Donna the Buffalo's Concert History

Donna the Buffalo is an American band from Trumansburg, New York, that formed in 1989. Their eclectic and often socially-conscious music has it's base in traditional mountain music and is infused with elements of Cajun/ zydeco, rock, folk, reggae, and country. The group’s core are vocalists Tara Nevins, who plays fiddle, guitar, accordion, and scrubboard, and guitarist Jeb Puryear. Keyboardist Dave McCracken, bassist Jay Sanders, and drummer Vic Stafford complete the ensemble.

Date   Concert   Venue   Location  
Mar 07, 2020 Donna the Buffalo Orange Peel Asheville, NC
Feb 02, 2019 Donna the Buffalo / Gary Douglas Band The Jefferson Theater Charlottesville, VA
Jan 18, 2019 Donna the Buffalo Music Box Supper Club Cleveland, OH
Jan 12, 2019 Donna the Buffalo / Steel Betty   3ten Austin City Limits Live Austin, TX
May 04, 2018 –
May 07, 2018
Shakori Hills Grassroots Festival - Spring
The Ryan Montbleau Band / Donna the Buffalo / Rising Appalachia / The Fritz / (J) Rowdy & the Nightshift / Big Mean Sound Machine / Arson Daily
Shakori Hills Pittsboro, NC
Apr 07, 2018 PEACE RIVER REVIVAL  
Lukas Nelson & Promise of the Real and Tyler Childers / Donna the Buffalo / SETH FREEMAN / Devon Allman
LAISLEY PARK PUNTA GORDA, FL
Apr 07, 2018 Peace River Revival  
The Devon Allman Project / Duane Betts / Lukas Nelson & Promise of the Real / Donna the Buffalo / Love Canon / Seth Freeman
Laishley Park PUNTA GORDA, FL
Dec 29, 2017 Donna the Buffalo Ponte Vedra Concert Hall Ponte Vedra Beach, FL
May 25, 2017 –
May 28, 2017
Delfest 10  
Kitchen Dwellers / Steep Canyon Rangers / Chris Thile / Dierks Bentley / Gov't Mule / Béla Fleck / Leftover Salmon / Noam Pikelny / Trey Anastasio Band / Cabinet / Hot Rize / Donna the Buffalo / The Del McCoury Band / Jeff Austin Band / Sierra Hull / The Infamous Stringdusters / The Travelin' McCourys / Marty Stuart / Fruition / Billy Strings / Junior Sisk & Ramblers Choice / Sara Watkins / Joe Craven & the Sometimers
Allegany County Fairgrounds Cumberland, MD
Apr 11, 2017 Donna the Buffalo Jannus Landing St.Petersburg,FL
Aug 25, 2016 –
Aug 28, 2016
Phish / Ween / My Morning Jacket / Umphrey's McGee / Tedeschi Trucks Band / Moon Taxi / Galactic / Gary Clark Jr. / Brandi Carlile / Vulfpeck / Twiddle / Turkuaz / Joe Russo / Lettuce / Hard Working Americans / Donna the Buffalo / The Chris Robins...   Infinity Downs Farm Arrington, VA
Jul 21, 2016 –
Jul 24, 2016
Finger Lakes Grassroots Festival of Music & Dance 2016  
Silversun Pickups / Brett Dennen / Indigo Girls / Mandolin Orange / Monsieur Perine / City of The Sun / John Brown's Body / Giant Panda Guerilla Dub Squad / Donna the Buffalo / Jim Lauderdale / Jimkata / Great Caesar / Driftwood / Ricky Skaggs and Kentucky Thunder / Johnny Dowd / Sim Redmond Band / Sophistafunk / Lurrie Bell / Big Mean Sound Machine / Campbell Brothers / The Horse Flies / Kevin Kinsella / De Temps Antan / Samite Of Uganda / Telekinetic Walrus / The Gunpoets / The Blind Spots / Sihasin / Danielle Ponder & The Tomorrow People / Anna Coogan / Hank Roberts / Uma Galera / Mary Lorson / Fabi / Plastic Nebraska / Jesus Hidalgo / Tamboka / Keith Frank & Soileau Zydeco / Savoy Family Cajun Band / Bear Fox / Richie & Rosie / Rockwood Ferry / Ithaca Bottom Boys / Misses Bitches / Empire Kings / Burns and Kristy / The Grady Girls / Walter Mouton & the Scott Playboys / The Speckers / Julia Felice and the Whiskey Crisis / Keith Secola & His Wild Band of Indians / Gabriel Tavares / Calico Moon / Moontee Sinquah / Preston Frank & His Zydeco Family Band / Powder the Moon / Bubba George / Flying Clouds of South Carolina / Kinobe & the Wamu Spirit / Atsiaktonkie
Trumansburg Fairgrounds Trumansburg, NY
Jun 02, 2016 –
Jun 05, 2016
Mountain Jam Festival 2016   Hunter Mountain Hunter, NY
Apr 28, 2016 –
May 01, 2016
MerleFest 2016  
Brandi Carlile / Old Crow Medicine Show / Jason Isbell and the 400 Unit / John Prine / The Wood Brothers / Jerry Douglas / Tommy Emmanuel / Carbon Leaf / Dave Rawlings Machine / Tim O'Brien / Steep Canyon Rangers / EmiSunshine / The Brothers Comatose / Salvador / Donna the Buffalo / Sierra Hull / Jim Lauderdale / The Williams Brothers / Shinyribs / Nicki Bluhm / Peter Rowan / Doug Seegers / Bryan Sutton / We banjo 3 / Scythian / Alison Brown / Love Canon / The Krüger Brothers / The Waybacks / Wood & Wire / Shannon Whitworth / Sarah Potenza / Annie Moses Band / Grace & Tony / Brennen Leigh / April Verch / David Holt / Jim Avett / The Contenders / The Slocan Ramblers / Sam Bush Band / Becky Buller / Fireside Collective / Junior Sisk & Ramblers Choice / Tellico / Brennen Leigh and Noel McKay / Blue Mafia / T. Michael Coleman / Mike Farris and the Roseland Rhythm Revue / Zoe & Cloyd / The Brothers Landreth / High Plains Jamboree / Noel Mckay / John Fowler / Mark Bumgarner / Carol Rifkin / Jeanette Queen
Wilkes Community College Wilkesboro, NC
May 07, 2015 –
May 10, 2015
Lake Eden Arts Festival (LEAF) 2015
Charles Bradley / Bombino / Donna the Buffalo / Sierra Hull / The Duhks / Daniel Bambaata Marley / Karsh Kale / Xavier Rudd & The United Nations / Secret Agent 23 Skidoo / Ganga Giri / R. Carlos Nakai / Natalia Clavier / Lágbájá / Numatik / The Buddy System / Travers Brothership / Martha Redbone Roots Project / sirius.B / Diali Cissokho & Kaira Ba / Free Planet Radio / Preston Frank / The Clayfoot Strutters / Proyecto Jirondai / Free Raisins / Osirian Flora Design / Fox & Beggar Theater / Mazatzin Aztekayolokalli / Faerie Kin / Masankho Banda / Funktion Forms / Kinobe & the Wamu Spirit / Kickin' It Jelly Dome / The Warriors of AniKituhwa / Toy Boat Circus / Juan Benevides Group / Unifire Theater / Adina Gordon
LEAF Festival Black Mountain, NC
Jul 23, 2014 –
Jul 27, 2014
Floydfest 2014  
Hackensaw Boys / Robert Randolph & The Family Band / Thievery Corporation / Paleface / Elonzo / Lettuce / Michael Franti & Spearhead / The Oak Creek Band / Michael Franti / The London Souls / Ziggy Marley / JJ Grey & Mofro / paper bird / Ms. Lauryn Hill / Donna the Buffalo / The Lee Boys / Quinn Sullivan / Rising Appalachia / Buddy Guy / Curtis Eller / River Whyless / Adam Ezra / The Deadmen / Underhill Rose / The Duhks / Campbell Brothers / The Ben Miller Band / Ben Harper and Charlie Musselwhite / TAUK / Ancient Cities / Ray Lamontagne / Annabelle's Curse / Crystal Bright & the Silver Hands / Allen Thompson / HuDost / Jonathon Boogie Long / Jim Beckwith / Dirty Drummer / Justin Fedor
Floydfest Floyd, VA
May 17, 2014 Donna the Buffalo / Big Dudee Roo The Intersection Grand Rapids, MI
Oct 18, 2013 –
Oct 20, 2013
Magnoliafest 2013  
Willie Nelson / Dawes / Drive-By Truckers / Stephen Marley / John Prine / Mavis Staples / Kris Kristofferson / Keller Williams / Railroad Earth / Reverend Peyton's Big Damn Band / The Duhks / Alvin Youngblood Hart / Donna the Buffalo / Jim Lauderdale / Stephen Kellogg / Grayson Capps / Beebs and Her Money Makers / Honey Island Swamp Band / Jimbo Mathus / The Travelin' McCourys / Stacks / seth / Grandpa's Cough Medicine / Col. Bruce Hampton / The Jon Stickley Trio / Tornado Rider / Sloppy Joe / Flagship Romance / Spore / Nikki Talley / kLoB / Bonnie Blue / Canary in the Coalmine / The Corbitt Brothers / Billy Iuso and Restless Natives / Big Cosmo / Sentropolis / Alien Carnival / Habanero Honeys / Back from the Brink / Quartermoon / Jackson Vegas
Spirit of the Suwannee Music Park Tallahassee, FL
Mar 22, 2012 –
Mar 25, 2012
Suwanee SpringFest 2012  
Yonder Mountain String Band / Tony Rice / Donna the Buffalo / Peter Rowan / Randall Bramblett / Emmitt-Nershi Band / Larry Keel
Tallahassee, FL
Feb 04, 2012 Donna The Buffalo Uptown Theatre Utica, NY
Feb 02, 2012 Donna the Buffalo The Note West Chester, PA
Dec 30, 2011 Donna the Buffalo Skipper's Smokehouse Tampa, FL
Sep 30, 2011 Donna the Buffalo Variety Playhouse Atlanta, GA
Jul 16, 2011 Donna the Buffalo Marvin's Mountaintop Masontown, WV
Jul 14, 2011 –
Jul 17, 2011
All Good Music Festival 2011  
Pretty Lights / Rebelution / Primus / John Butler Trio / Big Gigantic / SOJA / Umphrey's McGee / STS9 / Galactic / moe. / J Roddy Walston & the Business / Papadosio / Furthur / Giant Panda Guerilla Dub Squad / Karl Denson's Tiny Universe / the werks / Zach Deputy / Marco Benevento / Donna the Buffalo / Further / Khris Royal / Lubriphonic
Masontown, WV
Jul 14, 2011 –
Jul 17, 2011
All Good Music Festival  
Hot Buttered Rum / Beats Antique / John Butler Trio / Sound Tribe Sector 9 / The Recipe / Dangermuffin / Giant Panda Guerilla Dub Squad / The Infamous Stringdusters / That 1 Guy / Galactic / Everyone Orchestra / Keller Williams / Dana Fuchs / Warren Haynes Band / Toubab Krewe / Furthur / Big Gigantic / Umphrey's McGee / Fletcher's Grove / Lubriphonic / Zach Deputy / the werks / Donna the Buffalo / Marco Benevento / JJ Grey & Mofro / J Roddy Walston And The Business / Rebelution / The Rex Jam / Yonder Mountain String Band / Orgone / moe. / Papadosio / Primus / Karl Denson's Tiny Universe / Pretty Lights / All Mighty Senators / Greensky Bluegrass / These United States / Toots and the Maytals / The Bridge / Dark Star Orchestra
Marvin's Mountain Top Masontown, WV
Jul 14, 2011 –
Jul 17, 2011
All Good Music Festival 2011  
Pretty Lights / Rebelution / Primus / John Butler Trio / Big Gigantic / SOJA / Umphrey's McGee / STS9 / Galactic / moe. / J Roddy Walston & the Business / Papadosio / Furthur / Giant Panda Guerilla Dub Squad / Karl Denson's Tiny Universe / the werks / Zach Deputy / Marco Benevento / Donna the Buffalo / Further / Khris Royal / Lubriphonic
Masontown, WV
Nov 13, 2010 Donna the Buffalo Variety Playhouse Atlanta, GA
Apr 30, 2010 –
May 02, 2010
Merlefest  
Doc Watson / Donna the Buffalo / Elvis Costello / Sam Bush Band / The Avett Brothers / Steve Martin and the Steep Canyon Rangers / Dierks Bentley and the Traveling McCourys / Cadillac Sky / The Waybacks / Bob Weir / Peter Rowan / The Lee Boys / W.P.A. / Little Feat
Wilkes Community College North Wilkesboro, NC
Apr 29, 2010 –
May 02, 2010
MerleFest 2010   Wilkes Community College Wilkesboro, NC
Mar 31, 2010 Donna the Buffalo Old Rock House St. Louis, MO
Feb 06, 2010 Donna the Buffalo Variety Playhouse Atlanta, GA
Oct 22, 2009 –
Oct 25, 2009
Magnoliafest -2009  
Moonalice / Donna the Buffalo / The Lee Boys / New Riders of the Purple Sage / Peter Rowan / The Travelin' McCourys / The Duhks / Scythian / Cornmeal / Joe Craven / Tornado Rider / Col. Bruce Hampton / Great American Taxi / Dickie Betts & Great Southern
Spirit of the Suwannee Music Park Live Oak, FL
Apr 23, 2009 Emmylou Harris / Bearfoot / Tony Williamson / Tom, Brad And Alice / The Krüger Brothers / Jimmy "Duck" Holmes / Los Camperos De Nati Cano / Andy May / Clack Mountain String Band / Circuit Riders / Clint Howard / Spring Creek Bluegrass Band / The A... Wilkes Community College Wilkesboro, NC
Mar 26, 2009 Richie Havens / Guy Clark / the Gourds / The Duhks / Donna the Buffalo / Peter Rowan / Amy LaVere / Jim Lauderdale / Vsen / Darrell Scott / Mike Marshall / Scythian / Darol Anger / Roy Book Binder / The Lee Boys / Amanda Shaw / BLUEGROUND UNDERGRA... Spirit of the Suwannee Music Park Tallahassee, FL
Dec 31, 2008 Donna the Buffalo The Orange Peel Atlanta, GA
Sep 25, 2008 Donna the Buffalo The Kent Stage Kent, OH
Aug 16, 2008 –
Aug 19, 2008
Ottawa Folk Festival 2008
Broken Social Scene / Rufus Wainwright / Carolina Chocolate Drops / Jerry Douglas / Vieux Farka Toure / Odetta / Sarah Harmer / The Sadies / The Duhks / Donna the Buffalo / Country Joe McDonald / Colin Linden / Bryan Bowers / Genticorum / Roxanne Potvin / Don Ross & Andy Mckee / James Hill & Anne Davison / Finest Kind / Dala (Canada) / Dirk Powell & Riley Baugus
Britannia Park Toronto, ON
Aug 09, 2008 Mountain Music Meltdown
Donna the Buffalo / Chris Hillman and Herb Pederson / King Wilkie / Horseflies
North Country Community College Saranac Lake, NY
Jun 05, 2008 The Flaming Lips / Emmylou Harris / Ben Folds / STS9 / Cake / Brent Barry Band / Cornmeal / Dweezil Zappa / Delta Nove / Truckstop Honeymoon / That 1 Guy / Big Smith / Turbine / American Babies / Dumpstaphunk / Giant Panda Guerilla Dub Squad / Pap...   Clinton Lake Overland Park, KS
Apr 27, 2008 Mountain Stage / Teitur / Justin Townes Earle / Amanda Shaw / Dave Barnes / Donna the Buffalo Lyell B. Clay Concert Theatre, WVU Creative Arts Center Pittsburgh, PA
Apr 24, 2008 –
Apr 27, 2008
MerleFest 2008  
The Avett Brothers / Old Crow Medicine Show / Jerry Douglas / Carolina Chocolate Drops / The Infamous Stringdusters / Marty Stuart / Tift Merritt / Sam Bush / Tim O'Brien / Ruthie Foster / Jorma Kaukonen / Tony Rice / Donna the Buffalo / Hot Buttered Rum / Blue Highway / Peter Rowan / Ryan Shupe And The Rubberband / Levon Helm / Doc Watson / Ollabelle / Scythian / Nashville Bluegrass Band / Tish Hinojosa / Ralph Stanley And The Clinch Mountain Boys / Bearfoot / The Waybacks / Rhonda Vincent And The Rage / Ricky Skaggs & Bruce Hornsby / The Wilders
Wilkesboro, NC
Apr 27, 2007 –
Apr 29, 2007
Merlefest
Doc Watson / Nitty Gritty Dirt Band / Elvis Costello with Sam Bush, Jerry Douglas, and Jim Lauderdale / The Carolina Chocolate Drops / Jerry Douglas Band / The Duhks / Donna the Buffalo / Steep Canyon Rangers / John Cowan Band / The Infamous Stringdusters / The Waybacks / Sam Bush Band / Alison Krauss and Union Station Tony Rice Tribute / Bela Fleck / Crooked Still / Darrell Scott / Del McCoury Band / Pam Tillis and Friends / Bryan Sutton and Chris Eldridge / Toubab Krewe
Wilkes Community College North Wilkesboro, NC
Apr 26, 2007 –
Apr 29, 2007
MerleFest 2007  
Elvis Costello / Alison Krauss / Alison Krauss and Union Station / Nitty Gritty Dirt Band / Carolina Chocolate Drops / Jerry Douglas / Béla Fleck / The Infamous Stringdusters / Crooked Still / Del McCoury Band / Steep Canyon Rangers / The Duhks / Tony Rice / Toubab Krewe / Donna the Buffalo / Jim Lauderdale / Cherryholmes / Doc Watson / Nashville Bluegrass Band / The Belleville Outfit / Uncle Earl / The Waybacks / Lovell Sisters / John Cowan Band / Sam Bush Band / Sierra Hull and Highway 111
Wilkesboro, NC
Mar 22, 2007 –
Mar 25, 2007
Suwannee Springfest 2007  
The Avett Brothers / Ray Wylie Hubbard / The Infamous Stringdusters / Crooked Still / The Duhks / Jorma Kaukonen / Darrell Scott / Tony Rice / Donna the Buffalo / Jim Lauderdale / The Everybodyfields / Peter Rowan / Ollabelle / Scythian / Dan Hicks & the Hot Licks / Will Kimbrough / Vassar Clements / The Lee Boys / Slambovian Circus of Dreams / David Gans / The Biscuit Burners / BLUEGROUND UNDERGRASS / Dread Clampitt / Roy Book Binder / Annie Wenz / Brittany Reilly / Quartermoon / Tammerlin / Marie Nofsinger / Vtw
Spirit of the Suwannee Music Park Tallahassee, FL
Sep 23, 2005 –
Sep 25, 2005
Austin City Limits Music Festival 2005   Zilker Park Austin, TX
Jun 10, 2005 –
Jun 12, 2005
Bonnaroo Music & Arts Festival 2005  
Kings of Leon / Jack Johnson / Modest Mouse / Iron & Wine / Dave Matthews Band / Ray LaMontagne / My Morning Jacket / Matisyahu / Allman Brothers Band / De La Soul / Citizen Cope / Joss Stone / The Black Crowes / Dr. Dog / Rjd2 / O.A.R. / Amos Lee / Jurassic 5 / Old Crow Medicine Show / John Butler Trio / M. Ward / Alison Krauss / Toots & The Maytals / Madeleine Peyroux / The Mars Volta / Josh Ritter / Rilo Kiley / Xavier Rudd / Joanna Newsom / Drive-By Truckers / Heartless Bastards / John Prine / Umphrey's McGee / Widespread Panic / Gov't Mule / STS9 / Old 97's / Ozomatli / Brazilian Girls / Secret Machines / DJ Krush / Saul Williams / Yonder Mountain String Band / Keren Ann / Keller Williams / 22-20s / Trey Anastasio / ALO / Tea Leaf Green / The Gourds / Perpetual Groove / Mouse on Mars / The Frames (IE) / Steel Train / Blue Merle / Karl Denson's Tiny Universe / Earl Scruggs / Assembly of Dust / Legendary Shack Shakers / Toubab Krewe / Donna the Buffalo / Rose Hill Drive / Particle / Kermit Ruffins & The Barbecue Swingers / Bob Weir & RatDog / Ollabelle / The Perceptionists / The Word / Benevento-russo Duo / Lake Trout / Signal Path / Motion Potion / Fred Armisen / DJ Quickie Mart / Galactic's Krewe de Carnivale / Strut / Bela Fleck Acoustic Trio / Gabby La La Feat Les Claypool / Peter Rowan And Crucial Reggae / Dj Medi4 / Herbie Hancocks Headhunters / R.B. Morris and the Irregulars / Todd Steed & the Sons of Phere / Zenphonic
Unknown venue Chattanooga, TN
Jun 10, 2005 –
Jun 12, 2005
Bonnaroo Music Festival 2005   Unknown venue Chattanooga, TN
Jun 10, 2005 –
Jun 13, 2005
Bonnaroo Music Festival 2005   Great Stage Park Manchester, TN
May 07, 2005 Donna the Buffalo Jannus Live St Petersburg, FL

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Concerts Per Year:
2020 1 concert
2019 3 concerts
2018 3 concerts
2017 3 concerts
2016 4 concerts
2015 1 concert
2014 2 concerts
2013 1 concert
2012 3 concerts
2011 6 concerts
2010 5 concerts
2009 3 concerts
2008 7 concerts
2007 3 concerts
2005 7 concerts
2004 2 concerts
2003 4 concerts
2002 4 concerts
2001 7 concerts
2000 2 concerts
1999 2 concerts
1998 1 concert
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