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Theory of a Deadman to Top Off Explosive Night of AFT Championship Races at Buffalo Chip®


Rock and race fans with severe heart conditions warned to seek doctor’s approval before attending this night of intense action, thrilling moto-combat and high-energy rock!


Sturgis, SD – Driving adrenaline levels to the danger zone, the Sturgis Buffalo Chip is bringing one of the top names in alternative hard rock to top off a night of intense American Flat Track moto-combat. Theory of a Deadman will be taking the Wolfman Jack Stage immediately following the Buffalo Chip TT American Flat Track Grand National Championship races presented by Indian Motorcycle on Sunday, Aug. 5, 2018. This is set to be a really big show, incorporating groundbreaking visual effects and familiar favorites to the setlist of Theory’s own no. 1 hits.

“The Chip’s race fans deserve a band with enough energy to match some of the most electrifying races on the planet, and we have definitely found it with Theory,” said Rod Woodruff, Sturgis Buffalo Chip President. “Sunday night is for adrenaline junkies, those looking for the hottest ticket of the rally. If you want to go home with a memory you’ll be telling your grandchildren someday, this is a night at the Chip you don’t want to miss.”

Theory has placed nine songs in the Top 10 on the rock charts, including the no. 1 hits “Bad Girlfriend,” “Lowlife,” “So Happy,” “Angel” and their latest “Rx (Medicate),” with 6 weeks at the top on the Mainstream Rock Chart. The band has won several awards including the SOCAN Number One Song Award in 2012 and 2017.


The 2018 Growing Lineup of Entertainment Announced So Far Includes:

Friday, Aug. 3 Pop Evil
Saturday, Aug. 4 Foreigner
HUNKS The Show – #1 All Male Review
Sunday, Aug. 5 Buffalo Chip TT American Flat Track Grand National
Championship Presented by Indian Motorcycle
Theory of a Deadman
Monday, Aug. 6 Lynyrd Skynyrd
Tuesday, Aug. 7 Aaron Lewis Aaron Lewis
The Marshall Tucker Band
HUNKS The Show – #1 All Male Review
Wednesday, Aug. 8 Eric Church
RSD Super Hooligan National Championship Races Presented by Indian Motorcycle
Street Drag Invitational with Crazy John
Thursday, Aug. 9 Kid Rock
Lita Ford
Friday, Aug. 10 John Kay & Steppenwolf
Saturday, Aug. 11 TBA


Admission pass prices for the Best Party Anywhere will never be lower. More information and reservations are available at BuffaloChip.com.


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 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 six 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 and races are free with camping. The 2018 Motorcycles as Art exhibit, “Passion Built – Garage to Gallery” 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 www.BuffaloChip.com.

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