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Wed 20 Apr 2022


The White Buffalo

Support from L.A Edwards

O2 Academy

Book Tickets

£20.44 incl. booking fee

American singer/songwriter Jake Smith has been performing under the moniker The White Buffalo since 2002.

His working-man’s approach to his craft produces an authentic and captivating stage presence, earning him an international, loyal fan-base throughout his extensive career.

2017 album ‘Darkest Darks, Lightest Lights’ was created in just six weeks, with Rolling Stone describing it as Stone’s “most stylistically rich collection of songs.” A man who proudly describes himself as having ‘no filler or fluff’, The White Buffalo is as real and honest as it gets. You never know what’s going to come out of him at his shows.

Presented by Bristol Beacon 

Standing event 

14+ (Under 14s to be accompanied by an adult)


The stage/recording name of American musician, singer and songwriter Jake Smith, The White Buffalo has released five albums and three EPs since 2002 debut Hogtied Like a Rodeo. After the track Wrong was featured in the surf film Shelter, it wasn’t long before major US TV shows including Sons of Anarchy and Californication came knocking, and songs by The White Buffalo have since been used extensively in these programmes, among others. The album Once Upon a Time in the West was released in 2012, with the breakthrough Shadows, Greys and Evil Ways following in 2013.

The fifth album Love and the Death of Damnation was released in 2015 after working with Dorn and Witkin on a series of new songs revolving around real or imagined characters experiencing the harsher aspects of life. It received widespread acclaim and was placed on various charts. Smith’s popularity got another bump in 2017 when his song “I Know You” was used in the trailer for the popular video game Halo 2. In 2017 the band released Darkest Darks, Lightest Lights.

“most stylistically rich collection of songs”

Rolling Stone

The venue

O2 Academy Bristol

Covid-19 Safety Measures at O2 Academy Bristol

Please follow these safety measures when you visit O2 Academy Bristol. If you have Covid-19 symptoms or have been asked to self-isolate you should not attend this event.

PCR/Lateral flow test or NHS Covid Pass required for entry

  Wear a face covering

  Be respectful of other people’s personal space

  Contactless or card payment preferred

Getting There

Address: Frogmore St, Bristol BS1 5NA

O2 Academy is a 5-minute walk from The Centre and opposite The Hatchet Inn.

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