night - Limited to 100 per night) (VERY limited availability)

$50 - Orchestra Seats (1 Night) (limited "FRONT" availability)

$30 - Gallery Seats (1 Night) (limited "FRONT" availability)

TICKETS

SUNDAY, DECEMBER 28, 2014 

BRUNCH/SONGWRITER'S IN THE ROUND

39 Rue de Jean

(Adjacent to Charleston Music Hall)

(ALSO THE OFFICIAL BLUE DOGS PRE AND POST SHOW "HANG")

39 John St, Charleston, SC 29403 

(843) 722-8881

TICKETS

LODGING:

Hampton Inn Charleston-Historic District

(Adjacent to Charleston Music Hall)

345 Meeting St., Charleston, SC, 29403

843-723-4000

 

 

Blue Dogs and a Cow!? 

Hey Everyone just wanted let you know that tickets are still available for tomorrows Bovinoche Roast! It will be a full day of celebrating the Argentinian tradition of animal roasting at the beautiful location of the Magnolia Farm in Ridgeway, SC. For those of you who are unsure of where this is, it is closest to Columbia and about 50 miles outside of Charlotte! If you have not already purchased your tickets make sure you get to the site to purchase them NOW! The festivities begin at 2 p.m. and will continue into the late evening, feel free to spend an extra $10 to camp out and stay the night!

We hope to see you there!

Music Farm/Columbia SC Show Rescheduled for FRIDAY NOVEMBER 7! 

Most of you know that our Sept 5 "grand opening" show for the new Music Farm in the Vista in Columbia SC was postponed due to delays in opening the club...well, they finally opened in late September, and our show has been rescheduled for Friday, November 7, and the show will include The Occasional Milkshake (featuring Mark Bryan from Hootie and the Blowfish, along with Cravin Melon/Hootie's Gary Greene and our very own Hank Futch). Unfortunately, our friends the Archetypes could not make the show work out for that date. We will miss them, but look forward to rocking the capitol city on 11/7!

Thanks so much to all our fans who responded on social media, bought or attempted to buy tickets, and/or reserved hotel rooms. We hope you will be able to join us for the new date, and celebrate what we hear is a fantastic new venue in the midlands...and one Columbia has desperately needed for some time! GET YOUR ADVANCE TICKETS NOW at the following link: http://www.ticketfly.com/purchase/event/693683
 

Acoustic Trio at Nosh THIS Friday, 8/29 8pm! 

Time to head down to the beach for one last hurrah before the month of September arrives and ushers in a new Fall! Join the band once again at our favorite "nosh" and watering hole down at Pawleys Island this Friday night! Two sets from 8-11pm! No cover and all ages per usual!

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May24

WHITE SQUIRREL FESTIVAL (Bobby & Hank duo)

Brevard, NC

http://whitesquirrelfestival.com/

About the White Squirrel Festival

Some people won’t believe it when you tell them white squirrels exist. We weren’t so sure ourselves until we saw our first one. A relative of the gray Eastern tree squirrel, white squirrels are thriving in Brevard, NC accounting for an all-time high of 40% of the Eastern tree squirrel population. This particular species of squirrel made its way to Brevard in 1949 as a result of a carnival wreck in central Florida and the town is gearing up for their 10th annual celebration of this unique wildlife population.

This nutty Memorial Day Weekend festival has a little bit for everyone. The 2014 festival kicks off Friday night with Love Canon followed by George Porter, Jr. and the Runnin’ Pardners in a free concert Throughout the weekend, bands like Scythian, the Jeff Sipe Trio, Shannon Whitworth, and many others are performing live and for FREE.

The family fun continues with a memorial parade organized by the American Legion on Saturday morning at 9 a.m., followed by a Presentation of the Wreath at the county courthouse War Memorial at 10 a.m.

Thrill-seekers will enjoy the 8th Annual Squirrel Box Derby in which creatively-designed derby karts race down Jailhouse Hill clocking in at 35mph or more. Races are open to kids 8-11 and 12-17, adults and businesses. Contestants compete for trophies awarded for the fastest critter and nuttiest design and the Golden Nut which is awarded to the local business with the best overall speed and design.

For those who are still skeptics, attendees will have a chance to meet Pisgah Pete, a rescued white squirrel, who will make his annual appearance at the festival. In addition, festival goers can learn more about how white squirrels live and what we can do to help rehabilitate wounded or rescued squirrels.

Additional events include the 6th Annual White Squirrel 5K/10K foot race, the White Squirrel Photo Contest, the White Squirrel Dance-off and street festival. This Memorial Day Weekend, there will be plenty of nutty fun for everyone in Brevard.

More information can be found by calling the festival organizer, Heart of Brevard at 828-884-3278

Free admission Age limit: All ages

May2

CROWNTOWN THROWDOWN BENEFITING INREACH @ TRIPLE C BREWING COMPANY (day)

2900 Griffith Street, Charlotte, NC 28203

Crown Town Throwdown Cornhole Tournament 11am Registration 12pm-4pm Tournament

BENEFITING INREACH Proceeds will help individuals with autism, cerebral palsy, Down syndrome and other disabilities secure and maintain gainful employment.

InReach is a private non-profit providing residential service and community supports to individuals with developmental and intellectual disabilities and their families since 1974. inReach MISSION STATEMENT To be a leader in providing innovative housing, employment and community services to support people with intellectual, developmental and other disabilities and their families.

$15 advance, $20 day of show Age limit: All ages

RAISE THE ROOF-TOP BENEFIT @ POSEIDON

38 Shelter Cove Lane, Hilton Head Island, SC 29928

Come on out and Raise The Woof-Top for a good cause, The Hilton Head Humane Society. Join us for Charleston sensation The Blue Dogs at the Rooftop Bar A portion of the proceeds to benefit The Hilton Head Humane Society. $10 Tickets General Admission Only Sponsored by Tito's Vodka 21 & OVER ONLY NO REFUNDS OR EXCHANGES 38 Shelter Cove Lane, Hilton Head Island SC 29928 RoofTop at Poseidon poseidonhhi.com

$10 Age limit: 21+

Apr11

FRANCIS MARION INTERNATIONAL FESTIVAL @ FMU PERFORMING ARTS CENTER (day)

Florence, SC

NEW LOCATION: FMU Performing Arts Center, Downtown Florence

Preparations for Francis Marion University’s Arts International festival in downtown Florence are underway. The longstanding festival, one of the Pee Dee’s great spring traditions, will bring its regular mix of art, music and food to its new location on April 11. The 38-year-old festival has been held in previous year on FMU’s campus. Activities will now center on FMU’s Performing Arts Center. The festival runs from noon to 6 p.m. There is no admission charge and all the entertainment is free and open to the public. There is a charge for food and craft items that are on sale. The premier event at this year’s festival will be a 2 p.m. performance by the Blue Dogs in the PAC’s amphitheatre. The “Dogs” are an earthy, Southern rock band from South Carolina, and a well-known favorite of Pee Dee music fans. FMU’s Music Industry Ensemble and the Celtic rock band Stirling Bridge are also slated to perform in the PAC amphitheatre. The FMU String Ensemble, Vocal Edition, pianist Paolo Gualdi, violinist Terris Roberts and pianist Sumire Worman are all scheduled to perform in the PAC Black Box. Other scheduled acts include the Jabali African Acrobats, the Chief Kamu Fire and Hula Show and the Chinese Acrobats. They will offer festivalgoers a unique perspective on arts from around the world on the festival’s International Stage. A variety of strolling musicians and performers will patrol the festival area, providing impromptu entertainment throughout the day. Other events will include Florence-Darlington Technical College’s famous welding sculpture competition. The competition will feature teams of experienced craftsmen who will create breathtaking pieces of art on the fly, using a pile of scrap material brought in for the occasion. Also on tap: an arts and crafts fair featuring the work of local and regional artisans, children’s activities, art displays in the Florence County Museum and Waters Building Annex, and an international food court. The City of Florence is joining FMU as a major festival participant for this year’s events. Other sponsors include FDTC; St. John’s Episcopal Church, which is providing space for festival parking and events; Honda of SC; Nan Ya Plastics; Florence County; Pepsi Cola of Florence; and the Florence Convention and Visitors Bureau. The festival is the union of two former festivals, Art’s Alive and the Pee Dee International Festival. Its roots date back to 1977. For more information on this year’s Arts International festival, go to http://www.fmarion.edu/news/artsinternational.

Free admission Age limit: All ages

Apr2

PRIVATE EVENT

Charleston, SC