Two More Bands to Love for the 41st Sturgis Buffalo Chip® Motorcycle Rally

Press Release

Bush and Pop Evil join the 2022 Best Party Anywhere® Lineup

Sturgis, S.D. (February 14, 2022): The Sturgis Buffalo Chip is sending all their love to fans of loud motorcycles and even louder music this Valentine’s Day with the gift of a two chart-topping rock bands for the 2022 festival. Modern rock powerhouse Bush makes their Buffalo Chip debut on Sunday, Aug. 7. Buffalo Chip crowd favorite Pop Evil returns to the Wolfman Jack Stage Friday, Aug. 12. Both bands join a wild lineup that already includes Rob Zombie, Snoop Dogg, Travis Tritt, Aaron Lewis and the Stateliners, Buckcherry and more. See the video announcement and the rest of the Sturgis Rally concerts at

“Some people give flowers, others give chocolates, but the Buffalo Chip gives rock n’ roll for Valentine’s Day!” said Rod Woodruff, President of the Sturgis Buffalo Chip. “Getting that special someone passes to see Bush, Pop Evil or any of the other top-notch entertainers performing the Buffalo Chip in 2022 is the perfect gift for this holiday. Nothing beats gathering together with people you love for a night of music that you’ll remember forever.”

Sunday, Aug. 7, 2022

Hailing from Britain and bursting onto the scene in the midst of the grunge-rock explosion, Bush have been captivating audiences worldwide since 1994. The band has sold over 20 million records in the U.S. and Canada alone and has compiled a string of 23 consecutive Top 40 hit singles on the Modern Rock and Mainstream Rock charts, six of which shot to no. 1. Bush make their Best Party Anywhere debut on Sunday, Aug. 7.

Pop Evil
Friday, Aug. 12, 2022

Buffalo Chip crowd favorite Pop Evil are returning to the Largest Music Festival in Motorcycling Friday, Aug. 12. Since 2008, Pop Evil have landed six top 10 hits on active rock radio and have toured with some of the biggest names in rock and metal. Pop Evil will bring their quiver of chart-toppers like “Trenches,” “Hero,” “Waking Lions” and more to the Sturgis Rally crowd.

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 The Buffalo Chip is home to the Sturgis Rally Information Center™ and is the official sponsor of the free 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

Monday, Aug. 8
Rob Zombie
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

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 Official Sturgis Rally Registration Program. More details are available at

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