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Book Signings, Performances, Guest Appearances and Speaking Engagements   

LOOK FOR THE SEQUEL TO CAPRICORN RISING IN 2018, FROM MACON TO JACKSONVILLE, FULL LENGTH INTERVIEWS WITH MEMBERS OF LYNYRD SKYNYRD, THE OUTLAWS, MOLLY HATCHET, MARSHALL TUCKER, CHARLIE DANIELS BAND AND MANY MORE! COMING IN SEPTEMBER!

 
Southern Festival of Books
   October 12-14, 2018
   War Memorial Plaza and Main Library
   Nashville, TN
   Book Signing (From Macon to Jacksonville) & Guest Panel (Details soon)
 
 
More Events Coming Soon... Please check back often! 
      

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PAST EVENTS

 

Capricorn Rising: An Evening with Michael Buffalo Smith
   Thursday, June 28, 2018
   6:00 - 7:00 PM
   J. Joel Edwards Public Library
   Zebulon, GA
   Author talk, Q & A and Signing. Books available for purchase.
 
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.
 
• 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
 
September 30, 2017
   Craft & Barrel, Greenville, SC
    Benefitting the Southern Rock Hall of Fame and Museum
   with Big Blue Planet & Randomonium

• 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! 
 
• 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!
The BOXMASTERS will be signing copies of their latest epic CD, TEA SURFING!
Acoustic Music to Follow. TBA.
 
• 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. 
 
• Saturday, December 10, 2016
  Mercer University Press Author Luncheon & Book Signing
  The InterContinental Buckhead Atlanta
  
• 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
 

• 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
    864-559-0828
    http://www.joesplacellc.com/
 
• 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
    864-559-0828
    http://www.joesplacellc.com/
 
• Wednesday, October 26, 2016        
   5 - 630 PM
   Capricorn Rising Book Signing
   Hub City Book Shop
   Spartanburg, SC

• 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!
   Tickets: www.MaconBetterMusic.com
 
• 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
    864-559-0828
    http://www.joesplacellc.com/
    (Joe's place now sells Buffalo's BOOKS as well as CD'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
    640 South Main Street, Greenville, SC 29601
    864-559-0828
 
 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
    864-559-0828
    http://www.joesplacellc.com/
 (Joe's place now sells Buffalo's BOOKS as well as CD'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)
 
   The Allman Brothers Band Big House Museum
    2321 Vineville Ave., Macon, Georgia 31204
    (478) 741-5551  email: info@thebighousemuseum.com
    This is a FREE show, but you must have a ticket. Get yours here.
 
• 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
   http://www.joesplacellc.com/
   (Joe's place now sells Buffalo's BOOKS as well as CD'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.)
 
• 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
    864-559-0828
    http://www.joesplacellc.com/
 
• May 18, 2016   (Wednesday)   730 PM
   Singer Songwriter Night
   Rhythms On Trade
    Trade Street, Greer, SC
 
• 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
    864-559-0828
    http://www.joesplacellc.com/
 
• March 20, 2016   (Sunday)   2 - 4 PM
   Solo Acoustic 
   Joe's Place Book Store & Wine Bar
    640 South Main Street, Greenville, SC 29601
    864-559-0828
    http://www.joesplacellc.com/
• 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
    864-559-0828
    http://www.joesplacellc.com/
 
• 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.)
 
• November 22, 2015   (Sunday) 2 PM 
   Solo Acoustic
   Joe's Place Book Store & Wine Bar
    640 South Main Street, Greenville, SC 29601
    864-559-0828
    http://www.joesplacellc.com/
 
• 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
 
• 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
    864-559-0828
    http://www.joesplacellc.com/
 
• 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
 
• October 10, 2015, Saturday  4-5 PM
   Southern Festival of Books, Nashville
   Music Stage  (Acoustic Solo)
 
• September 27, 2015   (Sunday) 2 PM 
   Solo Acoustic
   Joe's Place Book Store & Wine Bar
    South Main Street, Greenville, SC
 
• 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
 
• 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
 
• 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 GUESTS : Scott Boyer (Cowboy); Jay Johnson (Skinny Molly)
 
• 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
 
• 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.
 
• Sunday, May 31, 2015   
   Special Guest Moderator for Paranormal Investigation Panel Discussion & Q&A
    The Astrology Store
    Glendale, Arizona   5PM
 
• 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

• 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  
(There will be an hour of signing following the panel.)   
http://scbookfestival.org/

• 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.
 
• 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.
 
• Friday, April 10, 2015
  Avid Bookshop
 493 Prince Avenue, Athens, GA 30601 706-352-2060 
 Book Signing for Rebel Yell
 
• 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)
 
• 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
   
• 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)
 
• 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)

• 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)

• 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.  

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

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