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August 5th

Quiet Riot

Friday, August 5th, 2022 Buffalo Chip Campground

Despite their name, Quiet Riot is anything but quiet. Famously described as the first heavy metal band to top the pop charts, the Los Angeles quartet became an overnight sensation thanks to their monster 1983 smash album “Metal Health”. Their follow-up album “Condition Critical” went double platinum and the band continued to record and tour throughout their 25+ year history. Quiet Riot will keep heads banging all throughout the Buffalo Chip amphitheater Aug. 5 at the Official Sturgis Rally Kickoff Party.

Judd Hoos

Friday, August 5th, 2022 Buffalo Chip Campground

South Dakota’s own golden boys, Judd Hoos, take the biggest stage at the Sturgis Rally on Aug. 5 to kick off nine nights of music at the Largest Music Festival in Motorcycling. Recently featured on NBC’s hit show American Song Contest, Judd Hoos bring rock ‘n’ roll hits like “Bad Girl,” “Lipstick Stain,” “We Were Young” and many more to the Wolfman Jack stage for the first time ever.

August 6th

Molly Hatchet

Saturday, August 6th, 2022 Full Throttle Saloon

Molly Hatchet is an American rock band formed by guitarist Dave Hlubek in Jacksonville, Florida, in 1971. They were a popular band during the late 1970s and early-to-mid 1980s among the Southern rock and hard rock communities Cover Charge at the gate - Free bands at the inside bar all night

Buckcherry

Saturday, August 6th, 2022 Buffalo Chip

If you are lookin’ to get “Lit Up” this summer, then get ready for Buckcherry to blast its way back into the Buffalo Chip concert lineup during the 2020 Sturgis Motorcycle Rally. These seductively slithering rockers will be coming at you with the crushing chords and familiar refrains of songs like “Crazy Bitch”, as well as tracks from their 2019 album “Warpaint” when they take to the Wolfman Jack Stage before fellow party animal Snoop Dogg on Saturday, Aug. 6.  

Snoop Dogg

Saturday, August 6th, 2022 Buffalo Chip

Snoop Dogg to Spit Legendary Rhymes at the Sturgis Buffalo Chip® Superbowl LVI 2022 entertainer Snoop D-o-double-g, Snoop Dogg is making his return to the Best Party Anywhere! He’s a visionary, a trailblazer and a certified party liaison with a nearly 30-year-long pedigree of certified dance floor-rockin’, chart-topping hits. Reserve Now! Who: You and Your Pack of Doggs What: Partying with Big Snoop Dogg When: Saturday, Aug. 6, 2022 Where: Buffalo Chip Amphitheater How: Reserve your passes now! Don’t miss your opportunity to get down at this wild and unforgettable Doggystyle party with Snoop. Reserve your passes today!

August 7th

Slaughter

Sunday, August 7th, 2022 Full Throttle Saloon

Slaughter is an American glam metal band formed in Las Vegas by lead vocalist/rhythm guitarist Mark Slaughter and bassist Dana Strum Cover Charge at the gate - Free bands at the inside bar all night

Bush

Sunday, August 7th, 2022 Buffalo Chip

Hailing from Britain and bursting onto the scene in the midst of the grunge-rock explosion, Bush have been captivating audiences worldwide since 1994. The band has sold over 20 million records in the U.S. and Canada alone and has compiled a string of 23 consecutive Top 40 hit singles on the Modern Rock and Mainstream Rock charts, six of which shot to no. 1. Bush make their Best Party Anywhere debut on Sunday, Aug. 7.

Lynyrd Skynyrd

Sunday, August 7th, 2022 Buffalo Chip

A long-running and favorite tradition is returning when the self-proclaimed Sturgis Buffalo Chip house band, Lynyrd Skynyrd, come home to rock the Wolfman Jack Stage for the first time in four years. When the godfathers of southern rock rain down their fan-pleasing sound on Sunday, Aug. 7, you won’t want to be anywhere except right in the heart of the world’s best biker venue seeing the world’s best biker band.

August 8th

Tesla

Monday, August 8th, 2022 Full Throttle Saloon

Tesla is an American rock band formed in Sacramento, California, in late 1981 by bassist Brian Wheat and guitarist Frank Hannon. The band is ranked at No. 22 on VH1's 100 Greatest Artists of Hair Metal, and have been described as a "thinking man’s hair metal band” Cover Charge at the gate - Free bands at the inside bar all night

Tim Montana

Monday, August 8th, 2022 Shade Valley

Whether he’s performing onstage with ZZ Top in front of a crowd of thousands, kicking it with his friend Dave Grohl at a Foo Fighters gig or racing ATVs with extreme-sports star Travis Pastrana, Tim Montana has a knack for always being in the right place at the right time. But don’t chalk it up to luck. Rather, it’s Montana’s innate talent, unrelenting hustle and magnetic charisma that have made the country-rock singer-songwriter a dude that everyone — from the famous to the blue-collar — wants to be around.

LOCASH

Monday, August 8th, 2022 Shade Valley

Creating a sound that fuses modern Country and classic heartland rock with an edgy vocal blend – and a growing reputation for mixing backwoods pride with big-picture positivity – BBR Music Group/BMG’s Wheelhouse Records’ LOCASH is the Country music duo of singer-songwriters Preston Brust and Chris Lucas. Now rising up the Country ranks with a streak of hits, critical acclaim and awards-show recognition, the duo has two albums, eight charting singles, and nearly 500 MILLION global streams to their credit, with more on the horizon. After breaking out in 2015 with their GOLD-certified tribute to appreciating what you’ve got, “I…

Lita Ford

Monday, August 8th, 2022 Buffalo Chip

Immerse yourself in glam metal as Lita Ford takes you back in time to an era filled with lightning-fast licks and enough hair spray to make Bigfoot look pretty. This guitar goddess will remind you just how much you love the ‘80s when she lights up the Buffalo Chip’s motorcycle and music festival with searing solos and brilliant, emotional ballads on Monday, Aug. 8.

Rob Zombie

Monday, August 8th, 2022 Buffalo Chip

Rob Zombie at the Sturgis Buffalo Chip® Get on your bike and ride like a Demon Speeding to one of the most memorable performances to ever hit the Wolfman Jack Stage. The multi-platinum-selling, seven-time Grammy-nominated King Freak himself, Rob Zombie, is making his return to the Best Party Anywhere. Descend into madness as Zombie pushes you to the limit with his heavy grooves, high-energy performance and mind-blowing stage production on Monday, Aug. 8. Reserve Now! Who: You What: Rob Zombie When: Monday, Aug. 8, 2022 Where: Buffalo Chip Amphitheater How: Reserve your passes now! Don’t miss your opportunity to party…

August 9th

Revolver

Tuesday, August 9th, 2022 Stoneville Saloon

We are a 5 piece Rock and Country band who bring it each and every night.

Stephen Pearcy

Tuesday, August 9th, 2022 Shade Valley

As the founder, lead singer, and songwriter of the metal rock band RATT, Stephen Pearcy led his creation to Mega Multi-Platinum Success Year after Year from 1984 - 1991. Capturing critical acclaim for his performances, style, and uniquely salacious vocals. Pearcy formed RATT in Los Angeles in 1982 from his previous band Mickey RATT. Known for their overtly sexual appearance, rebellious attitude, and take no prisoner approach to metal, Atlantic Records recognized RATT’s potential and star power thus signing the band to a contract resulting in the 1984 album “Out of the Cellar”, which became one of many multi-platinum successes.…

Bad Wolves

Tuesday, August 9th, 2022 Buffalo Chip

Tilt your head back and howl into the South Dakota sky as platinum-certified heavy metal outfit Bad Wolves kick off a cram-packed evening of unapologetic hard rock in the Buffalo Chip amphitheater. The LA-based quintet’s unpredictable metallic intensity and impressive instrumental proficiency will shine as bright as the full moon as they perform hits such as “Killing Me Slowly,” “Remember When,” “Sober” and their haunting cover of The Cranberries’ “Zombie.”ars,” “Falling Apart,” “Swerve,” “Kill the Noise” and many others.

Chase Matthew

Tuesday, August 9th, 2022 Full Throttle Saloon

From Music City’s broadway scene to the Tennessee Hills you’ve most likely heard the name Chase Matthew. Chase, currently Co-Signed by Ryan Upchurch, has garnered an astounding 70 Million streams in a short 4 months with his project “County Line”. With a rising position on billboard charts for 18 weeks and being placed on the biggest country playlists and stations (Hot Country, Todays Country, New Boots, The Highway XM) Cover Charge at the gate - Free bands at the inside bar all night

Liliac

Tuesday, August 9th, 2022 Shade Valley

5-piece Los Angeles-based, family Rock/Metal band, “Liliac” has sparked the world by storm. This female-fronted band consisting of all siblings’ ages 13-22 has brought a unique and fresh sound they call “Vamp Metal”. Lead vocalist, Melody (20), with her raspy-powerful voice; Lead guitarist, Samuel (22), with his skillful-effortless guitars; Drummer, Abigail (21), with her solid-thunderous drums; Bassist, Ethan (15), with his rich-thick bass; Keyboardist, Justin (14), with his passionate-polished keys; is what makes this band so incredible and catches the eyes of millions. Liliac, which means “bat” in Romanian, not only, has a unique meaning but also a unique story.

Papa Roach

Tuesday, August 9th, 2022 Buffalo Chip

Take a white-knuckle ride that swerves between lanes of rap-rock, electronic rock and good ol’ rock n’ roll when Papa Roach makes their way to the Wolfman Jack Stage Tuesday, Aug. 9. The quartet has spent more than 20 years veering across freeways that most bands barely have the nerve to occupy, creating a diverse and fearless discography that’s featured hits like “Last Resort,” “Help,” “Scars,” “Falling Apart,” “Swerve,” “Kill the Noise” and many others.

Falling in Reverse

Tuesday, August 9th, 2022 Buffalo Chip

Shift gears and discover the fine line between genius and insanity that is Falling in Reverse. Experience the vicious bite and playful innuendo of hits such as “Popular Monster,” “The Drug in Me is You,” “Good Girls Bad Guys” and “I’m Not a Vampire” as this post-hardcore quartet keeps the energy rising between Hollywood Undead and Papa Roach on Tuesday, Aug. 9.

Hollywood Undead

Tuesday, August 9th, 2022 Buffalo Chip

The rock hits will be Comin’ in Hot all night on Tuesday, Aug. 9. Hailing from the streets of Tinseltown, Hollywood Undead will make their Sturgis Rally debut to pick up the party where Bad Wolves leave off. Experiencing the band’s mix of brash hip-hop, rock and metalcore in tracks like “Undead,” “Everywhere I Go,” “Bullet,” “Day of the Dead,” and “Comin’ in Hot” may be one of a few things happening at the Chip that you may not want to share with your mom.

August 10th

Williams and Ree

Wednesday, August 10th, 2022 Buffalo Chip

Need a laugh? On Aug. 10 and 11, the country comedy duo that’s been delighting audiences for over 50 years is coming to the Buffalo Chip! Known as “The Indian and The White Guy,” Williams & Ree’s off-beat brand of humor of is something that’s hard to come by these days. These guys truly say what they want, and fans love it! Songs like “Running Beer'' and “Ding Dong Song” will have you falling over laughing prior to performances from Aaron Lewis and The Stateliners and Jon Pardi.

Blackberry Smoke

Wednesday, August 10th, 2022 Full Throttle Saloon

Blackberry Smoke is an American rock band from Atlanta. The lineup consists of Charlie Starr, Richard Turner, Brit Turner, Paul Jackson, and Brandon Still. In 2020, they added touring personnel Benji Shanks and Preston Holcomb. They have released seven studio albums, two live albums and five extended plays. Cover Charge at the gate - Free bands at the inside bar all night

Nita Strauss

Wednesday, August 10th, 2022 Iron Horse Saloon

Nita has been featured on the covers of many worldwide print magazines and on dozens of albums, trailers, and soundtracks, including Heroes Of The Storm (Blizzard) and Grammy-nominated Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance (Konami/ Platinum Games); and is the author of the Guitar World column “Like A Hurricane”. Nita was also the official in-house guitarist for the LA KISS, the arena football team owned by Paul Stanley and Gene Simmons of KISS. She is one of the most sought after clinicians in the industry and has done extensive clinic tours across multiple continents. Her consistent touring schedule has shown her to…

Aaron Lewis and The Stateliners

Wednesday, August 10th, 2022 Buffalo Chip

Rocker-turned-outlaw-country artist Aaron Lewis makes his return to the Best Party Anywhere on Wednesday, Aug. 10. Along with backing band The Stateliners, Lewis will fill the sweet August air with hits like “Country Boy,” “Northern Redneck” and “Am I the Only One” ahead of that night’s headlining performance from Travis Tritt.

Travis Tritt

Wednesday, August 10th, 2022 Buffalo Chip

Multi-platinum-selling country icon Travis Tritt will take the Wolfman Jack Stage on Wednesday, Aug. 10, delivering decades worth of hits like “It’s a Great Day to Be Alive,” “T-R-O-U-B-L-E,” “Modern Day Bonnie & Clyde,” “Here’s a Quarter” as well as tracks from his new album “Set in Stone.” Tritt rose to stardom as one of “The Class of ‘89” alongside country music superstars Garth Brooks, Clint Black and Alan Jackson, all of whom dominated the charts in the early ‘90s. Tritt has amassed more than 30 million album sales, two Grammys and three CMA awards throughout his three-decade career.

August 11th

Jon Pardi

Thursday, August 11th, 2022 Buffalo Chip

Fans of toe-tappin’ country music might get a little dirt on their boots when CMA and ACM-winning singer/songwriter/producer Jon Pardi rolls into The Best Party Anywhere on Thursday, Aug. 11. Known for applying fresh ideas to country’s classic sounds, Pardi brings no. 1 singles like “Head Over Boots,” “Dirt On My Boots,” “Heartache on the Dancefloor,” “Heartache Medication,” and more to the Sturgis Rally for the first time ever.

Williams and Ree

Thursday, August 11th, 2022 Buffalo Chip

Need a laugh? On Aug. 10 and 11, the country comedy duo that’s been delighting audiences for over 50 years is coming to the Buffalo Chip! Known as “The Indian and The White Guy,” Williams & Ree’s off-beat brand of humor of is something that’s hard to come by these days. These guys truly say what they want, and fans love it! Songs like “Running Beer'' and “Ding Dong Song” will have you falling over laughing prior to performances from Aaron Lewis and The Stateliners and Jon Pardi.

Jackyl

Thursday, August 11th, 2022 Full Throttle Saloon

Jackyl is an American rock band formed in 1991. Their sound has also been described as heavy metal and Southern metal. Their self titled debut album has sold more than a million copies in the United States with hit singles like "Down on Me" and "When Will it Rain". Cover Charge at the gate - Free bands at the inside bar all night

August 12th

Blackhawk

Friday, August 12th, 2022 Iron Horse Saloon

For the fans, for the music and for the brotherhood of Henry and Dave, harmony remains a powerful force. BlackHawk continues to record new music – including their well-received 2015 Brothers Of The Southland album, a forthcoming Christmas record and an acoustic greatest hits album – and deliver stellar live shows, backed by an all-star band of veteran country and southern rock players. “BlackHawk has a 20-year history of a certain kind of song craft as well as a quality of performance,” Henry says with pride. “People have always come to our shows expecting a concert that is emotionally and…

Puddle of Mudd

Friday, August 12th, 2022 Buffalo Chip

It’s too early to predict the forecast, but you should have your galoshes ready to wade through some of the biggest hard rock hits of the last couple decades when Puddle of Mudd takes the stage at The Best Party Anywhere®. The Kansas City, Missouri quartet will keep the party rockin’ after a performance from Pop Evil on Friday, Aug. 12.

Pop Evil

Friday, August 12th, 2022 Buffalo Chip

Buffalo Chip crowd favorite Pop Evil are returning to the Largest Music Festival in Motorcycling Friday, Aug. 12. Since 2008, Pop Evil have landed six top 10 hits on active rock radio and have toured with some of the biggest names in rock and metal. Pop Evil will bring their quiver of chart-toppers like “Trenches,” “Hero,” “Waking Lions” and more to the Sturgis Rally crowd. Reserve Now! Who: You What: Pop Evil When: Friday, Aug. 12, 2022 Where: Buffalo Chip Amphitheater How: Reserve your passes now! Don’t miss your opportunity to party with Pop Evil. Reserve your passes today!

August 13th

Struggle Jennings

Saturday, August 13th, 2022 Iron Horse Saloon

The grandson of legendary Country Music icon Waylon Jennings, Struggle is part of a long legacy of Gangsters, Outlaws and Rock Stars.. Growing up as a black-sheep in his family, he fought his way out of the streets of West Nashville and into the studio where he would create the foundation for what has become his personal contribution to the Jennings family legacy.. Struggle's message of strength, determination and courage in the face of adversity continues to connect and resonate with people around the world. By sharing his story with honesty and passion he has developed a large and loyal…

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