Buffalo Chip Announcements

Published on Tuesday, March 5, 2019

The chart-topping Danish rock sensations are ready to pound out some serious heavy metal psychobilly on Friday, Aug. 9.

Sturgis, SD (March 5, 2019) – The unmistakable heavy metal boogie of Volbeat will disrupt the Buffalo Chip’s® Wolfman Jack Stage on Friday, Aug. 9. Critics have referred to Volbeat’s blend of heavy metal, rockabilly and punk as “Elvis Metal” and “hooky, major-key hard rock with a beat you can’t keep to yourself.” This unique sound has helped the band become an undeniable rock force, earning them six chart-topping hits in less than five years, See the announcement video here: BuffaloChip.com/BANDS

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Published on Wednesday, February 20, 2019

Motorsports Hall of Famer Rusty Wallace has enlisted his NASCAR friends to join him for a day of fun and riding from Rapid City to the Sturgis Buffalo Chip on Wednesday, Aug. 7, 2019.

Sturgis, SD (February 19, 2019) – Winston Cup Champion and Motorsports Hall of Famer Rusty Wallace is gathering some of his fastest and most famous faces in NASCAR for the Sturgis Buffalo Chip’s first ever Rusty Wallace Charity Ride on Wednesday, Aug. 7. The public is invited to join the kick-off party in Rapid City’s Main Street Square, which will feature Rusty’s famous #2 car, “Midnight,” and a host of NASCAR celebrities. Those who register for the ride will receive fun swag, enjoy riding through the beautiful Black Hills with the celebrities and a private reception at the Buffalo Chip. One hundred percent of riders’ fees will benefit The NASCAR Foundation and South Dakota Special Olympics – Rapid City Flame. Also, NASCAR memorabilia and a special VIP race experience will be just two of the items on the auction block at the Rapid City event. 

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Published on Tuesday, February 12, 2019

The certified 2x Platinum rock stars will incite a rock riot on the Wolfman Jack Stage at the Buffalo Chip on Sunday, Aug. 4.

Sturgis, SD (February 12, 2019) – Chart-topping heavy metal rockers Godsmack will perform on the Buffalo Chip’s® Wolfman Jack Stage on Sunday, Aug. 4. The band has sold more than 20 million records in just over a decade, had three consecutive albums chart at no. 1, 23 radio hits secure a spot in the top 10, and 17 make the top five, making them one of the most popular rock bands of all time. In addition to Godsmack, the first weekend of the Buffalo Chip’s annual motorcycle and music festival will feature some of the world’s top entertainment including Keith Urban, George Thorogood and the Destroyers and Skid Row. Special day pass pre-sale pricing will end February 15 at 5 p.m. MST. See the announcement video here: BuffaloChip.com/BANDS

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Published on Friday, February 8, 2019

Special day passes available for Aug. 3, 2019 only at pre-sale pricing in time for Valentine’s Day!

Sturgis, SD (February 7, 2019) – The incomparable kings of “boogie rock’n blues,” George Thorogood and The Destroyers, will be celebrating 45 years of rock by joining multiple Grammy Award-winning super star and undisputed heartthrob, Keith Urban, on the Chip’s Wolfman Jack Stage on Saturday, Aug. 3, 2019. The show offers fans a spectacular opportunity to see two headliners for the price of one. Individual day passes to see the pair of music legends are now on sale, for those who want to make Valentine’s Day memorable. Special day pass pre-sale pricing will end February 15 at 5 p.m. MST. See the announcement video here: BuffaloChip.com/BANDS

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Published on Monday, January 21, 2019

Sturgis, SD (January 15, 2019) – The Reverend Horton Heat’s lightning-fast licks and old-school American rock, blues and country will set the Buffalo Chip’s Wolfman Jack Stage ablaze with nitro-boosted punk rock attitude on Saturday, Aug. 10, 2019. Sharing the stage with Zakk Wylde, one of the most talented heavy metal musicians ever to pick up a guitar, and the hard rock supergroup Zakk Sabbath, will make for an incredible send-off for the 2019 Sturgis Motorcycle Rally. See the announcement video here: BuffaloChip.com/BANDS

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Published on Tuesday, December 18, 2018

“The Best Party Anywhere!”® parties on the wrong side of the tracks with the heavy metal opener on Friday, Aug. 2, 2019.

Sturgis, SD (December 18, 2018) – The 2019 Sturgis Motorcycle Rally will kick off with head-banging, heavy metal sensations Skid Row on the Buffalo Chip’s Wolfman Jack Stage on Friday, Aug. 2, 2019. The band is one of the best old-school hard rock bands to come out of the 80’s, having sold over 20 million albums, and they’ve continued to take audiences on their heavy metal journey ever since. See the announcement video here:  BuffaloChip.com/BANDS

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Published on Tuesday, December 11, 2018

Zakk Sabbath, an all-star roster of heavy metal legends led by Zakk Wylde, will bring down the house at the finale of “The Largest Music Festival in Motorcycling”® on Saturday, Aug. 10, 2019. 

Sturgis, SD (December 11, 2018) – Ozzy Osbourne guitarist Zakk Wylde, one of the most talented heavy metal musicians ever to pick up a guitar, will bring the hard rock supergroup Zakk Sabbath, and the full thunderous fury of Black Sabbath hits, to the Wolfman Jack Stage on Saturday, Aug. 10, 2019. Together with bassist Blasko (Ozzy, Rob Zombie) and drummer Joey Castillo (Danzig, Queens of the Stone Age), the group will bring Buffalo Chip fans the most insane jams from Black Sabbath’s first six albums. See the announcement video here: BuffaloChip.com/BANDS

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Published on Monday, November 19, 2018

One of the most recognizable voices in country music will take the Wolfman Jack Stage on Thursday, Aug. 8, 2019 to help honor American heroes

Sturgis, SD (October 30, 2018) – Twenty no. 1 Billboard Hot Country Hits and 42 Top Tens make Toby Keith one of America’s most successful artists, and on Thursday, Aug. 8, 2019 fans will have the chance to hear this icon perform many of them live at the Sturgis Buffalo Chip. The performance coincides with the Chip’s 28th annual Freedom Celebration, a fact that is no coincidence. Keith has written and performed several extraordinarily patriotic no. 1 hits, has made several trips to the Middle East to entertain American troops and makes plain that his father was a combat veteran. See the announcement video here: BuffaloChip.com/BANDS

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Published on Wednesday, October 31, 2018

Sturgis, SD (October 30, 2018) – Another heavy-hitter has been added to the Sturgis Buffalo Chip lineup. The gritty hard rock of Collective Soul will hit a homerun in the opener for Styx when they take the Chip’s Wolfman Jack Stage on Monday, Aug. 5, 2019. Monday’s superstar double header is a big score for the first 200 fan who donate and make a reservation to participate in the 2019 Legends Ride as they will be attending the concerts for free. See the announcement video here: BuffaloChip.com/BANDS

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Published on Wednesday, October 24, 2018

One lucky fan is going to have a happy holiday courtesy of Keith Urban and the Sturgis Buffalo Chip! 

Sturgis, SD (October 23, 2018) – Multiple Grammy Award-winning American music icon Keith Urban has autographed a guitar in honor of his performance at the Buffalo Chip on Saturday, Aug. 3, 2019, and one lucky fan will win it, along with a $250 Hot Leathers shopping spree, just in time for the holidays. The Rock the Holiday Sweepstakes offers an opportunity to own a one-of-a-kind museum-quality guitar signed by the world-famous performer and TV star. Fans may enter to win this exclusive prize package at RockTheHoliday.com.

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