A! Magazine for the Arts

State Street Tattoo Fest held in downtown Bristol

March 27, 2022

Downtown Bristol, Virginia/Tennessee, is the home for State Street Tattoo Fest May 20-22. The festival is held at The Foundation, Bristol, Tennessee.

Friday hours are 2-10 p.m. Saturday and Sunday hours are 11 a.m. to 10 p.m.

The festival features nationwide tattoo artists, live entertainment, a pin-up contest, tattoo competitions, a burger war and more events.

Participating artists include Oscar Montes, Wilmington, California; Eric Burger, Woodstock, Illinois; Matt Reynolds, Chattanooga, Tennessee; Buddy Holiday, Las Vegas, Nevada; Justin Eldridge, West Jefferson, Ohio; Cody Lambert, Cleveland, Tennessee; Corey Woods, a traveling artist; Britni Scampone, Bel Air, Maryland; Chris Muskopf, Trenton, Ohio; Johnny Awesome, Fayetteville, North Carolina; Billy Webbz, Bel Air, Maryland; Joel McCourt, Blue Ridge, Georgia; Jason Phillips, Adairsville, Georgia; Chelsea Thacker, Gray, Tennessee; Braxton Barefoot, Durham, North Carolina; Ginger Harris, Du Bois, Pennsylvania; Eazy Feliciano, St. Cloud, Florida; Skip Pollock, Murfreesboro, Tennessee; Rodney Davis, Conover, North Carolina; Joshua Shaw, Fort Walton Beach, Florida; Austin Britt, Asheville, North Carolina; Heather Sawyer, Johnson City, Tennessee; Brandon Pearce, Murfreesboro, Tennessee; Curtis Adams, Lewes, Delaware; Dave Calvelli, Johnson City, Tennessee; Mike French, Conover, North Carolina; Ryan Stark, Atlanta, Georgia; Dylan Lapp, Chico, California; Ben Chapman, Trenton, Ohio; Dannyboy Smith, Chico, California; Lucky Sinakhom, Rehoboth Beach, Delaware; Jake Hostile, Longwood, Florida; Billy Smith, Fayetteville, North Carolina; Shane Sehmer, Johnson City, Tennessee; Kurt Ross, Port Huron, Michigan; Chris Hosmer, Adairsville, Georgia; Jessy Knuckles, Baltimore, Maryland; Jesse Wilson, Baltimore, Maryland; Robert Soulliere, Port Huron, Michigan; Angi Smith, Jacksonville, North Carolina; Preston Bishop, Johnson City, Tennessee; James Cooper, Atlanta, Georgia; Angela Evans, Morganton, North Carolina; Jason Spainhour, Greensboro, North Carolina; James Benden, Johnson City, Tennessee, Carrie Cameron, Nashville, Tennessee; Marion Carole, Hickory, North Carolina; Todd Emm, Durham, North Carolina; Jade Napier, Asheville, North Carolina; and Mason Turbyfill, Asheville, North Carolina.

You can book an appointment with an artist on the festival’s website, www.statesttattoofest.com.