Buffalo Chip News

Sturgis Buffalo Chip® Release Full Entertainment Lineup and Limited-Edition Festival Poster

Sturgis, SD (July 6, 2023): It’s time for a party! The Sturgis Buffalo Chip is all set to host a party for the ages Aug. 4 – 13 during the 83rd Sturgis Rally. The now complete lineup features top acts like Def Leppard, Lynyrd Skynyrd, ZZ Top, Limp Bizkit and so many more along with crazy, never-before-seen events like the Death Wire Daredevil Spectacular. Eleven new entertainment acts and one event have been added to the Chip’s lineup – Tim Montana, Tommy “C. Thomas” Howell, Back In Black, Petty and the Heartshakers, Big Skillet, DJ Hulio, Devon Worley Band, Leilani Kilgore, Peach Street Revival, The Downboys, Ted Z & The Wranglers and Street Drag Invitational with Crazy John.
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NOW It’s a Buffalo Chip Party

Sturgis, SD (June 29, 2023): It’s not a party without the “Buffalo Chip House Band” Buckcherry and crowd favorite Puddle Of Mudd rockin’ the Sturgis Buffalo Chip Wolfman Jack main stage during the Sturgis Rally. These two crowd favorite rockers are returning to complete the party Friday, Aug. 11 and join top names for the 2023 festival including Def Leppard, Lynyrd Skynyrd, Limp Bizkit, ZZ Top, Styx, REO Speedwagon, Koe Wetzel, Whiskey Myers, George Thorogood & The Destroyers, Pop Evil, Lita Ford, Steel Panther, and many more. See the Buffalo Chip band lineup so far at BuffaloChip.com/BANDS
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The Best Party Anywhere® Adds Steel Panther and Pop Evil to the 2023 Entertainment Lineup

Sturgis, SD (May 17, 2023): The Largest Music Festival in Motorcycling® adds two more good-time bands to turn up the 83rd Sturgis Rally to eleven. The premier party band of ‘80s metal debauchery, Steel Panther, bring the leopard print and high energy to the Wolfman Jack Stage on Aug. 5, and modern rock superstars and rally favorite Pop Evil return to the Sturgis Buffalo Chip Thursday, Aug. 10. See the Buffalo Chip band lineup so far at BuffaloChip.com/BANDS.
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Big Name Celebrities Sign On to Raise Money for Charity at the Sturgis Buffalo Chip Legends Ride

Sturgis, SD (May 17, 2023): The Sturgis Buffalo Chip has announced its celebrity ride captains and special guests for the 16th annual Legends Ride on Monday Aug. 7. The big names bolster the growing list of celebrities participating in the The Ride That Rocks™ during the 83rd Sturgis Rally. Ride captains, actor & director Lorenzo Lamas (Renegade) and actor Rusty Coones (Sons of Anarchy), will lead a ride through the beautiful Black Hills alongside these special guests: actor and musician Tommy “C. Thomas” Howell (The Outsiders), custom motorcycle legends Cory Ness, Zach Ness, and Roland Sands, renowned photographer Michael Lichter, and Buffalo Chip founder and president Rod Woodruff.
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Biker Belles® Women’s Day Celebrates 15 Years of Charity, Encouragement, Empowerment, and Mentorship this August

Sturgis, S.D. (May 2, 2023): Women riders, passengers and friends who support
them are invited to gather at the Sturgis Buffalo Chip® for the 15 th anniversary of Biker
Belles Women’s Day Tuesday, Aug. 8, 2023. Harley-Davidson® and a long list of
leading ladies who are shaping the motorcycle industry will join the upcoming event held
during the 83 rd Sturgis Rally
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Def Leppard Concert and Death Wire Daredevil Spectacular Set for Sturgis Buffalo Chip on Aug. 10

STURGIS, SD – April 25, 2023 – The Sturgis Buffalo Chip, hailed as The Best Party Anywhere®, has added multi-platinum, Rock and Roll Hall of Famers Def Leppard to the list of rock superstars performing at its annual event this summer, which runs August 4-13 at The Buffalo Chip Campground in Sturgis, SD. Headliners announced so far include Lynyrd Skynyrd, Limp Bizkit, ZZ Top, Styx, REO Speedwagon, Whiskey Myers, Koe Wetzel, and George Thorogood and the Destroyers with more to be announced in the coming weeks. Campground passes, which include entry to all shows at the amphitheater, are available at buffalochip.com.
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The Most Exciting Kickoff the Sturgis Rally Has Ever Seen

Sturgis, SD (April 13, 2023): The Best Party Anywhere® will celebrate the start of the 83rd Sturgis Rally with the largest kickoff party the Sturgis Rally has ever seen. The Buffalo Chip’s Official Sturgis Rally Kickoff™ will feature the bearded giants of classic rock and biker favorites ZZ Top. To help ZZ Top kick off the rally in style, the Buffalo Chip will host the Support Bikers Moto Meetup, the Full Throttle Magazine Official Rally Kickoff bike show, a parade into the amphitheater, a beer wall smash stunt in honor of Sturgis Rally founder Pappy Hoel’s original fire wall smash stunt and so much more. In addition, the Chip has allied with the Sturgis Area Chamber of Commerce on the Sturgis Battle of the Bands, with the competition’s winner receiving a set in front of ZZ Top. See the full band lineup so far and all 10 Bike Shows in the Custom Series at BuffaloChip.com/BANDS and BuffaloChip.com/Bikes.
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Wild Nu Sturgis Experience Announced

Sturgis, SD (April 4, 2023): Sturgis Rally goers asked for something new, so they’re getting something nu, from the top of the food chain. The Largest Music Festival in Motorcycling® continues to provide new, soon-to-be-favorite experiences with its latest announcement – Limp Bizkit, the band that made nu-metal explode in popularity and sold millions of albums will rock the stage with classic metal rocker Lita Ford. Limp Bizkit and Lita Ford join an epic lineup of artists including Lynyrd Skynyrd, Styx, REO Speedwagon, Koe Wetzel, Whiskey Myers, George Thorogood & The Destroyers and many more. See the full Sturgis Buffalo Chip entertainment lineup so far at BuffaloChip.com/BANDS.
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2024 Sturgis Buffalo Chip

Pre-Rally Party Jul. 29–Aug. 1
Concerts Aug. 2–Aug. 11

2025 Sturgis Buffalo Chip

Pre-Rally Party Jul. 28–Jul. 31
Concerts Aug. 1–Aug. 10

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Cody Ertman
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Office: 605-347-9000