Puddle of Mudd and Lita Ford Added to the 2022 Sturgis Buffalo Chip Lineup

Modern rock chart-toppers and the Queen of Metal return to the Best Party Anywhere Aug. 12 and Aug. 8.

Sturgis, S.D. (March 17, 2022): Screaming guitar riffs and powerful vocal melodies will flood through the Sturgis Buffalo Chip amphitheater with the latest 2022 music and motorcycle festival lineup additions Puddle of Mudd on Aug. 12 and Lita Ford on Aug. 8. These two chart-topping acts join a lineup of artists including Lynyrd Skynyrd, Rob Zombie, Snoop Dogg, Travis Tritt, Bush, Aaron Lewis and the Stateliners, Buckcherry, Pop Evil and more for the 2022 Sturgis Rally. See the announcement video at BuffaloChip.com/bands.

“Truly, this year is shaping up to be one of the most fun years we’ve ever had at the Buffalo Chip,” said Rod Woodruff, President of the Sturgis Buffalo Chip. “Lita Ford and Puddle of Mudd are just the soundtrack we need to kick the party up another notch!”

Puddle of Mudd

Aug. 12

The Chip audience will wade through some of the biggest hard rock hits like “Control,” “Blurry,” “Psycho,” “She Hates Me” and more when Puddle of Mudd takes the stage before a performance from Pop Evil on Friday, Aug. 12 at The Best Party Anywhere.

Lita Ford

Aug. 8

The queen of metal Lita Ford takes the Sturgis Rally crowd back in time with mega-hits like “Falling In and Out of Love,” “Close My Eyes Forever” “Kiss Me Deadly” and more. This guitar goddess lights up the Buffalo Chip’s motorcycle and music festival with searing solos and brilliant, emotional ballads on Monday, Aug. 8 just prior to Rob Zombie. Fans can even see the show for free by being one of the first 200 to sign up for the Sturgis Buffalo Chip Legends Ride at LegendsRide.com.

Performances from world-class entertainers are just part of what the Sturgis Buffalo Chip has in store again for 2022. Guests will have the opportunity to experience thrilling events, including legendary rides, powerful freedom celebrations, top-tier bike shows, heart-pounding stunts, white-knuckle racing, worthwhile charity events, and so much more. All events are outdoors in an open environment for the safest experience possible. Entertainment is free with camping. A full list of Sturgis Buffalo Chip events is available at BuffaloChip.com/EVENTS. The Buffalo Chip is home to the Sturgis Rally Information Center™ and is the official sponsor of the free Sturgis.com Official Sturgis Rally Registration Program.

2022 Sturgis Buffalo Chip Event and Entertainment Lineup

Friday, Aug. 5
Entertainment TBA

Saturday, Aug. 6
Snoop Dogg

Sunday, Aug. 7
Lynyrd Skynyrd

Monday, Aug. 8
Rob Zombie
Lita Ford
Legends Ride

Tuesday, Aug. 9
Entertainment TBA
Biker Belles Women’s Day Celebration

Wednesday, Aug. 10
Travis Tritt
Aaron Lewis and the Stateliners
Rusty Wallace Ride

Thursday, Aug. 11
Entertainment TBA
Freedom Celebration
Western Frontier Motorcycle Ride

Friday, Aug. 12
Pop Evil
Puddle Of Mudd

Saturday, Aug. 13
Entertainment TBA


About the Sturgis Buffalo Chip Presented by GEICO Motorcycle

The Sturgis Buffalo Chip® is the award-winning leader in music and motorcycle lifestyle experiences. Hailed as The Largest Music Festival in Motorcycling® and The Best Party Anywhere®, it has been the epicenter of the annual Sturgis Motorcycle Rally since its establishment in 1981. Every August, the Buffalo Chip brings together the world’s largest gathering of music and motorcycle fans, with visitors from all 50 states and over 20 countries. It remains one of the world’s most televised and longest-running independent music festivals. The Chip advances the Sturgis Rally by being home to the Sturgis Rally Information Center™ and the official sponsor of the Sturgis.com Official Sturgis Rally Registration Program. More details are available at BuffaloChip.com

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