With the concert happening outside,

INKCARCERATION will feature close to 70 local and regional tattoo artists tattooing all weekend inside the reformatory.

INKCARCERATION will also feature tattoo competitions all weekend.

$10 per competition entry

Artists have the chance to win in over 25 categories, including a best in show! Cost is $10 per competition entry. There will be first, second, and third place winners for each category, and the best in show winner will be announced on Sunday evening. Categories will not be announced until the day of the event.

In addition to hosting the entire INKCARCERATION Music and Tattoo Festival, famed media personality Mistress Juliya has been confirmed as a competition judge.

Whether it be from her multiple music shows on Fuse TV, features in magazines such as Maxim and Stuff, the runway, or hosting live events, Mistress Juliya is recognized around the globe. Mistress Juliya made her broadcast debut on the show Tastemakers on MMUSA, and her brashness made her an instant favorite. After a year, she moved on to host Uranium, which was one of the few televised outlets for heavy metal music and one of Fuse TV's most popular programs. Mistress Juliya's popularity led to the debut of a spin-off entitled Metal Asylum which lasted over 100 episodes. Around this same time, she began hosting the music-themed advice show Slave to the Metal. Within these few short years, she established herself as a fixture of music journalism and in the metal community. Since then she has hosted the shows No 1. Countdown: Rock and Let It Rock on Fuse TV.

Mistress Juliya says: "It is a great honor to work with INKCARCERATION Music and Tattoo Festival this year! This is a one of a kind event, bringing together some of the best bands and tattoo artists in the industry. For myself and for the fans, this is a dream come true - a Rock N' Roll Disney World! All in an iconic, historical abandoned reformatory where I will be interviewing bands and tattoo artists, there is no other festival like it!"

In addition to Mistress Juliya, tattoo artists Krazy Ken Phillips and Troy Denning (Invisible NYC) will also judge the competition.

Tattoo companies and artists appearing at the INKCARCERATION Music and Tattoo Festival:

Appointments are recommended if there is a specific artist you would like to work with. All appointments should be made directly through the artist's websites and social media pages.

Troy Denning
Rocky Burley

Brandon Robinson
Ky Miller
Tyler Sanders
Paul Shaffer

Ryan Richardson
Edgar Smith
Nick Daugherty
Joshua Helman

Edwin Zimmer
Bethany Hendrix
Amber Sanders
Jason Hager

Waves Raditattoo Me Tattoo & Tattoo Repair Parlor


Waverly Judd

Anthony J. Kaleta

Emmah Farley
Tiffany Rummell
Benjamin Johnson

Ian Simon
Zach Whitby
Nicole McCutcheon
Bobby Bones
Brittany Banahan
Julian Hernandaz
Buddy Landry
Carl Schwartz

Kim Loesche
Jacob Bettker

Jacob Bojorquez
Mat Fotheringham

Flesh to Fantasy (Springfield)


Stephen Becker
Jacob Brentzel
Alejandro Valdez
Christopher Powell

Kaytonya Hill
Austin Arrington
Kellie Martin
Mariah Bunker

Bruce Riehl
Tim Martin
Kristine Keir
Harry Glavan

Michael Matlock
Eric Vie
Danni Alcorn
Rodney Eckenberger

Michael Hicks

Dusty Chamblin
Daniel Detillion
Kenneth Lewis
Ryan Mangus
Anthony Honaker
Makayla Ragene Paige Freeman

Samantha Little
Chi Estes

The Inkeeper's Tattoo Parlor


Zach Adams

Jacob Bettker