Buffalo Chip News

The Art of Rap – Ice-T, Bone Thugs-N-Harmony, DJ Kevie Kev and DJ Boogie Black – Added to Sturgis Buffalo Chip Aug. 6 Concert Lineup as Snoop Dogg Cancels

Sturgis, SD (July 27, 2022): The Sturgis Buffalo Chip is thrilled to announce that the The Art of Rap, featuring legendary artists Ice-T, Bone Thugs-N-Harmony, DJ Kevie Kev and DJ Boogie Black, have been added to perform on the legendary Wolfman Jack Stage.

“It is with much disappointment that the Buffalo Chip has been advised that Snoop Dogg will not perform at this year’s Rally,” said Rod Woodruff, president of the Sturgis Buffalo Chip.
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Sturgis Buffalo Chip® Releases Full 25 Band, 54 Event, 9-Day Lineup and Limited-Edition Poster

Sturgis, SD (June 23, 2022): The Sturgis Buffalo Chip is all set to throw the wildest, loudest and most fun nine day-shindig at the 82 nd Sturgis Motorcycle Rally. The now complete lineup features top acts like Lynyrd Skynyrd, Rob Zombie, Snoop Dogg, Jon Pardi, Papa Roach and so many more Aug. 5 – 14, 2022. New acts added to the Chip’s entertainment lineup are Back In Black, Blacklite District, Zillion, Devon Worley Band, Big Skillet, Foundry, DJ Hulio and Camp Comfort. The 2022 limited-edition festival poster by talented Australian moto artist Russell Murchie is available for anyone wanting to memorialize their trip to the Buffalo Chip’s 41 st anniversary party, however only 150 posters and 100 matching shirts were created with this design…
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Buffalo Chip Official Sturgis Rally Kickoff Returns

Sturgis, SD (June 9, 2022): There’s no such thing as being fashionably late to the Sturgis Rally, so the Sturgis Buffalo Chip is blasting out of the gate right away with their Sturgis Rally Kickoff Party on Friday, Aug. 5. The event includes entertainment from legendary ‘80s metal quartet Quiet Riot and the Black Hills’ own rock ‘n’ rollers Judd Hoos. In addition, the Sturgis Buffalo Chip is bringing in both new and returning events to the 2022 Best Party Anywhere®, including the inaugural GUNFEST presented by GunBroker.com, Billy Lane’s Cool Hand Speedco Antique Hangout, Ultra4 Racing and the Why We Ride Sturgis Rally Wrap Party. See the full announcement at BuffaloChip.com/EVENTS.
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Sturgis Buffalo Chip and Classic Easyriders Magazine Team Up to Live Stream the 82nd Sturgis Rally

Sturgis, S.D. (May 19, 2022): Millions of motorcycle enthusiasts have visited the Black Hills over the past 81 years for the annual Sturgis Rally every August. Now, viewers everywhere will be able to access the internationally renowned event through a pay-per-view live stream courtesy of Classic Easyriders Magazine, Ryde TV, and the Sturgis Buffalo Chip. All-Access PPV Pass now available at www.sturgislivestream.com.
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Sturgis Buffalo Chip Adds Jon Pardi and Williams & Ree to the Entertainment Lineup and Announces Legends Ride Celebrities

Sturgis, SD (May 19, 2022): Fans of good-time, hip-swinging country music are going have the chance to get a little dirt on their boots dancing the night away with country music star Jon Pardi Aug. 11 at the Largest Music Festival in Motorcycling®. Topping the charts with numerous number one hits, Jon Pardi takes the stage for the Thursday night of Sturgis Rally week. Joining Pardi on Aug. 11, and also opening up the stage for Travis Tritt and Aaron Lewis and the Stateliners on Aug. 10, is comedic duo Williams and Ree. Big names are also joining the Sturgis Buffalo Chip’s Legend’s Ride, with actor Kevin Sorbo, custom motorcycle icon Billy Lane and Super Bowl Champion Earl Dotson adding their names to the growing list of celebrities participating in the 2022 event. See the band announcement video at BuffaloChip.com/bands and view the full list of Legends Ride celebrities at LegendsRide.com.
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10 Custom Bike Shows, 10 Custom Heroes, 8 Consecutive Days, 1 Location, 1 Custom King – The Custom Bike Scene Lives at the Sturgis Buffalo Chip®

Sturgis, SD (May 13, 2022): The Sturgis Buffalo Chip has joined forces with the world’s preeminent custom motorcycle builders to host a series of prestigious motorcycle shows and the Motorcycles As Art Exhibit for 2022 – Emergin’ Virgin’ for the 82st Sturgis Rally. The Sturgis Buffalo Chip Custom Series is comprised of ten world-class bike shows that will take place Aug. 6 – 12. In addition to winning prizes like $2,500 or an S&S Cycle V111 engine, builders showcasing their creations will have the opportunity to compete for the Custom Series King award, which is awarded live on the main stage Friday, Aug. 12 prior to headlining entertainment from Pop Evil. More information and the official announcement video can be found at BuffaloChip.com/BikeShows.
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Biker Belles Women’s Day Offers Freedom of the Open Road with Heroes of the Motorcycle Industry

Sturgis, S.D. (April 28, 2022): Women riders, passengers and friends who support them are invited to gather at the Sturgis Buffalo Chip® to celebrate women in motorcycling during Biker Belles Women’s Day Tuesday, Aug. 9, 2022. For the upcoming 14th annual event held during the 82nd Sturgis Rally, Biker Belles is bringing in a long list of leading ladies who are shaping the motorcycle industry. Ride Captain Gevin Fax and Ambassador Diva Amy Skaling will lead participants on the guided Morning Ride™ from The Lodge at Deadwood to the Buffalo Chip CrossRoads. Once there, riders will hear from featured speakers in the Coffee Clutch moderated by Jacqui Van Ham and see one influential woman receive the prestigious Nancy Davidson Ambassador Award. Biker Belles is accepting nominations for the award through May 14. See the full schedule of events and special guests at BikerBelles.com.
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Four New Bands to Rock the Sturgis Buffalo Chip Stage on the Same Night

Sturgis, S.D. (April 26, 2022): On Tuesday, Aug. 9, the Sturgis Buffalo Chip is bringing four of the biggest names in hard rock to the Largest Music Festival in Motorcycling® for an epic night of unapologetic rock. Papa Roach, Falling In Reverse, Hollywood Undead and Bad Wolves come together for the loudest evening of the 2022 Sturgis Rally to ensure that everyone gets their fill of crunchy guitars, booming drums and powerful vocals. See the announcement video and more star-studded acts coming to the Chip at BuffaloChip.com/bands.
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Puddle of Mudd and Lita Ford Added to the 2022 Sturgis Buffalo Chip Lineup

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.
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2023 Sturgis Buffalo Chip

Pre-Rally Party Jul. 31–Aug. 3
Concerts Aug. 4–Aug. 13

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

Contact Us

Cody Ertman
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Office: 605-347-9000