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PAST EVENTS

THE ROAD GOES ON FOREVER: 50 YEARS OF ALLMAN BROTHERS BAND MUSIC

   Book Signing with Special Guest Paul T. Riddle, founding member of Marshall Tucker Band
   and Frequent drummer with the Allman Brothers Band.
  Thursday, Jan 30, 2020
   6 PM
   Hub City Book Shop
  Spartanburg, SC
It was a GREAT evening! Thank you Hub City Books and Paul T and thanks to all who came out! Special thanks to Craig Stevens for flying down from Fairfax, VA for the event and for driving me around! 
 
THE ROAD GOES ON FOREVER: 50 YEARS OF ALLMAN BROTHERS BAND MUSIC
   Book Signing
   Saturday, Dec 21, 2019
   1-230 PM
   The Book Shelf
  Tryon, NC
Thank you to my friend Barry Johnson for lunch at Sidestreet Pizza, thank you Penny Padgett! and thanks to all who came out! (Moon and Nessie especially!) 
 
 
THE ROAD GOES ON FOREVER: 50 YEARS OF ALLMAN BROTHERS BAND MUSIC
Book Signing
Saturday, December 14, 2019. Time TBA
Mercer University Press Author Luncheon
Intercontinental Hotel, Buckhead   Atlanta, GA
So much fun! Thanks to the Mercer Press gang and to my friend Hal Steward for driving us down to A-Town! Great meetring so many nice folks!
 
PERFORMANCE & BOOK TALK
Sponsored by J Joel Edwards Public Library, Zwbulon 
   Dec 7, 2019
   5-7 PM
   Concord Event Center
   30 Madden Street
   Concord, GA
  Thanks to our Sponsor by the  J. Joel Edwards Public Library, Rosemary Bunn! Thank you Scott Greene for driving us down!
 
SET LIST

1 Makin it Back to Macon

2 Smell All the Roses

3 Both Feet on the Ground

4 Toenails

5 Karl Childers’ Blues

6 Like Water

7 Woman in the Moon

8 Johnny Taylor’s Doin’ Alright

9 Into the Light

 

CAPRICORN RECORDS DAY
   Dec 2-3, 2019
   Mercer Music at Capricorn 
   Macon, GA
   Dec 2, 6-8 PM Second Floor
   Dec 3, 2-6 PM Second Floor
  Signing with Willie Perkins. Grand re-opening of Capricorn Studios.
An unbelievably wonderful two days of GREAT music, good friends and TONS of book signing! Thank you to my pal Joey Parrish for driving and hanging!
 
 
ONE FOR DONNA BENEFIT- ACOUSTIC SOLO
 Saturday, June 22, 2019
   1:00 - 6:00 PM  (Buffalo's set begins at 1 pm)
   Wrestling Exhibition As Well! Meet George South! 
   Church of the Nazerene
   9149 Asheville Hwy, Boiling Springs, SC 29316
   Tickets: $6 (ages 3-11 $3. Under 3 free)
    All proceeds to benefit Donna Bishop following an auto accident and the repercussions. 
    Sponsored by Angel Light Project 
Thanks to my bud Tim Shook, headmaster of Angel Light, and to those who attended! (Including Geoge South and my friend Beautiful Bobby Diamond!
 
SET LIST
SMELL ALL THE ROSES
MAKIN IT BACK TO MACON
PAINTING HER TOENAILS
EVERYDAY GRIND
JOHNNY TAYLOR’S DOIN ALRIGHT
INTO THE LIGHT
AMAZING GRACE

 
 
Capricorn Rising: An Evening with Michael Buffalo Smith
   Thursday, June 28, 2018
   6:00 - 7:00 PM
   J. Joel Edwards Public Library
   Zebulon, GA
Special thanks to Rosemary Bunn and the Library! 
 
Sunday, October 29, 2017
   1:00 - 5:00 PM
   One for Duane
  The Cat's Cradle, 300 E Main St, Carrboro, NC
   Benefitting the Southern Rock Hall of Fame and Museum
   Featuring the Allman Brothers Tribute Band, Idlewild South
   and Friends, including Harvey Dalton Arnold (The Outlaws), Michael Buffalo Smith, Triple Fret, The Nigh Shades.
Special thanks to Don Eason and the band fro the invite and to Harvey for jamming with us!
 
• October 21, 2017
   (dinner & mixer the night before) 
   Southern Rock Celebration
   Benefitting the Southern Rock Hall of Fame and Museum
   MBS appearing with both The Silver Travis Band and the Crosstown Allstars!
   BANDS TBA. LOTS OF REAL LEGENDARY SOUTHERN ROCK STARS!
   3939 County Road 218
   Middleberg, FL
Great fun! Thanks to Scott Greene for driving, and to all the folks who put the show together and played their hearts out! FUN!
 
September 30, 2017
   Craft & Barrel, Greenville, SC
    Benefitting the Southern Rock Hall of Fame and Museum
   with Big Blue Planet & Randomonium
Thanks to Jim Summer and BBP for inviting me to play and helping out SRHOF. Thanks to the mighty Randomoniumn!

• September 23, 2017 

   Berry Flemming Book Festival

   Augusta University, Summerville Campus

   Augusta, Ga
   Signing and reading from Capricorn Rising along with Allman Brothers Band hero and author Willie Perkins and author John Jeter! 
   Great fun! Thanks to the organizers!
 
• Wednesday, April 19, 2017
Capricorn Rising Book Signing & Southern Rock Lunch Break
The Allman Brothers Band Museum at the Big House
SPECIAL GUEST BILLY BOB THORNTON co-moderates the panel, which will include
Paul Hornsby, Willie Perkins, Mark Pucci and others TBA!
Thanks to Richard Brent, The Big House, BBT, The Boxmasters, and all of our special guests and attendees!
 
• Wednesday, April 19, 2017
Douglas Theatre
Macon, GA
Opening for THE BOXMASTERS! (with Tommy Talton)
 
• December 1-3, 2016
   The Angelus Country Concert & Golf Tournament
   Hosted by Charlie Daniels
   Seminole Hard Rock Hotel
    Tampa, Florida
 Hard Rock Hotel Lobby Bar. Each day from 3-4 PM.  Banquet
Saturday night at 6 pm. 
Great fun, as always! Thank you Tammy! Thank you Charlie! Thank you all who came out, including friwends Tom and Anne Bell, Lori Putman... Thanks to Scott Greene as always for carting by Buffalo Butt to these shows AND FOR THE HANG!
 
• Saturday, December 10, 2016
  Mercer University Press Author Luncheon & Book Signing
  The InterContinental Buckhead Atlanta
Great fun! Thanks to the Press, to Mercwer University, myt fellow authors, friends old and new. Special thanks to my friend Colleen Kinights foir driving and attending as my guest! 
  
• Saturday, November 19, 2016
   Spartanburg Record Show
   Spartanburg Memorial Auditorium (Downstairs)
  385 N. Church Street
   10 am - 4PM
  Selling and signing books including the latest one, CAPRICORN RISING: CONVERSATIONS IN SOUTHERN ROCK
  Thanks to those who came, including friends Bobby Baity and Scooter Lesley! 
 

• Sunday, November 13, 2016

   4 PM
   Opening Show for Billy Eli
   FREE Concert, Tips Welcomed
   Joe's Place Book Store & Wine Bar
    640 South Main Street, Greenville, SC 29601
    Always fun! Thanks to the gang at Joe's, and to my Texas buddy Billy Eli!
 
• Saturday, November 5 2016
   5 PM-630
   Capricorn Rising Book Signing
   Joe's Place Book Store & Wine Bar
    640 South Main Street, Greenville, SC 29601
      Always fun! Thanks to the gang at Joe's
 
• Wednesday, October 26, 2016        
   5 - 630 PM
   Capricorn Rising Book Signing
   Hub City Book Shop
   Spartanburg, SC
Thanks to the few, the proud who showed up! LOL.

• September 22, 2016

  Calling On Love

  A Southern Rock Revival
   Benefit for Brother Larry Howard (Grinderswitch) 
   The Crazy Bull, Macon, GA
   Many Great Performers for a Great Cause! 
   Michael Buffalo Smith (6 pm), Kunio Kishida, Brian Cameron
   Tommy Talton, Scott Boyer, NC Thurman, Paul Hornsby, Rick Burnett , Rev. Jimmie Bratcher
   & Secret Guests!
   A beautiful show! Thanks for having me! Thank you and God bless you Larry! Thanks to all who played, including Boyer & Talton, Bonnie Bramlett, Kunio, Bruce Brookshire and all the rest! 
 
• August 28, 2016   (Sunday)   2 - 4 PM
   Solo Acoustic (Unplugged, Up Close and Intimate)
  FREE Concert, Tips Welcomed
   Joe's Place Book Store & Wine Bar
    640 South Main Street, Greenville, SC 29601
     Always fun! Thanks to the gang at Joe's

• August 6   (Saturday) 630 PM

  Buff & Billy
  Featuring Billy Eli & Michael Buffalo Smith
   with Joey Parrish on bass
   Joe's Place Book Store & Wine Bar
      Always fun! Thanks to the gang at Joe's, Billy and Joey!
 
 July 10, 2016   (Sunday)   2 - 4 PM
   Solo Acoustic (Unplugged, Up Close and Intimate)
   Joe's Place Book Store & Wine Bar
    640 South Main Street, Greenville, SC 29601
     Always fun! Thanks to the gang at Joe's
 
• June 26, 2016   A SPECIAL EVENT! (Sunday)   Doors 2 PM, Show at 3pm
   Last Sunday at The Big House, Macon, Georgia
   Michael Buffalo Smith & Friends Benefit for The Big House
   Scheduled to Appear: (Alphabetically Listed) Billy Eli (Austin, Texas Singer-Songwriter); Russell Gulley (Jackson Highway/solo artist); Paul Hornsby (Hour Glass, Capricorn Rhythm Section, Producer); E.G. Kight  (the “Georgia Songbird”); Sonny Moorman (Blues man extraordinaire) ; The Silver Travis Band (Southern rockers from Spartanburg, SC); Michael Buffalo Smith (Your Host); Denny Walley  (Frank Zappa); Donnie Winters (WBB); more artists TBA Along with Book Signings and Meet & Greets from-   Willie Perkins  (Former Road Manager for The Allman Brothers, Author); Alan Walden  (Macon Music Legend)
          Too much fun! Thanks to Le Big Hoiuse and all the gang who rocked with me!
 
• June 19, 2015   (Sunday) 2 PM 
   Solo Acoustic  (Unplugged, Up Close and Intimate)
   Joe's Place Book Store & Wine Bar
    South Main Street, Greenville, SC
    Always fun! Thanks to the gang at Joe's
 
• June 17, 2016   (Sunday)   430 - 630 PM
   Solo Acoustic 
   Inman Farmer's Market
   Inman, SC 
  (The market is in a parking lot beside the Inman First Baptist Church, parallel to Main Street, just over the RR tracks.)
Thanks to the few souls who braved the intense heat of the parking lot! 
 
• May 22, 2016   (Sunday)   2 - 4 PM
   Solo Acoustic (Unplugged, Up Close and Intimate)
   Joe's Place Book Store & Wine Bar
    640 South Main Street, Greenville, SC 29601
      Always fun! Thanks to the gang at Joe's
 
• May 18, 2016   (Wednesday)   730 PM
   Singer Songwriter Night
   Rhythms On Trade
    Trade Street, Greer, SC
    Great fun. Thanks for letting me wail a few!
 
• April 17, 2016   (Sunday)   2 - 4 PM
   Solo Acoustic (Unplugged, Up Close and Intimate)
   Joe's Place Book Store & Wine Bar
    640 South Main Street, Greenville, SC 29601
      Always fun! Thanks to the gang at Joe's
 
• March 20, 2016   (Sunday)   2 - 4 PM
   Solo Acoustic 
   Joe's Place Book Store & Wine Bar
    640 South Main Street, Greenville, SC 29601
      Always fun! Thanks to the gang at Joe's
 
• February 14, 2016   (Sunday)   2 - 4 PM
   Solo Acoustic Valentine Day Show
   Come and have a glass of wine and enjoy the music before your "big night out!)
   Joe's Place Book Store & Wine Bar
    640 South Main Street, Greenville, SC 29601
      Always fun! Thanks to the gang at Joe's
 
• December 3-5, 2015   
   Charlie Daniels Angelus Golf & Music Benefit
    Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino, Tampa, FLA
   Thursday Dec 3, 4:45 - 6:15
    Friday Dec. 4, 3 - 430 PM
   Saturday  TBA 3 -4 30 PM
    Sheraton Tampa East 
    Friday Nov. 4, 600 PM Banquet 
    (NOTE: Due to an accident Thursday night, all other appearances had to be cancelled after the Thursday show.) Thanks to those who came to m,y show on Thursday! OUCH!
 
• November 22, 2015   (Sunday) 2 PM 
   Solo Acoustic
   Joe's Place Book Store & Wine Bar
    640 South Main Street, Greenville, SC 29601
      Always fun! Thanks to the gang at Joe's
 
• November 13, 2015   6 PM 
   Solo Acoustic
   Spartanburg Methodist College Homecoming
   Alumni & Friends Decade Party
   Spartanburg Marriott Restaurant Patio
    299 North Church Street, Spartanburg, SC 29601
Thanks to those alumni who braved the butt freezing coild outside to hear me attempt to play guitar with frozen fingers. Thanks to my buddy Hal Stewart for driving and attending!
 
• November 7, 2015   (Friday)   6 - 9 PM
   Buffalo's Acoustic South featuring BILLY ELI (of Austin, Texas )
   Joe's Place Book Store & Wine Bar
    640 South Main Street, Greenville, SC 29601
     Always fun! Thanks to the gang at Joe's and to bad Billy Eli!
 
• October 11, 2015, Sunday  2-3 PM
   Southern Festival of Books, Nashville
   Sound History: Guitars & Players Panel & Book Signing for Rebel Yell
   With Jay M. Pilzer
   Banner Room, Nashville Public Library
     So much fun! Great meeting PAT COROY as well as DENNIS DUNAWAY! Special thanks to Colleen Kinights for driving and attending as my guest!
 
• October 10, 2015, Saturday  4-5 PM
   Southern Festival of Books, Nashville
   Music Stage  (Acoustic Set with DONNIE WINTERS)
  AlA large time. Thanks to Donnie and to Colleen!
 
• September 27, 2015   (Sunday) 2 PM 
   Solo Acoustic
   Joe's Place Book Store & Wine Bar
    South Main Street, Greenville, SC
  Always fun! Thanks to the gang at Joe's
 
• September 11, 2015   730 PM
   Newberry Opera House
   Opening for The Boxmasters (Billy Bob Thornton, JD Andrew, Teddy Zig-Zag)
    1201 McKibben Street, Newberry, SC  803-276-6264
  Greast fun! Great reception!  Thanks to Billy Bob and the boys for having me open and for brining me out to jam on "That Mountain!" FUN!
 
• Sunday, September 6, 2015   5PM
  AJC Decatur Book Festival
 The Legacy of Southern Rock: with Willie Perkins (The Allman Brothers Band MEmoribilia: 1970-1976), moderated by  Scott Freeman (Midnight Riders)
  First Baptist Decatur Carreker Hall, downtown Decatur
Another fun one! Thanks to my pal Hal Stewart for driving and attending and thanks to the man, the myth the legend, Willie Perkins!
 
• August 22, 2015   2PM
   Alabama Music Hall of Fame
   Rebel Yell Book Signing, Musical Performance, Muscle Shoals  
    617 U.S. 72 W, Tuscumbia, AL 35674   SPECIAL GUEST: Jay Johnson (Skinny Molly)
  Fun! Thanks to Dick Cooper and the Museum, and to Jay!
 
 
• August 22, 2015   8PM
   Sweet Water Depot
   Acoustic Solo Opening for E.G Kight "The Georgia Songbird"
    Also Appearing: The Shoals Blues Band
    502 S. Royal Avenue, Florence, AL 35630
Thanks you to the Depot, to EG, to Debbie Dixon and to Scott Greene for driving and hanging!
 
• Sunday, August 16 2015   2PM
   Joe's Place: Book Store & Wine Bar
   Elvis Day (Presley died on this day in 1977)
    640 S Main St Suite 101B, Greenville, South Carolina 29601
   Phone: 864-558-0828   Joe's Place on Facebook  
   Acoustic Solo Unplugged (Literally!) Buffalo will be playing and singing some Elvis tunes.
 
• Saturday, August 15, 2015   8PM
   Route 29 Pub
   Hearts in Motion Benefit for Jerry Burgess
    605 Spartanburg Hwy. South, Lyman, SC. Various Artists, 3 PM - midnightI am scheduled to perform with The Roebuck Rhythm Section (members     of The Silver Travis Band.) for 8 PM.
  Fun! Thanks for inviting me!
 
• Sunday, May 31, 2015   
   Special Guest Moderator for Paranormal Investigation Panel Discussion & Q&A
    The Astrology Store
    Glendale, Arizona   5PM
   So much fun with brother Dave Campbell and Ray Watkins! Thanks to Eric "The Weasel" Wenzel for the booking, Comicon and fun! Thanks to Craig Stevens for the air miles! 
 
• Friday, May 22, 2015  6PM
  Howlin' Books/Grimey's Too Records

  1702 8th Ave S, Nashville, TN  
  (615) 942-9648
  Special Guests include Bonnie Bramlett, Donnie Winters and Billy Crain.  Signing, Live Music and Q&A
FUN! Thanks to Howlin, to Bonnie, Billy and Donnie and to Scott Greene for driving and hanging.
 

• May 16, 2015
  South Carolina Book Festival

  Columbia Metropolitan Convention Center, 1101 Lincoln Street, Columbia, SC 29201.

PANEL DISCUSSION: Art, Craft, and Song              
2:10-3:00             
Michael Buffalo Smith, Bill Thompson, and Dave Williams             
Moderator: Lynda Bouchard  
Fun book festival! Thanks for having me! Thanks to Colleen Knights for driving and attending as my guest! 

• Saturday, April 25, 2015
  The Book Mark
  220 First Street, Neptune Beach, Florida 32266   (Jacksonville area) (904) 241-9026
  Book Signing for Rebel Yell. Q&A.  Special Guests Include GREG T. WALKER (Blackfoot); BOBBY INGRAM (Molly Hatchet);
  TIM LINDSEY (Molly Hatchet; formerly Lynyrd Skynyrd)  Event begins   at 7 PM.
  Good times! Thanks for having me! And thanks to my guests and thoise who attended. Thanks as always to Scott Greene for driving and hanging.
 
• Sunday, April 12, 2015
  The Allman Brothers Band Big House & Museum
  Vineville Avenue, Macon, Georgia
  Book Signing for Rebel Yell and Southern Rock Jam! Special Guests Include TOMMY TALTON (Cowboy); DONNIE      WINTERS (Winters Brothers Band); HARVEY DALTON ARNOLD (The Outlaws); DENNY WALLEY (Frank Zappa & The Mothers of Invention; Captain Beefheart's Magic Band)  Afternoon Event Outdoors.
    Great fun! A torrential rain forced us to set up BOTH the audience and the band under the stage canopy but it just made it intement! Thanks to The Big House, Richard Brent and all my star guests and attendes! Thanks to my friend Colleen for driving! 
 
• Friday, April 10, 2015
  Avid Bookshop
 493 Prince Avenue, Athens, GA 30601 706-352-2060 
 Book Signing for Rebel Yell
 Fun! Love this little store! Thanks for having me!
 
• Thursday, March 26, 2015
  Fiction Addiction

  1175 Woods Crossing Road, Suite 5,  Greenville, SC 
  (864) 675-0540    www.fiction-addiction.com     "Men of the South Meet the Women of Asheville" Author Panel, Q&A, and Book Signing. 6:30 PM.  Michael Buffalo Smith  (Rebel Yell); Carl T. Smith (Matthew's Island); Jeffrey Stayton (This Side of the River); along with Asheville authors Jamie Mason (author of Monday's Lie and Three Graves Full),;Megan Shephard (author of The Madman's Daughter YA trilogy, including new book A Cold Legacy); and Katherine Howe (author of the YA novel Conversion)
Fun! Thanks for inviting me! Great meeting the other authors and the readers! Thank you Colleen for driving and attending!
 
• Saturday, March 21, 2015
  Coldwater Books

  101 W. Sixth St., Tuscumbia, AL 35674 (Muscle Shoals)  7 PM
   (256) 381-2525
  Special Guests include SCOTT BOYER (Cowboy, The Decoys),
  JAY JOHNSON (Skinny Molly, Blackfoot, Rossington  Band, SRA) and
  DICK COOPER (Curator of Alabama Music Hall of Fame; Shoals Photographer & Historian; Former Road Manager of Drive By
Thanks for inviting me. Thanks to my SPECIAL GUESTS and thanks to the handful of folks who showed up! Know that I appreciate EVERY ONE of you!
   
• Saturday, February 7, 2015
  The Book Shelf

  94 North Trade Street, Tryon, NC 28782 
  (828) 859-9304     www.tryonbookshelf.com/     REBEL YELL Book Signing at  4 PM. Q & A to follow. Scheduled to appear Franklin Wilkie (former Marshall Tucker Band bassist, 1980 -1984); Justin McCorkle (Son of founding MTB guitarist, George McCorkle)
Thanks to Penny Padgett and thank you Tryon Daily Bulletin for the press. Thank you to my guests Frank and Justin and my unplanned but very welcomed guest Fayssoux McLean!
 
• Saturday, January 31, 2015
  Joe's Place,  Bookshop & Wine Bar

  640 S Main St Suite 101B, Greenville, South Carolina 29601
   Phone: 864-558-0828   Joe's Place on Facebook    REBEL YELL Book Signing at  3PM. Q & A to follow. Special guests scheduled to appear:  Justin McCorkle (Son of founding MTB guitarist, George McCorkle)
Great fun! Thanks to the gang at Joe's and to Justin and those who came out! (Including my wonderfulk step son Ben and his wife Austin!

• Friday, January 30, 2015
  Hub City Bookshop

  186 West Main Street, Spartanburg, SC 29306
Phone: 864-577-9349   www.hubcity.org    
REBEL YELL Book Signing at  5PM. Q & A to follow. Special guests scheduled to appear: Franklin Wilkie (former Marshall Tucker Band bassist, 1980 -1984);  Justin McCorkle (Son of founding MTB guitarist, George McCorkle)

A fun night! Great crowd! Thanks to Hub City Books, Dan Armonaitis at the Spartanburg Herald for the ink, Franklin and Justin and all who came out!

• Saturday, January 17, 2015

  Horizon Records Presents The Greenville Record Fair
   at The Sears Recreation Center at McPherson Park (corner of N. Main St. and Park Ave.), Greenville, SC
   10 AM-3 PM    Buffalo will have a limited quantity of REBEL YELL books, as well as his previous books for sale; Selling tons     of used CD's, Records and memoribilia.  

Fun! Thank you Gene Berger for all you do for Greenville's music scene! Thank you to my dear friend Donna Orzonno for the visit! 

• Saturday, December 6, 2014. 
  2014 Mercer University Authors Luncheon
InterContinental Buckhead Hotel, Atlanta.
REBEL YELL Book Signing at 10 AM.

Wow! Fun! Thanks to the gang at Mercer Press, Mercer University, Nancy Grace, and thank you Colleen Knights for driving and attending as my guest! 

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