Sturgis, SD (February 7, 2019) – The incomparable kings of “boogie rock’n blues,” George Thorogood and The Destroyers, will be celebrating 45 years of rock by joining multiple Grammy Award-winning super star and undisputed heartthrob, Keith Urban, on the Chip’s Wolfman Jack Stage on Saturday, Aug. 3, 2019. The show offers fans a spectacular opportunity to see two headliners for the price of one. Individual day passes to see the pair of music legends are now on sale, for those who want to make Valentine’s Day memorable. Special day pass pre-sale pricing will end February 15 at 5 p.m. MST. See the announcement video here: BuffaloChip.com/BANDS
“This show is going to be incredible,” said Rod Woodruff, Sturgis Buffalo Chip President, “You’re not going to see both of these mega stars on one stage anywhere else, and certainly not at this incredible price. This is going to be the show of the century!”
George Thorogood and The Destroyers have been rocking audiences for a solid 45 years, bringing well-known hits to fans through their high-energy show. The band’s signature snarling, buzz saw bluesy rock ‘n’ roll blend has generated classic rock staples like “Bad to the Bone,” “One Bourbon, One Scotch, One Beer,” “I Drink Alone,” “Who Do You Love,” “Move it On Over,” and many more.
Keith Urban has generated an impressive catalog of solid hits. “Somebody Like You” was named biggest country hit of the 2000s decade by Billboard. 2004’s album “Be Here” produced three no. 1 singles and became his highest-selling album, earning a 4× Platinum certification. “Blue Ain’t Your Color” became Urban’s longest-reigning no. 1 on the Hot Country Songs chart, spending twelve weeks in the position. His tenth and most recent album, “Graffiti U,” was released in 2018 and includes the Top 20 hit “Female” and no. 1 hit,” Coming Home.” Of his 47 singles, 22 have scored a no. 1 placement on Billboard’s charts in the U.S.
The 38th annual festival noted as “The Best Party Anywhere” will open with a pre-rally party July 29 – Aug. 1, 2019, with official festival dates running Aug. 2-11, 2019. Performers announced so far include:
Friday, Aug. 2 Skid Row
Saturday, Aug. 3 Keith Urban
Monday, Aug. 5 Styx
Thursday, Aug. 8 Toby Keith
Saturday, Aug. 10 Zakk Sabbath
Fans can expect more band and pass announcements for 2019 in the coming week. Concerts and races are free with camping. More information, full festival and specially priced day passes for Saturday, Aug. 3 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, awarded AMA Track of the Year in 2016, American Flat Track Event of the Year and South Dakota Excellence in Tourism Innovation award winner in 2017. 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 Motorcycles as Art exhibit curated by Michael Lichter showcases the works of the world’s best bike builders. 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.