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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

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