Guns N’ Roses will take the stage on August 13 for its first official U.S. concert in four years. The performance is booked for the final day of the week-long Rock ‘N Rev Festival in Sturgis, SD.

The festival, which runs August 9-13, announced GNR’s addition to its lineup earlier today, July 20. Alice in Chains is also scheduled to perform on August 13, while the event’s earlier days feature the likes of Godsmack (August 9), Creed (August 10), Stone Temple Pilots (August 11), and 3 Doors Down (August 12).

Five-day passes for Rock ‘N Rev began at the end of April, while single-day tickets for August 13 became available to the public in early June. Ticket prices range from $45 for single-day passes to $150 for five-day passes, according to More details can be found on the festival’s official Web site.

Rock ‘N Rev, which coincides with the Sturgis Motorcycle Rally, is the only national stop planned this year for Axl Rose and his crew on the 2010 Chinese Democracy Tour. GNR did, however, play a series of concerts across Canada in January and February.

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Rock ‘N Rev was originally booked for Glencoe CampResort in Sturgis, but swapped festival grounds after negotiations between event promoter DC3 Global and the campground fell through last week, according to a report from Rapid City Journal. Glencoe

“There are not a lot of places capable of hosting an event and lineup like this,” Monkey Rock’s COO Chris Edwards told the Journal. “We offered the option to solve a problem and they sent their operations people to survey the area — all of it happened within 48 hours.”

Last Updated on July 21, 2010