Sturgis Rally
Sturgis Rally
Lita Ford
Friday, August 7th, 2020 BuffaloChip

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 Friday, Aug. 7.

Loaded Dice
Friday, August 7th, 2020 Shade Valley

Western Nebraska Party Band sponsored by Jagermeister

Puddle of Mudd
Saturday, August 8th, 2020 BuffaloChip

Puddle of Mudd Kicks off 2020 Sturgis Buffalo Chip® Party

Party until Your Vision is Blurry on Saturday, August 8th

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 kicks off The Best Party Anywhere® during the 80th Sturgis Motorcycle Rally. The revitalized Kansas City, Missouri quartet will get the festivities underway on Saturday, August 8th.

– In an unprecedented superstar kick-off on the Wolfman Jack Stage, alternative rockers Puddle of Mudd will officially get the party started. Their string of no. 1 Billboard Mainstream Rock singles such as “Blurry” and “She Hates Me,” have catapulted the band to rockstar eminence. They have also recently won several major music awards including Rock Artist of the Year and Rock Track of the Year.

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Adelitas Way
Saturday, August 8th, 2020 Buffalo Chip

Brace yourself for a powerful punch that will hurt so good when Buffalo Chip fan favorites Adelitas Way kicks off the party on Saturday, Aug. 8. The blow from bold and brash songs like “Invincible,” “Notorious” “Sick” and “Dog on a Leash” is sure to leave you breathless.

Cody Johnson
Saturday, August 8th, 2020 Iron Horse Saloon

It’s Cody Johnson’s time. 

After landing two releases in the Top 10 of Billboard’s country albums chart on his own CoJo label and selling 74,000 tickets for a single show, to earn recognition as the only unsigned artist in history to sell out NRG Stadium at RodeoHouston, one of Texas’ most-sought-after talents finally agreed to sign with a major label. Warner Music Nashville won a Music Row sweepstakes and enticed Johnson – who’d turned down several majors before – to join the team and take a shot at turning a concert success story into one with multimedia, national hit-making cred.

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Loaded Dice
Saturday, August 8th, 2020 Shade Valley

Western Nebraska Party Band sponsored by Jagermeister

Trapt
Sunday, August 9th, 2020 BuffaloChip

No matter how hard you bang your head, the aggressively catchy songs you hear performed by Trapt on Sunday are sure to be stuck there for the duration of the Sturgis Rally. The California-based hard rock quartet’s blend of biting lyrics, irresistible hooks and heavy instrumentals has produced a huge list of hits that have practically been required listening at any party for the past two decades. And number ones like “Stand Up,” “Still Frame” and “Headstrong” have been totally escapable.

The Devil Wears Prada
Sunday, August 9th, 2020 Iron Horse Saloon

Challenges actualize progression.

The Devil Wears Prada consistently choose to both challenge themselves and the world around them. The group—Mike Hranica [vocals], Jeremy DePoyster [vocals, guitar], Andy Trick [bass], Kyle Sipress [guitar], Jonathan Gering [keys, synthesizers], and Giuseppe Capolupo [drums]—bend and break all boundaries on their seventh full-length and debut for Solid State Records, The Act. Pulling plain-spoken poetry through distorted discord and dissonance, the six-piece deliver a dynamic and definitive statement.

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Fozzy
Sunday, August 9th, 2020 Iron Horse Saloon

Since the beginning, Fozzy has been about hard work, dedication and delivering great rock n roll to their devoted fans worldwide; reminding them that music is all about invoking dirty, sweaty jubilation and doing it LOUDLY!

However, calling them just “entertainers” would be abridging their talent as Ward is one of the most versatile, underrated riffers in rock n roll and Jericho’s vocal range and passion for music makes one wonder just how he is able to excel in pretty much everything he does. Throw in the powerhouse rock solid drumming of Frank Fontsere, the blazing leads of Billy Grey and the genius & energy of returning bassist Paul DiLeo and it's no surprise that Fozzy has skyrocketed into becoming one of the hottest rock acts in years.

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Loaded Dice
Sunday, August 9th, 2020 Shade Valley

Western Nebraska Party Band sponsored by Jagermeister

Night Ranger
Monday, August 10th, 2020 BuffaloChip

Indulge your wild side in a giant rock and roll party with enough hair and anthemic riffs to fill an airplane hangar when 80’s hard rock masters Night Ranger bring their gigantic sound to the Sturgis Buffalo Chip®’s August music festival. The San Francisco quintet will take over the Wolfman Jack Stage Monday, Aug. 9 to create a night of loud, fast and wild musical mayhem.

Light The Torch
Monday, August 10th, 2020 Iron Horse Saloon

The winds of change most definitely fanned the flame for LIGHT THE TORCH. On their 2018 full-length debut »Revival« [Nuclear Blast], the Los Angeles, CA trio—Howard Jones [vocals], Francesco Artusato [guitar], and Ryan Wombacher [bass]—drew from five years together as DEVIL YOU KNOW only to forge a wholly distinct path. Amidst myriad struggles, they returned from the brink under a new banner. - Free Concert

Killswitch Engage
Monday, August 10th, 2020 Iron Horse Saloon

No matter the climate, KILLSWITCH ENGAGE makes trend-resistant, timeless heavy music that feeds the soul, touches the heart, and strengthens the mind. Their anthems and live staples like “My Last Serenade,” “My Curse,” and “In Due Time,” have the staying power that appeals to all generations of rock and metal fans worldwide, along with a message that serves to unite, enlighten, and entertain. Having shared the stage with acts ranging from Rise Against to Slayer, the diversity and versatility of their touring is unparalleled and a true testament to their reach. - Free Concert

Gordo
Monday, August 10th, 2020 Shade Valley

Jason "Gordo" Gordon does an absolutely amazing, MUST SEE, solo live looping show. Whether you’re familiar with looping or not, it is guaranteed, his show is unlike any other.

 

Gordo has reinvented the art of the “One Man Band”, and truly brings live looping to a whole new level. He plays, records (on the fly), and loops every instrument completely live (rhythm guitar, lead guitar, bass, keyboards, percussion, horns, harmonica, lead and harmony vocals).

Buckcherry
Tuesday, August 11th, 2020 BuffaloChip

Buckcherry – Tuesday, Aug. 11, 2020

If you are lookin’ to get “Lit Up” this summer, then get ready for Buckcherry to blast its way back into the Buffalo Chip concert lineup during the 2020 Sturgis Motorcycle Rally. These seductively slithering rockers will be coming at you with the crushing chords and familiar refrains of songs like “Crazy Bitch”, as well as tracks from their 2019 album “Warpaint” when they take to the Wolfman Jack Stage on Tuesday, Aug. 11.

Gordo
Tuesday, August 11th, 2020 Shade Valley

Jason "Gordo" Gordon does an absolutely amazing, MUST SEE, solo live looping show. Whether you’re familiar with looping or not, it is guaranteed, his show is unlike any other.

 

Gordo has reinvented the art of the “One Man Band”, and truly brings live looping to a whole new level. He plays, records (on the fly), and loops every instrument completely live (rhythm guitar, lead guitar, bass, keyboards, percussion, horns, harmonica, lead and harmony vocals).

Great White
Wednesday, August 12th, 2020 Buffalo Chip

Ride an emotional wave of sultry connections and arousing lyrics when hard rock legends Great White bring their arsenal of hit songs to the Wolfman Jack Stage, including “Rock Me,” “Mista Bone,” “Save Your Love,” “House of Broken Love” and the Grammy-nominated “Once Bitten, Twice Shy.”

Motionless In White
Wednesday, August 12th, 2020 Iron Horse Saloon

Since 2006, Motionless In White has won over audiences around the globe with their aggressive music and arresting imagery, rapidly rising to the upper echelon of modern rock. Albums such as 2010’s Creatures and 2012’s Infamous would galvanize a rabid fan base around the band - currently comprised of lead singer Chris Motionless, guitarists Ryan Sitkowski and Ricky Horror, and drummer Vinny Mauro. Motionless In White’s 2014 LP, Reincarnate, reached new heights, bowing at #9 on the Billboard “Top 200” and claiming #1 on Billboard’s “Hard Rock Albums” chart. GRAVEYARD SHIFT, the band’s latest album arrived in 2017 to critical acclaim, once again topping Billboard’s “Hard Rock Albums” chart led by the Top 20 Active Rock hit “LOUD (F*ck It),” as well as the thunderous singles “Eternally Yours” and “Necessary Evil.” - Free Concert

Hairball
Wednesday, August 12th, 2020 Iron Horse Saloon

Hairball is more than just a band, and certainly more than a tribute band!

A band puts on a concert - Hairball puts on an event! Hairball is a Rock & Roll experience you won't soon forget. The lights, sound, smoke, fire, bombs, and screaming hoards of avid fans...to merely call it a concert would be like calling Mount Rushmore a roadside attraction!

Vocalists Joe, Kris and Bobby lead the band through a 2+ hour, mind-blowing, and drop- dead accurate homage to some of the biggest arena acts in the world. Van Halen, KISS, Motley Crue, Queen, Journey, and Aerosmith are but a few of the acts fans will see brought to life. The Hairball stage becomes an entirely new rock concert before your very eyes countless times throughout the night. - Free Concert

38 Special
Thursday, August 13th, 2020 Buffalo Chip

Get ready for a musical celebration of camaraderie and brotherhood that could only come from a band the likes of 38 Special. The Southern rock sensation will be taking to the Wolfman Jack Stage during the Buffalo Chip’s Freedom Celebration armed with classics like “Hold On Loosely,” “Caught Up In You,” “Rockin’ Into the Night,” “Back Where Your Belong” and “Fantasy Girl.”

Stitched Up Heart
Thursday, August 13th, 2020 Iron Horse Saloon

"Listen to the lyrics, they're going to make you feel something... " - Mixi

That something is the essence of Stitched Up Heart - a band built around the strength that comes from realizing we are the only ones that control our lives, and focused on the hope that reminds us there is always light at the end of the darkest tunnel. It's something heavy and powerful, jarring the album's epic closing track "I Can't Breathe" from a piano-paced ballad that would do Lady Gaga proud, to a metallic onslaught of drop-tuned guitars that is sure to see the band sharing a stage with the hardest of their hard rock peers. And it is something undeniable, Mixi's voice taking flight amidst anthems of self-awareness that bridge the unrelenting confidence of In This Moment's Maria Brink and the soulful transcendence of Adele. - Free Concert

Saul
Thursday, August 13th, 2020 Iron Horse Saloon

The Iowa based hard rock band SAUL is the result of a profound passion for music shared by brothers Blake and Zach Bedsaul. They always knew music would be their life and worked tirelessly to develop a sound that pushes the boundaries of modern rock music. SAUL places a great amount of focus on writing songs that mean something. Forming their sonic inspiration listening to bands like Tool, Pearl Jam, Nothing More, and Tesseract, the band went through a few lineup changes after high school, but the sound was starting to take shape. Blake and Zach had a vision and kept writing and working tirelessly until they brought that vision to life. That vision is a sound that is both modern and precise, but also chaotic and turbulent. - Free Concert

Beartooth
Thursday, August 13th, 2020 Iron Horse Saloon

Beartooth began as an emotional exorcism. Conceived, constructed, and unleashed by one man in a basement studio. Now, even as the band has grown to become a headlining festival act; cracked Billboard’s Top 25; lit up SiriusXM radio; and were crowned Breakthrough Band at both the Metal Hammer Golden Gods Awards and Loudwire Music Awards, Beartooth’s music and message remain intensely personal. - Free Concert

Black Stone Cherry
Friday, August 14th, 2020 BuffaloChip

A vicious new breed of Southern rock will prime pumping fists in the Wolfman Jack amphitheater when Black Stone Cherry makes their Buffalo Chip debut on Friday, Aug. 14, prior to that night’s headliner performance from Eagles of Death Metal. The Kentucky-based rockers have been celebrated for tracks including “Blame It on the Boom Boom,” “White Trash Millionaire,” and “Me and Mary Jane.”

Reverend Horton Heat
Saturday, August 15th, 2020 BuffaloChip

Reverend Horton Heat – Saturday, Aug. 15, 2020

Anybody who’s ever been to the Sturgis Buffalo Chip’s music festival can attest to South Dakota’s toasty summer nights. On Saturday, Aug. 15, 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, and you’d better have your fire extinguisher handy when they do.