The Inkcarceration Music and Tattoo Festival recently announced its return to the historic Ohio State Reformatory, aka Shawshank Prison, in Mansfield, Ohio, on July 12, 13 and 14. This year’s lineup will be led by Shinedown, Godsmack and Five Finger Death Punch. Quickly becoming one of the nation’s premier rock festivals, Inkcarceration will feature over 30 bands on two outdoor stages, 70 tattoo artists, reformatory tours, gourmet food trucks, the best drinks and, for the first time, the haunted house attraction, Escape from Blood Prison.
Now the festival has revealed its full tattoo artist line-up. With the concert happening outside, Inkcarceration will feature 70 local and regional tattoo artists tattooing all weekend inside the reformatory. Appointments are recommended if there is a specific artist you would like to work with. Visit www.inkcarceration.com/tattoo for information on how to book your appointment.
Tattoo shops/companies that will be present include Megavision El Drako Tattoo, Sin Inkorporated, Uncle Rodge’s Tattoo Shop, Sellers Ink Tattoo, Studio Vitruvius, Living Dead Tattoo Co., Waves Raditattoo Me Tattoo & Tattoo Repair Parlor, 1st Order Tattoo Co., Resurrection Tattoo, Murder Ink, American Crow Tattoo, Artisan Ink, Straight Eight Tattoos, American Outlaw Tattoo, Paragon Tattoo, Ventura Tattoo, Hardkore Ink, Hard Knox Tattoo, Soldier Mikes Tattoo, Imperial Tattoos, Eves Ink Tattoo, Artful Impressions, Bare Knuckle Tattoo, Red House Irons, Ink Slingas, Casually Tragick and Cincinnati Tattoo.
Tattoo artists scheduled to appear include John Cummings, Michael Hicks, Natalie Davis, Samantha Little, Serena Estes, Robert Keiuf, Michael Lalli, Jennifer Pennington, Tiffany Sutton, Melissa Freebern, Alexis Herzog, Alex Diffee, Whitney Rehn, Kristina Pafford, Amy Jiao, Jeff Naumann, Racheal Lare, Kassidy Huck, Alexis Hasket, Keith Hinkel, Brandon Durbin, Destinee Defriece, Kim Loesche, Loki Shane Defriece, Jacob Bettker, Justin Crawford, Tony Campise, Sean Smallwood, Tony “Two Times” Ledbetter, Rick Vicious, Juan Colon, Pain Sadler, Amber Sanders, Bethany Hendrix, Ed Zimmer, Chris Jacobs, Dragon Edong, Steven Hullander, Thomas Somebody, Pammy Sellers, Danny Kearney, Soldier Mike, Lil Alex, Josh Schutrum, Sean Quinlan, Jason Dombrosky, Cheyanne Cooper, Ryan Richardson, Josh Helman, Nicolas Daugherty, Amy Sinclair, Rob Hill, Tyler Larkin, Daniel Renteria, Waverly Judd, Tommy Guns, Martin Benavidez, Josh Paul, Kevin Caron, Mark Gailey, Stevil Knevil, Jacob Foster, Adrean “Cash” Moreno, Jake Henry and Matt Fotheringham.
Tattoo competition details and judges will be announced soon.
In addition to headliners Shinedown, Godsmack and Five Finger Death Punch, the music lineup features Live, Taking Back Sunday, Seether, Skillet, I Prevail, Starset, Red Sun Rising, Motionless in White, Fozzy, Buckcherry, The Red Jumpsuit Apparatus, Andrew W.K., P.O.D., Stabbing Westward, Light the Torch, From Ashes to New, Smile Empty Soul, Eyes Set to Kill, Awake at Last, The Funeral Portait, Kerbera, Raven Black, Beyond Unbroken, Rivals, Impending Lies and The Everyday Losers, plus special performances by The Monster Dolls.
Tickets are on sale now at https://inkcarceration.frontgatetickets.com.