Thirteen Bands Announced to Complete Outstanding 2017 Sturgis Buffalo Chip® Band Lineup

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Sturgis Buffalo Chip® rock onslaught is announced to round out the 2017 lineup.


Sturgis, SD (July 18, 2017) – The addition of 13 more acts, including chart-topping rock bands Blue Oyster Cult and All That Remains completes the 2017 Sturgis Buffalo Chip® band lineup, leaving no doubt that “Largest Music Festival in Motorcycling®” is again presenting another spectacular lineup. The Buffalo Chip has already announced dozens of legendary artists who cater to classic rock, heavy metal and country music fans such as Ozzy Osbourne, The Doobie Brothers, Lynyrd Skynyrd, blink-182, George Thorogood and the Destroyers, Shinedown, Justin Moore and many more. Some of the world’s top party bands have also made the list including Pop Evil, Alter Bridge, Blackberry Smoke, RATT, Night Ranger, Drowning Pool and Trapt. More band information and the official 2017 full lineup announcement video which features some of the most scenic rides in the Black Hills can be found here:


Blue Oyster Cult, best known for their mega hit, “Don’t Fear (The Reaper),” will perform on the Wolfman Jack Stage for the festival’s grand final on Saturday, Aug. 12. They are credited as one of the pioneers of music videos, and helped to propel MTV to success with their videos, particularly “Burnin’ For You.” Melodic-metalcore maniacs, All That Remains will perform on the Wolfman Jack Stage Friday, Aug. 11. They’ve sold over a million records world-wide and recently released their eighth album, “Madness.”


Bands also making the cut, with the help from global emerging artist music platform ReverbNation, to perform on the Chip’s legendary Wolfman Jack Stage include BC & The Big Rig, Madame Mayhem, Carolina Wray, Stolen Rhodes, Jimmie Bratcher and The Dirtboxwailers. Those chosen to perform on the Buffalo Chip’s six showcase stages include The Hawkeyes, Charlie Brechtel Band, Well Hung Heart, Big Skillet, DJ Hulio and The Buffalo Dreamers.


2017 Limited Edition Event Poster

Artist EZ Wheelin’ was commissioned to commemorate the monumental 2017 lineup in a collector’s edition poster. Only 100 of the extremely limited-edition posters are available to those wanting to memorialize their trip to Sturgis in 2017. More information on this unique art poster can be found here:

The 2017 Buffalo Chip Wolfman Jack Stage, Race and Bike Show Schedule:

Fri., Aug. 4

Drowning Pool


The Flaunt Girls

Dirt Riot Off-Road Racing (Free to the Public)


Sat., Aug 5


Night Ranger

The Dirtboxwailers

Dirt Riot Off-Road Racing (ticketed separately)

Motorcycles as Art Exhibit Opens Free to the Public


Sun., Aug. 6


American Flat Track – AMA Pro Grand National Championship Event

        Presented by Indian Motorcycle

FXR Bike Show and Dyna Mixer


Mon., Aug. 7

The Doobie Brothers

Justin Moore

Jimmie Bratcher

Legends Ride®

Full Throttle Florida Magazine Bike Show


Tues., Aug. 8

Lynyrd Skynyrd

Blackberry Smoke

Stolen Rhodes

Biker Belles®

Full Throttle Florida Magazine Bike Show

Sportster Showdown Bike Show


Wed., Aug. 9

Ozzy Osbourne

Pop Evil

Street Drag Invitational with Crazy John

RSD Super Hooligan Races

           Presented by Indian Motorcycle


Thurs., Aug. 10


George Thorogood and the Destroyers

Carolina Wray

Freedom Celebration and Ride

Rat’s Hole Bike Show

Doug Danger’s World Record Rattlesnake Jump on Evel Knievel’s 1972 XR750


Fri., Aug. 11

Alter Bridge

All That RemainsMadame Mayhem

AMA Supermoto Races


Sat., Aug. 12

Blue Oyster Cult

BC & The Big Rig

The Flaunt Girls

AMA Supermoto Races


Those interested can get more information and purchase passes at



About The Sturgis Buffalo Chip

The Sturgis Buffalo Chip® is the Largest Music Festival in Motorcycling®. It is the world’s first and leading entertainment destination for the motorcycle enthusiast and 2017 South Dakota Excellence in Tourism Innovation award winner. Since 1981, the venue’s high-profile, nine-day festival, known as The Best Party Anywhere®, remains one of the world’s most televised and longest running independent music festivals. Located three miles east of Sturgis, SD on 600 creek-fed acres, it offers eight stages of entertainment, a swimming hole, bars, mouth-watering food, showers, cabins, RVs, camping and more to visitors traveling from all corners of the world. The Chip’s concerts are free with camping. The 2017 Motorcycles as Art exhibit, “Old Iron/Young Blood – Motorcycles and the Next Gen” curated by Michael Lichter, numerous bike and stunt shows and all shopping, live music and events at the CrossRoads are free and open to the public. More details are available at

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