Candlebox Set For Debut Performance At The Sturgis Buffalo Chip® During the 2012 Motorcycle Rally

The Sturgis Buffalo Chip® is excited to announce modern-rock band Candlebox will make their Sturgis motorcycle rally debut Sunday Aug 5, 2012 at the Buffalo Chip Campground as part of the Largest Music Festival in Motorcycling™.

Candlebox, on tour following the release of their new album, will take over the Buffalo Chip amphitheater main stage to deliver their thrilling live show to Sturgis fans for the first time ever. Candlebox joins a growing and amazing line-up of Sturgis Concerts during the annual motorcycle rally that includes Eric Church, Lynyrd Skynyrd, Zac Brown Band, Journey, Sugarland, Boston, Buckcherry, Loverboy, Shinedown and many more. Passes are available now for Candlebox and other concerts at the legendary Sturgis Buffalo Chip® at


No modern-rock band combines aggression, and melodic towering hooks with more authority than Candlebox. Candlebox emerged as a heavy hitter in the alternative rock scene in Seattle, Washington in 1990 and signed a record deal with Maverick Records, owned by Madonna, in 1993. Their debut album yielded hit after hit and went 4x Platinum. More than 5 Million albums later, Candlebox is set to cut loose their unbridled sounds on the Sturgis Buffalo Chip crowd. Buffalo Chip campers and concert goers can look forward to Candlebox rock’n the night away with some of their biggest hits such as “Far Behind”, “Cover Me”, “Change”, “No Sense” and “You”.

“The Sturgis Buffalo Chip is all about bringing one of a kind performances to the Rally” says Rod Woodruff, Owner of Sturgis Buffalo Chip. “We’re very excited Chip campers and rally goers will be able to see Candlebox at the Buffalo Chip and we are just as happy to give Candlebox the best crowd in the world to play for.”

The Legendary Buffalo Chip has been offering guests the Authentic Sturgis Experience™ for more than 30 years with world-class entertainment and a premium camping resort. You can make reservations for the 72nd annual Sturgis motorcycle rally at the Best Party Anywhere™ at or by calling (605) 347 9000. 

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