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As Sturgis draws nearer, the Buffalo Chip continues to add to its roster of bands and events. Check out the release below.

For Immediate Release

Gettin’ Loose and Killin’ Time is Easy with Multiple Bands and Celebrity Ride Guests Added to The Best Party Anywhere®

Clint Black, REO Speedwagon and Puddle of Mudd take the Wolfman Jack Stage this August. The Sturgis Buffalo Chip reveals celebrity guests Super Bowl Champion Earl Dotson, actor Sean McNabb, Iron Man Champion Carlos Moleda and an Arlen Ness Motorcycle for the Legends Ride®.

Sturgis, SD (June 22, 2021): The Largest Music Festival in Motorcycling® is providing the melodies that bring back memories with country music legend Clint Black, arena rock superstars REO Speedwagon and mainstream rock chart-toppers Puddle Of Mudd joining the Sturgis Motorcycle Rally lineup. As if that wasn’t enough good news for one day, the Sturgis Buffalo Chip also revealed the Legends Ride celebrity guests along with the ride’s custom motorcycle built by renowned builders Cory and Zach Ness. The Buffalo Chip’s video announcement and full band lineup so far can be seen at BuffaloChip.com/BANDS.

“There will be smiles on everyone’s faces this year,” said Rod Woodruff, President of the Sturgis Buffalo Chip. “Some of the biggest names in rock and country music are going to be on the same stage playing to the happiest folks in the world. See for yourself.”

Clint Black

Tuesday, Aug. 10

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August 10 will be an unforgettable night of gettin’ loose and killin’ time with the legendary Clint Black. After three decades of pumping out no. 1 hit singles, this unstoppable country superstar will be making his first trip to the Sturgis Motorcycle Rally to perform on the Buffalo Chip main stage in support of his 23rd album, “Out of Sane”.

REO Speedwagon

Monday, Aug. 9

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The Best Party Anywhere is bringing back the good old days with some of the biggest hits to fill arenas in the ‘70s and ‘80s. Chart-topping classic rock favorites REO Speedwagon are bringing the nostalgic energy to the Wolfman Jack Stage Monday, Aug. 9 for veteran devotees and new fans alike.

Puddle of Mudd

Friday, Aug. 6

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Rally goers will need their galoshes ready to wade through some of the biggest hard rock hits of the last couple decades when Puddle of Mudd kicks off the 40th anniversary of The Best Party Anywhere. The revitalized Kansas City, Missouri quartet will get the festivities underway during the Buffalo Chip’s official Sturgis Rally Kickoff on Friday, Aug. 6.

Legends Ride Celebrities and Custom Motorcycle Announced

Attendees to the 14th Annual Buffalo Chip Legends Ride will rub elbows and ride with racers, celebrities, musicians, and professional athletes, all while raising funds for charity. This year’s ride will be captained by members of the ground-breaking and wildly popular Bagger Racing League. Joining the Bagger Racing League on the ride is Super Bowl Champion Earl Dotson, History’s “Counting Cars” star Horny Mike, musician/actor Sean McNabb and Iron Man Champion Carlos Moleda.

The 2021 Legends Ride custom motorcycle auction features the one-of-a-kind, race-inspired performance bagger by famed customizers Cory and Zach Ness. The custom motorcycle goes up on the Legends Ride auction block on Main Street, Deadwood prior to kickstands up. The stock Road Glide model, sponsored by Black Hills-Harley Davidson, includes a wide array of performance upgrades and custom Ness parts. It will also be signed by the teams/racers of the Bagger Racing League and include special memorabilia from its inaugural race scheduled at the Utah Motorsports Campus. 

Performances by top entertainers are just a part of what the Sturgis Buffalo Chip has in store for its 40th Anniversary in 2021. Visitors will have the opportunity to experience countless events, including legendary rides, powerful freedom celebrations, top-tier bike shows, white-knuckle racing events and so much more. All events are held 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 buffalochip.com/EVENTS. The Buffalo Chip is home to the Sturgis Rally Information Center and is the official sponsor of the free Sturgis.com Official Sturgis Rally Registration Program.

2021 Sturgis Buffalo Chip Event and Entertainment Lineup

Friday, Aug. 6

Puddle Of Mudd

ULTRA4 Off-Road Racing – Qualifier

Maiden Moto Art Show begins

Saturday, Aug. 7


Drowning Pool

ULTRA4 Off-Road Championship Racing

School’s Out Chopper Show

Sunday, Aug. 8

Kid Rock

Reverend Horton Heat

FXR Show & Dyna Mixer

Bell Brawl

Monday, Aug. 9

Stone Temple Pilots

REO Speedwagon

Legends Ride®

Hardcore Cycles Performance Show and Skinny Tire Bagger Build-Off

Tuesday, Aug. 10

Clint Black

Biker Belles®

The Morning Ride™

Women, Wind & Wheels Bike Show presented by Ride Wild

Women Riders Turnout

Buffalo Chip Super TT Xtreem Flat Track Racing

Sportster Showdown

Mini Bike Show

Wednesday, Aug. 11

ZZ Top

Corey Taylor

Rusty Wallace Ride

Evo Entanglement Bike Show

Thursday, Aug. 12


Black Label Society

Lingerie Fighting Championships

Western Frontier Ride

Buffalo Chip Super TT Xtreem Flat Track Racing

Freedom Celebration

Rat’s Hole Custom Bike Show

Friday, Aug. 13


Black Stone Cherry

Lingerie Fighting Championships

Full Throttle Bagger Blastoff bike show

Saturday, Aug. 14


From Ashes To New

Lingerie Fighting Championships

More announcements coming soon.


About the Sturgis Buffalo Chip

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 Sturgis.com Official Sturgis Rally Registration Program. More details are available at BuffaloChip.com

Further Inquiries:

Cody Ertman

cody.ertman@buffalochip.com 605-347-9000


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