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

Aug23

US National Whitewater Center

US National Whitewater Center, 5000 Whitewater Center Parkway, Charlotte, NC

The Dogs return to play the weekly Saturday "River Jam Music Series" event this time around. Two sets from 7-10pm!

Bring a book (or books!) to donate to Habitat for Humanity. All books donated at the show will be sold in the Habitat for Humanity bookstore and 100% of the proceeds will go toward providing affordable housing for people right there in the Charlotte community!

Age limit: All ages

Aug22

Clear Mountain Festival 2014

Elliott Family Farm, 356 London Road, Lawndale, NC

The third annual event at the Elliott Family Farm, just outside Polkville NC. The Dogs are honored to join Hackensaw Boys, Shannon Whitworth, Packway Handle Band, Sol Driven Train and many more at this great late summer fest. Click the link for tickets and info!

$30 day pass/$75 weekend pass Age limit: All ages

Jul26

Marianne Taylor Presents the Blue Dogs with Atlas Road Crew

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Southland Ballroom, 614 N. West Street, Raleigh, North Carolina

Our return to Raleighwood at our first proper Dogs show in Raleigh in over a year! And we're bringing one of South Carolina's most popular up-and-coming young bands, Atlas Road Crew, to open the show! Get your advance tickets today!

$10adv/$15dos Age limit: 21+

Jul24

Blue Dogs with Peyton Tochterman & Duke Merrick

State Theatre, 305 S. Main Street, Culpeper, Virginia

Bobby Houck (Woodberry Forest class of '83, down the road from Culpeper) and members of the Blue Dogs host fellow alumni and noted singer-songwriters Peyton Tochterman (class of '96) and Duke Merrick (class of '72) for an evening of music. The ticket price includes a pre-show bbq dinner (with cash bar) at 6:30pm! Join us for a mid-summer party and some great music at this beautiful, newly renovated venue.

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

Jul5

Nosh

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Nosh, 10880 Ocean Highway, Pawley's Island, SC

This event has moved from the night of the actual 4th of July to the 5th! Join the full band out in the Gazebo with no cover to celebrate the Independence Day weekend. God Bless America, and Dog People everywhere!

Free Show Age limit: All ages

Hank & Bobby | Nosh

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Nosh, 10880 Ocean Highway, Pawleys Island, SC

Memorial Day Sunday music featuring Hank & Bobby in the gazebo with special guest tba! Our kickoff to summer! Get dinner reservations in advance by calling Nosh at 843-314-9014.

Age limit: All ages

May24

Banjo-B-Que

Evans Town Center Park, 7016 Evans Town Center Boulevard, Evans, Georgia

The Blue Dogs join the Avett Brothers and Old Crow Medicine Show and others at the 5th Annual Banjo-B-Que. The Dogs will perform twice on Saturday, May 24 - once earlier in the day on the main stage, and just before Old Crow on the side stage. Set times to be announced. Get your advance tickets - it will sell out!

$60 | $150 VIP weekend pass Age limit: All ages