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The World’s Largest Music Festival in Motorcycling, the Sturgis Buffalo Chip, Plugs Into ReverbNation for Bands

STURGIS, S.D., Jan. 19, 2016 — The Sturgis Buffalo Chip, which is celebrating its 35th Anniversary this year, has tapped ReverbNation to provide 10 bands for its stages during the annual motorcycle and music festival Aug. 1-13, 2016.  ReverbNation bands will join headliners such as Kid Rock and Miranda Lambert on the Buffalo Chip’s stages for “The Largest Music Festival in Motorcycling.”

ReverbNation is now the preferred submission platform for The Sturgis Buffalo Chip, which over the years has featured performers as diverse as Aerosmith, Social Distortion, Jason Aldean, Stevie Nicks and The Allman Brothers.  Established in 1981, the popular entertainment destination for motorcyclists is one of the world’s most televised and longest-running independent music festivals.  ReverbNation artists interested in the chance to perform at The Sturgis Buffalo Chip can submit beginning January 19, 2016 at

ReverbNation provides approximately 4 million Artists with exciting opportunities and promotional tools to help them achieve their career goals.  ReverbNation’s curation-at-scale capability enables the company to identify bands among its members who are ready for high profile opportunities and empowers partners like The Sturgis Buffalo Chip to discover emerging talent while building a diverse lineup year after year.

“ReverbNation has a wealth of incredibly talented artists,” said Rod Woodruff, Buffalo Chip President.  “They have a proven track record of delivering artists that live music fans love, and we’re very excited to be working with them this summer.”

“This is an incredible opportunity for ReverbNation bands to get the chance of a lifetime – to perform on the world-class stages of The Sturgis Buffalo Chip,” said Lou Plaia, Co-Founder/EVP Music Industry and Artist Relations.  “We are thrilled about the opportunity to deliver incredibly talented artists to the enormous crowds at The Sturgis Buffalo Chip this summer.”

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. Established in 1981, the venue’s high-profile festival, known as The Best Party Anywhere™, remains one of the world’s most televised and longest running independent music festivals. Guests from all 50 states and 22 countries 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 eight 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 are free with camping. More details are available at

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