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After a ten-plus-year music career in Nashville, TN, Philip Ryan moved back home to South Carolina thinking he would never sing again. Philip longed to take the stage again but life’s circumstances seemed to prevent his return. In 2016, Philip met a new friend that refused to let his gift lie dormant. Philip began to sing again, playing a handful of shows and recording cover songs. In 2017, the boys sparked attention by releasing videos online. Attention began to mount as these videos gained views and likes, and in August of 2017, Philip set out on a musical journey that would eventually lead to the creation of Wet Nose Dogs.

Today, Wet Nose Dogs is considered one of the best local bands out there, playing numerous shows each week across the Carolinas. The band's momentum continues to grow as they take the road by storm. Currently featuring Philip Ryan on lead vocals, Max Jenks-Gilbert on rhythm guitar, Tyler Potts on drums, Scott Roberts on bass, and Raj Jenkins on keys, their unique take on the genres of Country, Rock, R&B, Southern Rock, Pop, and Hip Hop has broken outside of the traditional box and embodied perfectly the genre of Eclectic Soul… Southern-style, of course.

The band offer duo, trio, and full band performances for all types of occasions, ranging from regular venue gigs to private parties/weddings. Get in touch with us to inquire about booking a show.

"Wet Nose Dogs are as good as it gets. Philip is, by far, the best vocalist on the Grand Strand"

Vic Drecchio,

"We have these guys as much as we possibly can. Great sound - our crowds love them"

Tyler, Black Jack Harley-Davidson

"These boys know how to put on a show. Always a crowd pleaser at Hard Rock Cafe"

Lisa Smith, Hard Rock Cafe

"One of the best acts we've had come through. They killed the Deck stage"

Kelly Rhett, House of Blues

"Saw them at a gig - blown away. They performed for our wedding and were amazing"

Wendy Dowd, Wedding Client/Friend

"The best band we book. They've become family to us at the lake."

Dan Beaver, Beaver's Den Bar & Grille


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