UPDATES

Blue Dog Days of Summer... 

Just a note to thank everyone who came out to see us in May, June, and July--and to wish everyone a wonderful rest of your summer! Like you, we like a little time off when the Dog Days arrive...so we'll take a break from shows through the month of August, but will be back in action this Fall, starting with The Music Farm/Columbia SC on 9/11/15, and of course ramping up with anticipation to our 3rd Annual Homecoming at the Charleston Music Hall on Sunday, December 27! But don't worry, we'll be checking in, and keeping the merch store open, and answering any inquiries about bookings or anything else. Stay in touch, and get your CMH show tickets soon, as we are back to doing just one show and know it will sell out sooner than later! Be safe, and we'll see you soon.

JULY 24-25: Raleigh & Charlotte! 

Ladies and Gentledogs, The full band hits the weekend trail one more time before we take our traditional August summer break....and before Hank Futch heads North for his new adventures....so come join us for a great weekend of summer jams and a rousing send-off for our boy Hank...and speaking of old school, we are coming back to Raleigh and going back in time to the Pour House, the site of some awesome Blue Dogs shows....we think it's the perfect time and place to come back to Raleighwood. And on Saturday, we'll return to the Neighborhood Theatre and look forward to a great show as usual....opening bands each night, Friday the Nasty Habits, a local Raleigh Americana band, and Saturday our friends Finnegan Bell, an incredible SC folk-rock band. FOR BOTH NIGHTS, advance tickets are $5 cheaper, so go to the "shows" page and click on the appropriate link. SEE you next weekend!

THANK YOU FANS!!! - Blue Dogs 3rd Annual Homecoming Show Sunday, Dec. 27, 2015 at the Charleston Music Hall 

THANK YOU!!! 
to those who responded so generously last week with your purchase of tickets to our 3rd Annual Homecoming Show. Over 2/3 of the VIP tickets were sold in the last week and many others bought regular tickets as well. Let's keep this going and make for an amazing night of music, friends, cocktails, and memories--and funds for MUSC's Children's Hospital.
Details about the show below. 

 
Blue Dogs 3rd Annual Homecoming Show
Sunday, Dec. 27, 2015
Charleston Music Hall, Downtown Charleston SC
Doors: 7:00 PM | Show Starts: 8:00 PM
VIP - $100 (Limited Availability)| Individual - $50
 
Special Blue Dogs Pre:Sale begins Tuesday, July 7th at 10 am
(password & instructions to be sent via email to 2013 & 2014 show attendees only)
 
Music Hall Pre-Sale begins Thursday, July 9th at 10 am
(password & instructions to be sent via email to Charleston Music Hall VIPs only)
 
General Public On Sale begins Friday, July 10th at 10 am
 
Ticket Link | Show Link
 
 
Dearest Dog People,
 
First of all, THANK YOU for being one of the nearly 2500 folks who joined us for our two 26th Anniversary shows last December and our 25th Anniversary show in December 2013. Without you, there is no show, no band, no Blue Dogs! And because of you, we literally have had some of the greatest nights of our lives as musicians. It means so much to us to have a full house of friends, fans, and family, and then to have all these musicians and friends come out and spend the evening with us—it has been incredible.
 
When we planned our 25th anniversary show in 2013, we realized that we had found the ANNUAL EVENT we had 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.
You helped make that dream come true.
 
In an effort to solidify this event as an annual affair, and turn it into a charitable event, we partnered last year with MUSC’s Children’s Hospital, which will be the beneficiary of all proceeds beyond expenses. Our friends at TITO’S Handmade Vodka came on board to help in the effort.
 
SO: our 3rd Annual HOMECOMING Show this year will take place at the Charleston Music Hall on Sunday, December 27, 2015. We will only be performing ONE NIGHT this year, so make sure to get your tickets early! We have a LIMITED TIME offer for everyone who attended shows the past two years—starting TUESDAY JULY 7, you have first access to tickets, but only until THURSDAY JULY 9, when they go on sale to Charleston Music Hall patrons, and then to the public on FRIDAY JULY 10. We are working on plans for this year which we will share with you very soon, 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 this year.  More VIP tickets are available this year—they include premium seating, a pre-show reception, a show poster and a commemorative laminate.
 
Over the past two years some of our oldest musical friends, including Edwin McCain, Darius Rucker, Hootie and the Blowfish, Radney Foster, Doug Jones, Danielle Howle, Pat McGee, Wallace Mullinax, Bryson Jennings, Sadler Vaden and a host of other talented musicians from SC have joined us on stage, so watch out for announcements about special guests that will join us for our third annual homecoming event.
 
We’ll do it all again this December. We look forward to sharing another special time with you and your friends and families!
 
Have a great rest of the summer, and we’ll see you soon.

Pawley's Island, Isle of Palms, Raleigh, Charlotte...COME ON DOWN!!! 

 
Dates, dates and more dates...coming up!

...woof  

SATURDAY, JUNE 27 
COPPER MOUNTAIN, CO
COPPER MOUNTAIN RESORT
@ 2:00pm
gone with the dogs event at burning stones plaza. aaron burdett band performs 12pm

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FRIDAY, JULY 3
PAWLEY'S ISLAND, SC
PAWLEY'S PRIME COURTYARD
@ 8:00pm, All Ages welcome!

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SATURDAY, JULY 4
ISLE OF PALMS, SC
THE WINDJAMMER
click HERE for more info.


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FRIDAY, JULY 24 
RALEIGH, NC
POUR HOUSE
click HERE for more info.


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SATURDAY, JULY 25
CHARLOTTE, NC
NEIGHBORHOOD THEATRE
click HERE for more info.

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UPCOMING SHOWS

Previous events

May10

Weldon Auditorium

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Weldon Auditorium, 7 Maple Street, Manning, SC

The final show of the Weldon's 2013-2014 season, featuring great food, beverages, and music at an outdoor festival with the Blue Dogs (6-7:30), Blue Plantation, and Gracious Day. Advance and day of show pricing. Get your tickets now!

$45 | $55 Age limit: 21+ or w/adult

May8

Bobby solo | Rhythm & Blooms Series

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Riverbanks Zoo, 500 Wildlife Parkway, Columbia, South Carolina

Music and flowers after hours—you won’t experience a night like this anywhere else in Columbia! Guests can enjoy live entertainment and local artists in the Botanical Garden every Thursday night in May. Cash bar and food will be available for purchase at the event.

Age limit: All ages

Apr28

Newberry College Women's Golf Benefit Songwriters in the Round

Newberry Opera House, 1201 McKibben St, , Newberry, SC 29108

Join Bobby Houck and Hank Futch of the Blue Dogs, Doug Jones of Cravin' Melon, and Dan Lotti of Dangermuffin for this special event! Click the ticket link for more info.

$50 or call the Newberry Opera House with the discount code BIRDIE to get tickets for just $35

Apr17

Bobby solo @ JSam's Place.....CANCELED THIS MONTH...

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J. Sam's Wine - Spirits - Food, 4625 Piedmont Row Drive, Charlotte, North Carolina

DUE TO SPRING BREAK AND OTHER ISSUES, J. SAM'S HAS DECIDED TO HOLD OFF ON MUSIC THIS WEEK, AND PICK UP WITH BOBBY'S SHOW NEXT MONTH...ALSO THEY ARE ADDING MUSIC EVERY THURSDAY...AND BOBBY'S WILL BE THE 4TH THURSDAY IN MAY! MORE ON THAT BELOW!

Age limit: All ages

M.A.M. Opening Night at House of Blues

House of Blues, 4640 Hwy 17 S, North Myrtle Beach, SC

The Blue Dogs join Mark Bryan for what has become the official opening night of the Hootie Monday After the Masters long weekend....featuring Josh Kelley, Javier Colon, and The Occasional Milkshake (Mark Bryan, Hank Futch, Gary Greene)! It will be a kickoff night to remember! Doors at 7pm. Advance seated and standing only tickets available!

$20/25 & $35/40 Age limit: All ages

Apr11

Shine A Light

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Carolina Park, 1125 Bluff Road, Columbia, South Carolina

The Shine A Light Foundation was established in 2013 as a tribute and memorial to DuBose Tuller. Family and Friends felt that there was no better way to honor his memory than through the establishment of a foundation to continue his charitable mission and service to others. Last year's kick-off event was a beautiful tribute and a huge success, raising money for numerous charities that were important to DuBose and his family. Shine A Light Foundation is pleased to announce its Second Annual Party. This year we have moved it to Carolina Park.

$65 Age limit: All ages

Apr5

Bridge Run Finish Line

Marion Square, Charleston, SC

Bobby and Hank with G-Money and special guests play a set of music at the finish line stage at Marion Square! Edwin McCain Band performs from 9:15-10:30...then after race awards from 10:30-11, the Dogs will play from 11-12:15. Get over it!

Age limit: All ages

Mar7

Presbyterian Hospital Foundation Fundraiser

Charlotte, North Carolina