Published on Friday, September 27, 2019
Nine nights of blockbuster world-class concerts and races, hundreds of thousands of deliriously happy fans, tens of millions of dollars into the Black Hills economy, $132,076 in charity donations and just 3 ambulance rides. And here comes 2020!
Sturgis, SD (September 26, 2019) – Keeping safe its reputation as “The Best Party Anywhere!”® the Sturgis Buffalo Chip presented another epic year of concerts and events with some of the world’s most celebrated and sought-after performers including Keith Urban, Snoop Dogg, Toby Keith, Disturbed, Godsmack, Styx and Collective Soul. The concerts themselves gave Chipsters exponentially more than they had imagined for passes purchased for as low as $19 per day. The 2019 extravaganza also included American Flat Track racing, RSD Super Hooligan racing, a star-studded Motocross event, death-defying stunt shows, nine impressive bike shows, the Sturgis Rally’s most prestigious charity rides featuring world-renowned celebrities and much more.
Published on Thursday, July 11, 2019
13 more acts round out 2019 lineup at the Largest Music Festival in Motorcycling!®
Sturgis, SD (July 10, 2019) – The world’s largest motorcycle and music festival has announced the full two-week lineup of world-class concerts, professional racing, legendary bike shows and seriously fun events to take place during its 38th annual event July 29 - Aug. 11, 2019. Thirteen additional acts have signed on to join an entertainment lineup that already includes Keith Urban, Disturbed, Toby Keith, Snoop Dogg, Godsmack, George Thorogood and the Destroyers, Styx, Collective Soul, Dee Snider, Volbeat, Theory of a Deadman, Zakk Sabbath and others. The now 30+ entertainment acts in the lineup appear alongside the festival’s races and bike shows on the Buffalo Chip’s limited-edition 2019 commemorative poster. The full list of bands scheduled for 2019, the official lineup video and the poster can be found here: www.buffalochip.com/BANDS
Published on Tuesday, July 9, 2019
The Largest Music Festival in Motorcycling® is Racing Central in 2019
Sturgis, SD (July 3, 2019) – Seven days of diverse, action-packed racing events are making this year’s Sturgis Buffalo Chip Moto Stampede race series the premier action center of the rally. From the American Flat Track Buffalo Chip TT and RSD Super Hooligan to street drags, Dirt Riot Off-Road, Gambler 500 Mini Bike Show Down and a crazy Hooptie X, audiences will have an up-close viewing experience paired with hot rock concerts they won’t find in any other venue in the world. Passes and more info can be found at MotoStampede.com
Published on Wednesday, July 3, 2019
The Bob Hanson Distinguished Service Awards will be presented on the main stage on Thursday, Aug. 8
Sturgis, SD (July 1, 2019) – America’s veterans and active duty military have long held a special place at the Sturgis Buffalo Chip®. Thursday has been set aside as a day to honor all those who have served our great country and to celebrate American freedom through main stage awards, special presentations and moving ceremonies. The Buffalo Chip will honor several courageous veterans with the Bob Hanson Distinguished Service Award. The Bob Hanson Distinguished Patriot Award will also be presented and a combat amputee will be honored with a specially built trike. A special Veterans’ Charity Auction will be held at the Buffalo Chip’s Event Center near the East Gate on Thursday, Aug. 8 at 4 p.m. Auction items up for grabs include a brand-new firearm, a one-of-a-kind piece of memorabilia, and a 1990 HD FXLR Custom, completely redone with military-themed graphics from one of the top airbrush artists in the world! All are invited to attend and participate in this live and silent auction benefitting charities America’s Mighty Warriors and The Warrior Dog Foundation.
Published on Wednesday, July 3, 2019
A dance troupe ready to soar on silk and light a fire!
Sturgis, SD (June 27, 2019) – The Flaunt Girls will leave audiences dazed and amazed when they perform their full show with aerial acrobatics on the Wolfman Jack Stage prior to Skid Row on Friday, Aug. 2. The dance troupe will also be performing nightly and offering their renowned ‘School of Burlesque’ on the Buffalo Chip’s Kinison Stage at the Flaunt Playground. Each show is uniquely different; part dance, part cirque and 100% tease performed to a variety of classic rock, current rock, country and pop. See the announcement video here: BuffaloChip.com/BANDS.
Published on Wednesday, June 26, 2019
Sturgis, SD (June 26, 2019) – The City of Sturgis yesterday sent a letter and changed its website to reflect a new date it set for the beginning of the 2020 Sturgis Rally within the City. It had in late 2016 or early 2017 changed by ordinance the way it determined when the City of Sturgis would recognize the beginning date of the motorcycle rally. Internet and other publications were not changed and many proceeded with plans based upon the date the motorcycle rally would have commenced under the decades-old formula.
Published on Tuesday, June 25, 2019
New additions, free attractions, events, stunt shows, contests, races and live entertainment at the CrossRoads is growing for 2019.
Sturgis, SD (June 25, 2019)The ever-growing, free-access CrossRoads at the Sturgis Buffalo Chip has been undergoing upgrades, with plans for many new activities and events to take place during the annual Sturgis Motorcycle Rally in 2019. The most conspicuous addition is the new Big Engine Bar, which sports a 60-foot handcrafted bar where patrons will enjoy $2 beers and $3 wells, local craft beers on tap and daily live entertainment on stage.
Published on Friday, June 21, 2019
A growing number of superstars are slated to mix and mingle with riders at Buffalo Chip charity ride events this August.
Sturgis, SD (June 18, 2019) – The list of world-famous celebrities supporting 2019 Sturgis Buffalo Chip signature charity events is growing. Some of the most celebrated names in racing, music and pop culture are scheduled to appear at the following events in the Black Hills this August.
Published on Monday, June 17, 2019
Morgan is ready to take on the role of editor of the popular daily newspaper published during the Sturgis Motorcycle Rally.
Sturgis, SD (June 14, 2019) – Long-time journalist and motorcycle aficionado Felicia Morgan has signed on to lead in the creation of the annual “Sturgis Rider Daily” publication. The daily rally print publication produced by the Sturgis Buffalo Chip in partnership with the Rapid City Journal is entering its sixth year of production. Founding editor Marilyn Stemp will remain on board in an advisory role.
Published on Tuesday, June 4, 2019
Get dirty with the Buffalo Chip Hooligan TT, medicate your hard rock addiction and then get down with Snoop Dogg!
Sturgis, SD (June 4, 2019) – A rock, rap and racing extravaganza that’ll raise the dead is headed to the Sturgis Buffalo Chip this August. Theory of a Deadman will perform on the Wolfman Jack Stage on Wednesday, Aug. 7 between the Buffalo Chip Hooligan TT and a performance by the big dog himself, Snoop Dogg. Frenzied fans of hard rock, hip-hop and heart-pounding racing will unify in a head-banging mass of unbridled energy in the Buffalo Chip amphitheater. See the announcement video here: BuffaloChip.com/BANDS.