Kid Rock First for 2016 Buffalo Chip Motorcycle and Music Festival

STURGIS, SD – November 13, 2015 – (Motor Sports Newswire) – The Sturgis Buffalo Chip® is kicking off the 35th anniversary of The Largest Music Festival in Motorcycling™ in 2016 by announcing Kid Rock will perform on the Wolfman Jack Stage Sunday, Aug. 7. Kid Rock is one of the most requested performers in Buffalo Chip history, has been nominated for five Grammys and has sold 25 million albums in the US alone. His unique combination of rock, country and hip hop heard in hit singles such as “All Summer Long” and “Picture” have made him a solid Chip favorite.

Kid Rock performs at DTE Energy Music Theater on August 7, 2015.

The video announcing Kid Rock’s performance at the Chip and detailing a bit of the story leading up to the Chip’s 35th anniversary can be watched

Kid Rock’s electrifying 2013 performance at the Chip continued through a hellacious rain storm and raucous lightening. In response to hundreds of fan’s requests, the Buffalo Chip sought and confirmed Rock would perform.

“I’ve never seen a performer more dedicated and willing than Kid Rock to fulfill an obligation to their fans,” stated Buffalo Chip President Rod Woodruff. “In addition to making some amazing music, he nearly lit the Chip on fire last time he was here, so we are more than excited to have him back in 2016. It just doesn’t get much better than Kid Rock to celebrate 35 years of the Best Party Anywhere.”

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Kid Rock is the first of many world-class performers the Buffalo Chip will announce for its 2016 event. The venue is preparing to celebrate its 35th anniversary by dazzling fans with nine nights of top-name entertainers. The annual concert series, known as the “Best Party Anywhere,” will begin on Friday, Aug. 5 and run through Saturday, Aug. 13, 2016. The campground will open for camping on Monday, Aug. 1, 2016.

About The Sturgis Buffalo Chip

The Sturgis Buffalo Chip is the Largest Music Festival in Motorcycling™. Established in 1981, the venue’s nine-day festival, known as The Best Party Anywhere™, remains one of the world’s most televised and longest running independent music festivals. Buffalo Chip guests have the freedom to party and play while experiencing world-class concerts, outrageous events, moving freedom celebrations, thrilling PowerSports and more. Located three miles east of Sturgis, SD on 600 creek-fed acres, it offers cabins, RVs, camping, a swimming hole, bars, mouth-watering food, showers, paved roads, and more to visitors traveling from all corners of the world. The Chip’s concerts are free with camping. More details are available at