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Concerts You Have to See at the 81st Sturgis Motorcycle Rally

  • Concerts You Have to See at the 81st Sturgis Motorcycle Rally
    Concerts You Have to See at the 81st Sturgis Motorcycle Rally
Updated: 
Tuesday, June 15, 2021
By : 
Alyssa

Ready to rattle a few brain cells loose?

The Sturgis Motorcycle Rally always has the biggest names and the loudest music, giving rally-goers the most rockin’ party in the U.S. With music pouring out all across Sturgis and dozens of big name bands playing all nine days of the rally, here are the concerts you have to see. Check out the concerts below to rock your face off during the 81st Sturgis Motorcycle Rally. 

Golden Hour Live Ft. America’s AC/DC: Thunderstruck
Saturday, August 7, 2021

Join us in Downtown Rapid City this summer for our Golden Hour Live Series headlining nationally acclaimed, live entertainment.

Kid Rock at the Sturgis Buffalo Chip
Sunday, August 8, 2021

You’ve waited long enough. The time has come to reunite with your friends, crank your party up to eleven and lose your mind to the tight rhymes, magnetic party anthems, and down-home Americana crossover stylings of Kid Rock.

Reverend Horton Heat at Sturgis Buffalo Chip
Sunday, August 8, 2021

Anybody who’s ever been to the Sturgis Buffalo Chip’s music festival can attest to South Dakota’s toasty summer nights. On Sunday, Aug. 8, it’ll go from balmy to straight-up incendiary when rockabilly legends Reverend Horton Heat burn up the Wolfman Jack Stage.

Stone Temple Pilots at the Sturgis Buffalo Chip
Monday, August 9, 2021

Your goosebumps will have goosebumps as you travel into the era of raw rock with legends Stone Temple Pilots. When the eight-time platinum-selling act makes their Buffalo Chip debut on Monday, Aug.

ZZ Top at Sturgis Buffalo Chip
Wednesday, August 11, 2021

Calling all Beer Drinkers & Hell Raisers! That Little Ol’ Band from Texas is returning to The Best Party Anywhere®! They’re Bad, and they’re coming to rock the Sturgis Buffalo Chip for its 40th anniversary party in 2021.

Anthrax at the Sturgis Buffalo Chip
Thursday, August 12, 2021

Brace yourself as one of the notorious “Big Four,” as in Metallica, Slayer, Megadeath and Anthrax thrash metal legend notoriety, pummels you with lightning-fast riffs and solos.

Black Label Society at the Sturgis Buffalo Chip
Thursday, August 12, 2021

Thrust your horns up for these vigilant keepers of the hard rock flame! Black Label Society, led by charismatic beast and consummate showman Zakk Wylde, will bash out thick riffage from the Wolfman Jack Stage Thursday, Aug. 12 ahead of that night’s performance from coheadliner Anthrax!

Shinedown at the Sturgis Buffalo Chip
Friday, August 13, 2021

Put on your riot gear and get ready to rumble because it’s about to get heavy. Shinedown’s hard rock Molotov cocktail of fiery vocals and razor-sharp riffs will detonate into one of the most explosive concerts of the Buffalo Chip’s 40th anniversary party.

Black Stone Cherry at the Sturgis Buffalo Chip
Friday, August 13, 2021

Like a double shot of straight bourbon whiskey, the sounds of Black Stone Cherry will go down smooth and fire up your night when they make their Sturgis Buffalo Chip debut this August.

P.O.D. at Sturgis Buffalo Chip
Saturday, August 14, 2021

Ready or not, here comes the boys from the South! Three-time GRAMMY Award-nominated, multiplatinum mainstay P.O.D. are headed to the Sturgis Buffalo Chip Saturday, Aug. 14, making dang sure that the 40th anniversary of Best Party Anywhere goes out with a BOOM.

From Ashes to New at the Sturgis Buffalo Chip
Saturday, August 14, 2021

Things are guaranteed to get crazy when From Ashes to New rises for the final night of Sturgis Rally concerts. The Lancaster, PA-based quartet will blast their blend of rock, hip-hop, pop and metal from the Sturgis Buffalo Chip®’s Wolfman Jack Stage on Saturday, Aug.

For a full line up of Sturgis Motorcycle Rally events in the Black Hills and Badlands, visit our Sturgis Motorcycle Rally event page.

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