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Zac Brown Band on Sturgis Buffalo Chip Lineup

Tuesday, February 25, 2014
The Sturgis Buffalo Chip announces that the GRAMMY award winning Zac Brown Band will perform its down-home hits at the Chip’s 33rd annual Motorcycle and Music Festival. The genre-bending group will headline the festival Monday, Aug. 4, 2014, following the Buffalo Chip’s annual Legends Ride celebrity charity event. Zac Brown Band joins the nine-day superstar lineup of concerts, hot off the tail of their recent critically acclaimed studio EP, “The Grohl Sessions Vol. 1.” The festival takes place Aug. 1-9 and will include performances by Mötley Crüe, Alice Cooper, Lynyrd Skynyrd, Florida Georgia Line, John Mayall and many others. The Buffalo Chip will continue to fill out the festival lineup with some of the biggest names in music and will be announcing more bands throughout the year.

“Zac Brown Band is a group you can’t help but love,” says Rod Woodruff, president of the Sturgis Buffalo Chip. “It’s impossible not to smile during their performances. One minute Zac is serenading the crowd with his gentle country drawl, and the next minute the band is knee deep in a Metallica cover. They’re one helluva good band.”



Zac Brown Band sells out shows at venues across the nation, but its performance at the Sturgis Buffalo Chip offers fans something they won’t be able to get at any other venue. Guests will be able to hear the band play with a backing track of revving motorcycles reverberating throughout the natural outdoor amphitheater. Crowds are sure to feel this rumble crescendo when the band breaks out one of its unexpected covers or any of its chart-topping hits like “Chicken Fried,” “Highway 20 Ride,” “Free,” “Toes,” “As She’s Walking Away,” “Colder Weather,” “Keep Me in Mind,” “Goodbye in Her Eyes,” and “Sweet Annie.”

Masterful skill and an ability to break down genre barriers have brought Zac Brown Band a tremendous level of success since forming in 2002. The renowned group has won eight out of its 55 total music award nominations, produced three platinum-selling albums and amassed a staggering eleven No. 1 hits on the Billboard Country Charts.

Passes for the Buffalo Chip’s 33rd annual Motorcycle and Music Festival are on sale now. All concerts are free with camping. For more information or to get passes to the Largest Music Festival in Motorcycling, visit www.BuffaloChip.com or call (605) 347-9000.

About The Sturgis Buffalo Chip
Since 1981, the Sturgis Buffalo Chip has provided nine days of epic live music experiences and exciting activities for fans from around the globe. The family-owned and operated Sturgis Buffalo Chip is host to the Sturgis Rally’s cornerstone event, known as the Largest Music Festival in Motorcycling and The Best Party Anywhere. Concerts are free with camping. Passes grant access to music industry's hottest stars, the Bikini Beach Swim Paradise, 25 bars, mouth-watering food and beverage vendors and thrilling exhibits. The Sturgis Buffalo Chip offers clean, well maintained facilities, private showers, cabins, RVs, paved roads and more. Outrageous events such as unforgivably hot bikini contests and jaw-dropping daredevil stunts are a few of the many daily spectacles unique to the Chip. The famed creek-fed 580-acre camping resort is located three miles east of Sturgis, SD. Now in its 33rd year, this event is one of the few remaining independent music festivals in the world. The Buffalo Chip is a festival experience like no other. More details are available at www.BuffaloChip.com.

About Zac Brown Band
Three-time GRAMMY winners and multi-platinum artists Zac Brown Band have become one of music's most heralded acts. The band's three platinum-selling albums 'Uncaged' (Atlantic/Southern Ground), 'You Get What You Give' (Atlantic/Southern Ground) and 'The Foundation' (Atlantic Records/Home Grown/Big Picture) have together sold over six million copies and produced a historic series of ten #1 hit singles. On the road, the group performed for over 1.3 million fans in 2013 with 70+ headline dates and more than a dozen major festival appearances. The band's latest project 'The Grohl Sessions Vol. 1’ is out on Southern Ground on December 10, 2013. Zac Brown Band is represented by ROAR, a Beverly Hills-based talent and brand management company. Additional information can be found at http://www.zacbrownband.com/.
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