More 2022 Sturgis Rally Bands & Entertainment Coming Soon!
The Largest Music Festival in Motorcycling® is returning for its 41st consecutive event in 2022! See the best concerts during the 2022 Sturgis Motorcycle Rally for FREE with your campground admission pass.
Snoop Dogg - Saturday, Aug. 6, 2022
Crank the bass and raise your pimp cup for a party unlike any other. One of the most acclaimed and legendary rappers of all time, the Doggfather himself, Snoop D-o-double-g, Snoop Dogg is making his return to the Best Party Anywhere! He’s a visionary, a trailblazer and a certified party liaison with a nearly 30-year-long pedigree of certified dance floor-rockin’, chart-topping hits. Just like the Buffalo Chip, he’s never done things any other way than his own.
Buckcherry – Saturday, Aug. 6, 2022
If you are lookin’ to get “Lit Up”, it’s hard to find a better band to do the job than Buckcherry. The premier party band of the last two decades will be coming at you with the crushing chords and familiar refrains of songs like “Crazy Bitch”, as well as tracks from their latest album when they take to the Wolfman Jack Stage before fellow party animal Snoop Dogg on Saturday, Aug. 6.
A long-running and favorite tradition is returning when the self-proclaimed Sturgis Buffalo Chip house band, Lynyrd Skynyrd, come home to rock the Wolfman Jack Stage for the first time in four years. When the godfathers of southern rock rain down their fan-pleasing sound on Sunday, Aug. 7, you won’t want to be anywhere except right in the heart of the world’s best biker venue seeing the world’s best biker band
Bush – Sunday, Aug. 7, 2022
Calling all Machineheads! After captivating audiences worldwide for nearly 30 years, multi-platinum English grunge rock superstars Bush are making their Sturgis Buffalo Chip debut. It might be hard to come back down from your cloud after hits like “Glycerine,” “Machinehead,” “Everything Zen,” and “The Chemicals Between Us” echo through the Buffalo Chip amphitheater on Sunday, Aug. 7.
Rob Zombie – Monday, Aug. 8, 2022
Get on your bike and ride like a Demon Speeding to one of the most memorable performances to ever hit the Wolfman Jack Stage. The multi-platinum-selling, seven-time Grammy-nominated King Freak himself, Rob Zombie, is making his return to the Best Party Anywhere. Descend into madness as Zombie pushes you to the limit with his heavy grooves, high-energy performance and mind-blowing stage production on Monday, Aug. 8.
Lita Ford – Monday, Aug. 8, 2022
Immerse yourself in glam metal as Lita Ford takes you back in time to an era filled with lightning-fast licks and enough hair spray to make Bigfoot look pretty. This guitar goddess will remind you just how much you love the ‘80s when she lights up the Buffalo Chip’s motorcycle and music festival with searing solos and brilliant, emotional ballads on Monday, Aug. 8.
Papa Roach – Tuesday, Aug. 9, 2022
Take a white-knuckle ride that swerves between lanes of rap-rock, electronic rock and good ol’ rock n’ roll when Papa Roach makes their way to the Wolfman Jack Stage Tuesday, Aug. 9. The quartet has spent more than 20 years veering across freeways that most bands barely have the nerve to occupy, creating a diverse and fearless discography that’s featured hits like “Last Resort,” “Help,” “Scars,” “Falling Apart,” “Swerve,” “Kill the Noise” and many others.
Falling in Reverse – Tuesday, Aug. 9, 2022
Shift gears and discover the fine line between genius and insanity that is Falling in Reverse. Experience the vicious bite and playful innuendo of hits such as “Popular Monster,” “The Drug in Me is You,” “Good Girls Bad Guys” and “I’m Not a Vampire” as this post-hardcore quartet keeps the energy rising between Hollywood Undead and Papa Roach on Tuesday, Aug. 9.
Hollywood Undead – Tuesday, Aug. 9, 2022
The rock hits will be Comin’ in Hot all night on Tuesday, Aug. 9. Hailing from the streets of Tinseltown, Hollywood Undead will make their Sturgis Rally debut to pick up the party where Bad Wolves leave off. Experiencing the band’s mix of brash hip-hop, rock and metalcore in tracks like “Undead,” “Everywhere I Go,” “Bullet,” “Day of the Dead,” and “Comin’ in Hot” may be one of a few things happening at the Chip that you may not want to share with your mom.
Bad Wolves – Tuesday, Aug. 9, 2022
Tilt your head back and howl into the South Dakota sky as platinum-certified heavy metal outfit Bad Wolves kick off a cram-packed evening of unapologetic hard rock in the Buffalo Chip amphitheater. The LA-based quintet’s unpredictable metallic intensity and impressive instrumental proficiency will shine as bright as the full moon as they perform hits such as “Killing Me Slowly,” “Remember When,” “Sober” and their haunting cover of The Cranberries’ “Zombie.”
Travis Tritt – Wednesday, Aug. 10, 2022
It’ll be a Great Day to Be Alive when you and your friends are partying under the stars with Grammy-winning singer-songwriter Travis Tritt. The multi-platinum-selling country rock icon will take to the Wolfman Jack Stage on Wednesday, Aug. 10, delivering decades worth of hits like “T-R-O-U-B-L-E,” “Modern Day Bonnie & Clyde,” “Here’s a Quarter” as well as tracks from his new album “Set in Stone.”
Aaron Lewis & The Stateliners – Wednesday, Aug. 10, 2022
Kick up dust and knock back something stiff as rocker-turned-outlaw-country artist Aaron Lewis makes his return to the Best Party Anywhere on Wednesday, Aug. 10. Along with backing band The Stateliners, Lewis will fill the sweet August air with hits like “Country Boy,” “Northern Redneck” and “Am I the Only One” ahead of that night’s headlining performance from Travis Tritt.
Jon Pardi – Thursday, Aug. 11, 2022
Fans of toe-tappin’ country music might get a little dirt on their boots when CMA and ACM-winning singer/songwriter/producer Jon Pardi rolls into The Best Party Anywhere on Thursday, Aug. 11. Known for applying fresh ideas to country’s classic sounds, Pardi brings no. 1 singles like “Head Over Boots,” “Dirt On My Boots,” “Heartache on the Dancefloor,” “Heartache Medication,” and more to the Sturgis Rally for the first time ever.
Williams & Ree – Wednesday, Aug. 10 & Thursday, Aug. 11, 2022
Need a laugh? On Aug. 10 and 11, the country comedy duo that’s been delighting audiences for over 50 years is coming to the Buffalo Chip! Known as “The Indian and The White Guy,” Williams & Ree’s off-beat brand of humor of is something that’s hard to come by these days. These guys truly say what they want, and fans love it! Songs like “Running Beer'' and “Ding Dong Song” will have you falling over laughing prior to performances from Aaron Lewis and The Stateliners and Jon Pardi.
It’s too early to predict the forecast, but you should have your galoshes ready to wade through some of the biggest hard rock hits of the last couple decades when Puddle of Mudd takes the stage at The Best Party Anywhere®. The Kansas City, Missouri quartet will keep the party rockin’ after a performance from Pop Evil on Friday, Aug. 12.
Pop Evil – Friday, Aug. 12, 2022
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 Friday, Aug. 12, and the roar will be deafening.
The return of the legendary Painkillers promises to deliver a supercharged kick in the ass smothered by a sonic bear hug that will leave your jaws dropped, ears exploded, and what is left of you begging for immediate relief.
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