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Pete Davidson Live at Buffalo State Performing Arts Center October 24, 25


The Buffalo State Performing Arts Center is excited to announce a last-minute addition to its fall schedule with the hilariously talented actor and comedian Pete Davidson Live on stage Wednesday, October 25, at 7:00 p.m. This show is presented by Live Nation.

Editor's note: Because of overwhelming demand, Davidson has added a second show at the Buffalo State Performing Arts Center, on Tuesday, October 24, at 7:00 p.m. Tickets on sale now.

Davidson is the creator, executive producer, writer, and star of Peacock’s critically acclaimed comedy Bupkis. He was a cast member on NBC’s Saturday Night Live from 2014 to 2022, where his singular “Weekend Update” features and original music videos garnered millions of views. He guest-hosted the show this past Saturday.

Davidson shot his first one-hour stand-up special for Comedy Central in 2016 and was named one of Forbes’ 30 Under 30 the same year. In 2020, he released the stand-up special “Pete Davidson: Alive from New York.” Davidson was listed as one of Time’s 100 Most Influential People of 2022.

In 2020, Davidson co-wrote, executive produced, and starred in the critically acclaimed film The King of Staten Island. Additional film work includes Trainwreck, Transformers: Rise of the Beasts, Big Time Adolescence, Set It Up, Meet Cute, and Bodies Bodies Bodies. Upcoming projects include Dumb Money, Wizards! and I Slept with Joey Ramone.”

Advance ticket sales begin at 10:00 a.m. Tuesday, October 17, online only at using promo code KING. General ticket sales begin Wednesday, October 18, at 10:00 a.m. in person or by phone at the Rockwell Hall Box Office Tuesday through Friday, 10:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m., (716) 878-3005, or online at

Important note regarding this performance:

Plan to arrive early for this event. This event will be a device-free experience. Use of phones, smart watches, or accessories will not be permitted in the performance space.

Upon arrival at the venue, all patrons must secure phones, smart watches, and accessories in individual Yondr pouches that may be opened only at the end of the event. Guests will maintain possession of their devices at all times and can access them throughout the event only in designated phone-use areas within the venue. Guests must re-secure all devices in Yondr pouches before returning to the performance space. Anyone seen using a device (phone, smart watch, or accessories) during the performance will be escorted from the venue.

Media Contact:
Andrew Binder, Director of Operations
Performing Arts Center at Rockwell Hall
Buffalo State University
(716) 878-3599