Ryan Chrys & The Rough Cuts at the 75th Annual Sturgis Motorcycle Rally

by Samantha Lien


The Sturgis Motorcycle Rally is a tradition that draws visitors from all over the country to the beautiful Black Hills of South Dakota every August.  This year, Sturgis expects to see 1.7 million people, increasing its population from 6,800 dramatically.

Denver outlaw country band Ryan Chrys & The Rough Cuts join the fun with a four-day run at Glencoe Campground, joining music greats Keb' Mo', Kentucky Headhunters, Fuel, Gilby Clark and more.  If you missed their first two shows, don't fret! They'll be playing The Coors Light Stage tonight and again tomorrow on the Main Stage.

Check the full line-up below, as well as some pictures from their first few days at this years rally! 

From Left: Paul Lanier (bassist), Ryan Chrys (lead vocal and guitar), Vic Stauffenberg (drums) and Bradley Weaver (lap steel) on The Coors Light Stage.

From Left: Paul Lanier (bassist), Ryan Chrys (lead vocal and guitar), Vic Stauffenberg (drums) and Bradley Weaver (lap steel) on The Coors Light Stage.

This shot taken by Ryan Chrys: Bradley Weaver and Paul Lanier.

This shot taken by Ryan Chrys: Bradley Weaver and Paul Lanier.

Ryan Chrys with Keb' Mo'.

Ryan Chrys with Keb' Mo'.