2018 Sturgis Buffalo Chip Concert and Race Lineup

New Passes at Special Prices Now Available!



New! 3-Day Passes Available Now:

Fri 8/3 – Sun 8/5

  • Foreigner
  • The Marshall Tucker Band
  • Buffalo Chip TT American Flat Track Races
  • Dirt Riot Races
  • More TBA

Mon 8/6 – Wed 8/8

  • Eric Church
  • Lynyrd Skynyrd
  • Aaron Lewis
  • Hooligan Races
  • Street Drags
  • More TBA

Thu 8/9 – Sat 8/11

  • Kid Rock
  • John Kay & Steppenwolf
  • AMA Supermoto Races
  • Freedom Celebration
  • More TBA


Ready to have some fun at The Best Party Anywhere?

Well, that’s what you’re going to get when you come to the Sturgis Buffalo Chip’s concerts and races during the 2018 Sturgis motorcycle rally.

More bands and events are being confirmed for 2018 right now, which means you could see another announcement within the next couple of weeks!

Prices are the lowest they will ever be for 2018. But not for long! They can and will go up at anytime. Sometimes we’ll warn you, and sometimes we won’t, so get yourself and a friend passes now.

Special Prices End Soon!

Get Your Passes Now

Would you like to be the first to know when Buffalo Chip band and event announcements hit? Be sure to sign up for the Sturgis Rider Newsletter!

Get Announcements First!

2018 Sturgis Entertainment Lineup

Monday, July 30-Thursday, Aug. 2, 2018 – Bikini Beach Pre-Party – Band Coming Soon

The Marshall Tucker Band –Friday, Aug. 3, 2018

Start your party off right by spending it with one of the most important bands of Southern Rock, The Marshall Tucker Band! This staple biker band will fill the air with their groundbreaking mixture of rock, R&B, country, jazz and gospel on Friday, Aug. 3, setting the tone for the next eight days of motorcycling, music, freedom and friendship to come.

Foreigner –Saturday, Aug. 4, 2018

Go dizzy and develop Double Vision singing your lungs out to the massive catalog of catchy hits that’s made Foreigner one of the greatest selling bands of all time. These classic rock megastars will blast the Sturgis Buffalo Chip’s Wolfman Jack Stage into another galaxy during the first weekend of the music festival Saturday, Aug. 4, 2018, and when they’re done you’ll swear it’ll Feel Like the First Time you’ve been to a concert so good.

American Flat Track Sturgis Buffalo Chip TT Races Presented by Indian Motorcycle  –Sunday, Aug. 5, 2018

America’s original extreme sport is coming back this August to inject your party with a serious dose of adrenaline! After its explosive Buffalo Chip debut in 2017, The American Flat Track Series is returning to bring you and your friends the next level of racing on Sunday, Aug. 5 prior to a headlining concert on the Buffalo Chip’s main stage.


Lynyrd Skynyrd –Monday, Aug. 6, 2018

A long-running and favorite tradition will continue when the self-proclaimed Sturgis Buffalo Chip house band, Lynyrd Skynyrd, returns to rock the Wolfman Jack Stage. When the godfathers of southern rock will rain down their fan-pleasing sound on Sturgis Buffalo Chip, you’ll be right in the heart of the world’s best biker venue seeing the world’s best biker band.

Aaron Lewis –Tuesday, Aug. 7, 2018

Kick up dust and knock back something stiff with all your friends as rocker-turned-outlaw country artist Aaron Lewis fills the sweet South Dakota August air with his crossover country rock hits on Tuesday, Aug. 7, 2018!

Eric Church –Wednesday, Aug. 8, 2018

Indulge in sweet country-rock party anthems, the roar of American V-Twins, and all your best friends cheering together during a performance from Eric Church. The Nashville-based country-rock singer-songwriter extraordinaire will belt his hits from the Wolfman Jack Stage on Wednesday, Aug. 8, 2018, and all you need to do is be there with a drink in your hand.

Kid Rock –Thursday, Aug. 9, 2018

Crank your party up to eleven and lose your mind to the tight rhymes, magnetic party anthems, and down-home Americana crossover stylings of Detroit’s own American Bad Ass, Robert Ritchie, better known to the world as Kid Rock. The Bullgod is making his triumphant return to The Best Party Anywhere®, and it’s the party you need to be looking forward to All Summer Long.

John Kay & Steppenwolf –Friday, Aug. 10, 2018

Flashback to the dawn of motorcycle culture via the trippy, heavy metal thunder of the most iconic motorcycle rock band in history–John Kay & Steppenwolf. The legendary band will blast out their thunderous rock from the Sturgis Buffalo Chip’s Wolfman Jack Stage on Friday, Aug. 10, 2018 and the roar will heard from miles around.

Saturday, Aug. 11, 2018 – Bands Coming Soon


More Bands & Entertainment Coming Soon!

Want to be the first to find out what other bands and races will be rocking the Chip in 2018? Be sure to sign up for the Sturgis Rider® Newsletter below to get announcements before anyone else. And if there’s a band you’re dying to see, click “Request a Band” and shoot us their name in the comments section on that page!