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Bad Wolves – Friday, Aug. 2 – 10PM

Concerts

10:00 am
11:30 pm

Bad Wolves - Friday, Aug. 2 Tilt your head back and howl into the South Dakota sky as platinum-certified heavy metal outfit Bad Wolves deliver an evening of unapologetic hard rock on Friday, Aug. 2 during the Buffalo Chip’s Official Sturgis Rally Kickoff Party. 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.”  

Buffalo Chip Official Sturgis Rally Kickoff – Friday, Aug. 2, 2024

Misc, Rides & Races

5:00 pm
7:00 pm

The Chip kicks off the 84th Sturgis Rally the right way with a parade of motorcycles, Drifter Cross stunt trials, the Star-Spangled Banner, The Rally Roar, the Monster Wall Smash Stunt, and entertainment from Bad Wolves and the 2024 Sturgis Battle of the Bands winner. The kickoff party is when our fuse of anticipation finally touches the powder keg. Be One of Only 100 Riders to Join the Parade At 5 p.m. you can line up at the CrossRoads to join hundreds of bikers* to parade through the Chip’s legendary amphitheater for the kickoff. The parade starts at 6 p.m.…

Leaving Hope – Friday, Aug. 2 – 8:30PM

Concerts

8:30 am
10:00 am

Feel the heat as hard rockers Leaving Hope set the stage ablaze during the Buffalo Chip’s Official Sturgis Rally Kickoff Party. This Minneapolis-based five piece beat out countless other acts to win the 2024 Sturgis Battle of the Bands, and you’ll see why when they bring their unique influences together for a powerful, electrifying performance to the Best Party Anywhere. Experience their thunderous drums and bass, punchy, screaming guitars, powerful vocals and in the amphitheater on Friday, Aug. 2. Then join them for an encore performance at Bikini Beach the following night at midnight.

City Of Sturgis
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Opening Ceremony Parade

Misc

2:30 pm
5:00 pm

The Opening Ceremony parade will start at 3pm on Friday, August 2, 2024. To join everyone watching the parade which will include Sturgis Mayor Angela Wilkerson, Grand Marshall representative and other sponsors and dignitaries as well as an awe-inspiring flag procession, please be on Main Street from 4th Street to Middle Street. The festivities will begin at Harley-Davidson Rally Point after the 3pm parade with a welcome from Mayor Wilkerson and introduction of the 2024 Grand Marshall honoree as well as City of Sturgis Motorcycle Rally sponsors. Live music will continue at Harley-Davidson Rally Point throughout the evening and throughout…

CrossRoads
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Florida Full Throttle Magazine Official Rally Kickoff Show

Bike Shows

11:00 am
5:00 pm

Featuring Tony Cianci of Full Throttle Magazine Ride into Full Throttle Magazine’s Official Rally Kickoff Show at the Buffalo Chip CrossRoads, and you could ride home a winner! This show, organized by Tony Cianci, welcomes all brands and awards trophies in 15 classes. Friday Aug. 2, 2024 Registration – 11 – 3 p.m. Judging – 3 p.m. Awards – 4 p.m. These are the pros who run the Boardwalk Bike Show in Daytona! They have a class for every bike, and they have the experience to evaluate each bike on its own merits. FREE to view. Entry fee – $30…

Iron Horse Saloon
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Corey Kent

Concerts

5:30 pm
11:30 pm

Corey Kent Friday, August 2, 2024 Music begins at 5:30 pm. Ages 21+ No tickets required. All rally concerts are free w/ paid upgrade options. About Corey Kent Rising singer/songwriter Corey Kent has been writing and performing for nearly 2 decades. His tenacity, entrepreneurial mindset and drive matched with his vocal prowess and raw, relatable lyrics have helped Kent rise among the many. Self-described as an “old soul,” Kent finds himself musically at the intersection of rock infused country, heartland values and red dirt grit. His Texas hustle has poised him as Nashville’s next star power. Having developed his live…

Chancey Williams

Concerts

5:30 pm
11:30 pm

Chancey Williams Friday, August 2, 2024 Music begins at 5:30 pm. Ages 21+ No tickets required. All rally concerts are free w/ paid upgrade options. Saddle Bronc athlete turned neo-traditional country music sensation Chancey Williams has gone from competing on horseback, to performing as a headliner at fairs, festivals, and venues across the country. As one of only two artists (Chris LeDoux) to both compete in the rodeo and perform on the main stage at Cheyenne Frontier Days, and the only singer/songwriter to be endorsed by CINCH®, Williams is the next authentic cowboy of country music. Growing up on a…

Kickstands
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Vynilyn

Misc

6:00 pm
7:30 pm

On the stage is where Vynilyn truly shines. Their live shows are mesmerizing spectacles of light, movement, and sound, combining the flowing prowess of two violin master players with the lightning precision and smooth, flawless transitions of a world-class DJ. This is all synced to a custom live video DJ show full of music videos, visuals, movie and TV samples, even cartoons and commercials, all blended and scratched perfectly in time and in key to the music.

Texas Hippie Coalition

Concerts

8:00 pm
9:30 pm

Backyard barbeques, barroom brawls, tent revivals, and big rock festivals alike are suitable environments for the Red Dirt Metal of TEXAS HIPPIE COALITION, a band with a sound so devilishly electrifying that they had to come up with a new genre to describe it.

NITRO NITRA

Misc

4:00 pm
5:30 pm

NITRO NITRA is the Front Woman of her Dynamic Rock Band. Having spent a long period of her life in repetitive loops of mental bondage and addiction. Nitro found a way to break free and transcend the conditioned cycles that kept her from reaching her full potential. Influenced by the retro Hard and Classic Rock Sounds of a timeless era, this band also adds a modern twist to its original music. The Band members include Scott Brady, Lead Guitarist Jimi Church, Rhythm Guitarist Rod Cope, bassist Johnny Zabo, drums, and the front woman, Nitro! The band and their song Train…

Josey Scott

Concerts

10:00 pm
11:30 pm

FREE CONCERT | OPEN TO THE PUBLIC | AUG 2ND Are you ready to get your face rocked? That's exactly what is gonna happen because Josey Scott's The Original Voice Of SALIVA is gonna be on the Bacardí Main Stage on Friday night August 2nd. The original voice of SALIVA is back and he'll be at Kickstands fired up and ready to deliver one hell of a show. Josie's return has been jam packed with tour dates and bookings. He gives 110% to every performance and the onslaught of demand for dates is testament to the bands current demand. Josey…

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