The ex/still Easyriders Saloon (see litigation) at 888 Junction Avenue, Sturgis (corner of Junction & Lazelle), has just announced its lineup of bands performing for free during the 2012 Sturgis Rally. The list includes:
The Monsters of Southern Rock Friday, Aug. 3 and Sunday, Aug. 5 at 10 pm. This 2-hour show will begin with the musical classics of Skinny Molly before the rest of the band members play hits from the rest of their respective bands. The Monsters of Southern Rock feature original members of famous bands, such as Lynryd Skynyrd, Blackfoot, Molly Hatchet and Skinny Molly. With hits like “Sweet Home Alabama,” “Free Bird,” “Train, Train,” and the rest, everyone is sure to sing along.
Arch Allies doing their covers of Styx, REO Speedwagon and Journey songs. 6 pm, Friday, Aug. 2 and Saturday, Aug. 4
The Kentucky Headhunters. Grammy Award winning country rock band The Kentucky Headhunters, have a style often said to be “guitar –heavy rambunctious music” These country legends released their latest album, Dixie Lullabies, in 2011 to wide critical acclaim! See them perform and hear the songs that have earned them fame! 8 pm, Wednesday, Aug. 8
Aultimate Ozzy. An Ozzy Osbourne cover band will have you in awe if you love Black Sabbath and The Prince of Darkness. 3 pm, Thursday, Aug. 2, 3 pm, Friday, Aug. 3 and 11 am, Saturday, Aug. 4
Monsters of Southern Rock: Concert series featuring former and founding members of Lynyrd Skynyrd, .38 Special, Blackfoot, and Molly Hatchet! Playing all the hits that made them famous! 10 pm, Friday, Aug. 3 and Sunday, Aug. 5
Shooter Jennings, son of Country music legend Waylon Jennings, has garnered widespread critical acclaim for his Country and Southern rock albums. 7 pm, Saturday, August 4
Jasmine Cain. Sturgis native Jasmine Cain has paved a way for female rockers in the motorcycle culture. Current JPF Female Artist of the Year and Nashville’s Music City Mayhem two-time Female Rock Vocalist, she has set the standard and raised the bar. 9 pm, Saturday, Aug. 4 and Tuesday, Aug. 7.
Foghat. Blues Rock legends Foghat have achieved 8 gold records, one platinum and one double platinum record in their long-standing career. Their hits include “Slow Ride” and “I Just Want to Make Love to You.” 7 pm, Sunday, Aug. 5
Warrant’s Cherry Pie Tour: Warrant, Firehouse and Trixter. Rockaholics unite! The 21st Anniversary tour of the Warrant’s Cherry Pie tour is hitting Sturgis with a FREE concert at the Sturgis Saloon Company featuring rock legends Warrant, Firehouse and Trixter! 7 pm, Monday, Aug. 6
Blackberry Smoke. With influences that run the gamut from country to bluegrass to metal to gospel and yes, southern rock. Their live performances have garnered them a cult-like following around the world. 4 pm, Tuesday, Aug. 7, 6 pm, Wednesday, Aug. 8
Blue Oyster Cult: Best known for such classic rock songs as “(Don’t Fear) The Reaper”, “Burnin’ for You”, and “Godzilla,” Blue Oyster Cult has sold over 24 million albums worldwide, including 7 million in the United States alone. 7 pm, Tuesday, Aug. 7.