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Well, that’s what you’re going to get when you come to the Sturgis Buffalo Chip’s concerts and races during the 2019 Sturgis motorcycle rally.
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2019 Sturgis Buffalo Chip Lineup So Far
Skid Row –Friday, Aug. 2, 2019
Kick off your Sturgis rally vacation by banging your head to some totally bitchin’ old school hard rock from one of the most kickass bands to come out during the late 80’s– Skid Row! The New Jersey-based quintet will kick off the 2019 Best Party Anywhere® on Friday, Aug. 2, setting the tone for the Chip’s music and motorcycle festival.
Keith Urban –Saturday, Aug. 3, 2019
Party down with one of Nashville’s biggest artists of the last 20 years when country rock superstar Keith Urban hits the Sturgis Buffalo Chip for the first time ever. Urban’s explosive debut performance will light up the Wolfman Jack Stage on Saturday, Aug 3, 2019, bringing serious star power to the first weekend of the festival.
Boogie down to snarling slide guitars, ballsy, bluesy saxophone lines, thundering rock-solid rhythm and the Bad to the Bone bark of one of blues-rock’s biggest, baddest dogs. Legendary blues-rockers George Thorogood and the Destroyers are Movin’ On Over to the Wolfman Jack Stage prior to a performance from Keith Urban, and when they do, you’ll be feelin’ so nice, you’ll be lovey-dovey.
Ladies– prepare for a huge, hot and heavy entertainment experience at the Sturgis Buffalo Chip®. On Saturday, Aug. 3 before headlining performances from Keith Urban and George Thorogood & The Destroyers, you’ll want to head straight for the Kinison Playground Stage in the amphitheater and strap yourselves in for the ride of your life. The no. 1 all male revue will be taking to the stage, and you’re going to want to be so close you can feel the sweat spray off their chiseled bods.
Godsmack –Sunday, Aug. 4, 2019
Brace yourself for the impact of one of the year’s most relentless concerts. Godsmack’s combination of hard-hitting alternative metal riffs, hypnotic melodies, and no-nonsense lyricism will shake you awake during their performance at the Buffalo Chip. The Boston hard rockers will shine down from the Wolfman Jack Stage after the Buffalo Chip TT American Flat Track Grand National Championship Races as part of the Chip’s annual Moto Stampede® event series.
America’s original extreme sport is coming back this August to inject your party with a serious dose of adrenaline! The American Flat Track Series is returning to bring you and your friends the next level of racing on Sunday, Aug. 4 prior to an explosive headlining performance from Godsmack on the Buffalo Chip’s main stage.
Styx –Monday, Aug. 5, 2019
Launch your party into overdrive with one of the most celebrated progressive rock bands of all time! These mind-blowing musicians will fill the air with their massive prog/arena rock sound on Monday, August 5, 2019, you’ll be having The Best of Times when they do!
Feel a wave of electric energy wash over you as Collective Soul brings its grinding guitars and catchy choruses to the Buffalo Chip’s 2019 Motorcycle and Music Festival. Don’t miss your chance to see the multi-platinum-selling quintet celebrate 25 years of success with an unforgettable performance prior to Styx.
Disturbed –Tuesday, Aug. 6, 2019
Sound the sirens and alert the guards. Things are about to get a little crazy– Windy City modern metal titans Disturbed blast their brand of hooky, heavy, haunting and hard-hitting rock from the Sturgis Buffalo Chip®’s Wolfman Jack Stage. When they do, you’ll have no choice but to give in and get down with the sickness.
Dee Snider –Tuesday, Aug. 6, 2019
Bust out the Aqua Net, eyeliner, hot pink lip stick, fishnet stockings and get ready to go hog wild because things are about to get more than a little twisted. Old school heavy metal icon Dee Snider and his trademark curly blonde mane will roar with the force of a hurricane from the Sturgis Buffalo Chip’s Wolfman Jack Stage on Tuesday, Aug. 6 prior to a headlining performance from Disturbed, and when he does, it’ll blow the hair back of everyone in his path.
Ladies– If men in uniforms, cowboys, firemen, and guys who can move get your temperature rising, then head straight for the Kinison Playground Stage prior to that night’s headliners for an encore performance by The HUNKS. Feast your eyes on some of the sexiest men alive as they sing, dance, and strip in choreographed routines to thumping beats and dazzling light shows.
Snoop Dogg –Wednesday, Aug. 7, 2019
Crank the bass and raise your pimp cup for a party unlike any that’s come to the Sturgis Buffalo Chip before. One of the most acclaimed and legendary rappers of all time, the Doggfather himself, Snoop D-o-double-g, Snoop Dogg will make his motorcycle rally debut at the Best Party Anywhere! He’s a visionary, a trailblazer and a certified party liaison with a 25-year-long pedigree of certified dance floor-rockin’, chart-topping hits. He’s never done things any other way than his own. And while he’s about done it all, he’s never seen anything quite like the Chip.
Prepare for a rock, rap and racing extravaganza that’ll raise the dead! When you join the frenzied hordes of hard rock-addicted racing fanatics in a unified head-banging mass of unbridled energy, you’ll know it’s no theory that hard rock music and motorcycle racing go together better than whiskey and coke.
Toby Keith –Thursday, Aug. 8, 2019
Let freedom ring with a night of all-American anthems from one of country rock music’s most celebrated vocalists Thursday, Aug. 8, 2019! Toby Keith will be bringing a performance to the legendary Wolfman Jack Stage during Sturgis Buffalo Chip's® 28th annual Freedom Celebration that’ll make you raise your Red Solo Cup to the sky.
Pop Evil –Thursday, Aug. 8, 2019
Sound the alarms! You’re about to feel like waking up for a night of hard-hitting rock jams that’ll go off like a powder keg the second the first note cuts through the warm August air. Sturgis Buffalo Chip fan favorites Pop Evil will wake the lions of the Best Party Anywhere® on Thursday, Aug. 8, and the roar will be deafening.
Volbeat – Friday, Aug. 9, 2019
Outlaw Gentlemen and Shady Ladies, prepare to Shake Some Dust and Let It Burn with one of hard rock’s most ass-kicking, fast-rising bands of the last decade. Danish metal sensations Volbeat will bring their blend of heavy metal, hard rock and rockabilly to the Sturgis Buffalo Chip® for the first time on Friday, Aug. 9, and when they do, you’ll feel the power of the Warrior’s Call.
Red Fang – Friday, Aug. 9, 2019
Sink your fangs into a potent concoction of retro metal-inspired riffs, progressive psychedelia and hooky melodic choruses. Portland, OR-based psych metal quartet Red Fang will crank the hypnotic sludgy vibes to eleven from the Wolfman Jack Stage on Friday, Aug. 9 prior to a headlining performance from Volbeat, and when they do you’ll want to tilt your head back and howl like a Prehistoric Dog.
Zakk Sabbath –Saturday, Aug. 10, 2019
Assemble your crew of head-banging hellions and get ready to thrust your metal horns into the sky! The heavy metal Viking Thunder God of mind-bending guitar shredding, Zakk Wylde, along with an all-star roster of metal musicians will be kicking out the sickest jams from the first six Black Sabbath albums under the moniker Zakk Sabbath! Zakk Sabbath’s epic performance will rip open a Hole in The Sky of the Wolfman Jack Stage during the final night of the Sturgis Buffalo Chip's® 2019 motorcycle and music festival.
Anybody who’s ever been to the Sturgis Buffalo Chip’s music festival can attest to South Dakota’s toasty summer nights. On Aug. 10, it’ll go from balmy to straight-up incendiary when rockabilly legends Reverend Horton Heat burn up the Wolfman Jack Stage. The Dallas, Texas-based quartet will crank the heat on the final night of the Best Party Anywhere® prior to a headlining performance by Zakk Sabbath, and you’d better have your fire extinguisher handy when they do.
More 2019 Bands & Entertainment Coming Soon!
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