Nashville Tattoo Artists

Most Popular Tattoo Styles

American Traditional, Biomechanical, Celtic, Cover Up, Japanese, New School, Photo Realism, Polynesian, Portrait, Watercolor, Script, Floral, Geometric, Black & Grey, 3D, Black & White, Tribal, Animal, Mandala, White Ink, Sacred Geometry, Trash Polka, Vegan

Here are some of the best Nashville tattoo artists and shops according to our research. If you think we should add anyone to the list or if you see anything that should be edited, contact us by clicking here

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Chipper Harbin

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Ben Ritchie

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Kelsey Overbey

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Alice Clark

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Daniel Evers

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James Robinson

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Levi Phillips

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Jonny Lashley

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Justin Gill

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Hayden Combs

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Courtney O’Shea

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Abel Deida

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Blake Owens

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Safe House Tattoo

Address: 1200 Clinton St Ste 40, Nashville, TN 37203

Phone: (615) 866-9810

Tattoo Profile: Embracing community through art.

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Kustom Thrills Tattoo

Address: 1000 Main Street #107, Nashville, TN 37206

Phone: (615) 226-3009

Tattoo Profile: Kustom Thrills Tattoo in East Nashville features full tattoo and creative services in a clean, sterile environment.

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Titan Tattoo

Address: 2720 Old Lebanon Rd Ste 109, Nashville, TN 37214

Phone: (615) 873-1098

Tattoo Profile: Titan Tattoo is an artist-owned and operated tattoo and piercing studio. Our artists are always friendly and always ready to consult with you, design your tattoo and help you get started on the work of art you dreamed of for years! Big or small, we do it all with integrity.

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Black 13 Tattoo Parlor

Address: 209 10th Ave S, Nashville, TN 37203

Phone: (615) 750-3741

Tattoo Profile: Established in 2008, Black 13 Tattoo Parlor is located in Nashville Tennessee’s historic Cummins Station and offers a clean, comfortable upscale environment with the finest artistry and customer experience.

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Victory Tattoo

Address: 4808 Charlotte Ave, Nashville, TN 37209

Phone: (615) 678-6803

Tattoo Profile: Victory Tattoo is West Nashville’s premier tattoo shop. Victory Tattoo is a clean, sterile, comfortable environment boasting an impressive line up of some of Nashville’s best tattooers.

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Alchemy Nashville

Address: 1004 Fatherland St Ste 202, Nashville, TN 37206

Phone: (615) 618-6335

Tattoo Profile: Tai Orten is proud to present Alchemy Nashville: a private tattoo studio located in East Nashville. Alchemy operates by appointment only and provides a comfortable and highly focused artistic atmosphere offering custom tattooing, medical tattooing, and permanent cosmetics.

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Gold Club Electric Tattoo

Address: 1008 C Woodland St, Nashville, TN 37206

Phone: (615) 835-3923

Tattoo Profile: We specialize In all forms of tattooing. Bright and bold traditional tattoos, vibrant new school, smooth and defined black and grey, precision script work, life like color realism, and the art of the cover up.

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Lone Wolf Tattoo

Address: 3445 Lebanon Pike, Hermitage, TN 37076

Phone: (615) 321-3111

Tattoo Profile: Established 1993 by Ben Dixon. Lone Wolf has two Nashville area locations. Hermitage and Franklin, TN.

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Flash City Tattoo

Address: 2204 Elliston Pl, Nashville, TN 37203

Phone: (615) 320-9055

Tattoo Profile: Flash City Tattoo has been supplying Nashville with high quality tattoos of every style since September 2012.

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Golden Yeti Art Collective

Address: 202 5th Ave N Suite C, Franklin, Tennessee 37064

Phone: (615) 614-3830

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Electric Hand Tattoo

Address: 913 Gallatin Avenue, Nashville, TN 37206

Phone: (615) 678-7289

Tattoo Profile: Exciting custom tattooing in a comfortable clean and boutique environment.

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Nashville, Tennessee has a rich tattoo history. Featuring shops such as Kustom Thrills Tattoo, Black 13 Tattoo Parlor, Music City Tattoo, Electric Hand Tattoo, and Flash City Tattoo, Nashville is a great destination if you’re looking for some new ink. With a population of around 610,000, there are lots of potential customers for the parlors in town. Yelp currently lists 27 different shops when searching for “tattoo” in Nashville. Google Places lists 130 different tattoo shops in the Nashville area, which shows how competitive the city truly is. When doing research for your artist, we suggest not paying too much attention to price because quality is much more important when you’re going to be living with the artwork for the rest of your life.

Nashville is a great city and there are a lot of things you should know about it whether you’ve been there before or not. Nashville is more than their moniker of Music City. Nashville is much more than just a city for music. Nashville is a foodie destination, a great place to learn about history and a leading healthcare provider. You can’t find another city in the world that has a life sized replica of The Parthenon and it sits in a city park. Below is a list of things you should know about Nashville.

1) The city of Nashville its name after a man named Francis Nash. He was killed during the American Revolution and was one of the few Patriot generals who died in that war. Fort Nashborough was the landing spot for one of the first pioneers in the area and her name was Rachel Donelson. Donelson ended up marrying Andrew Jackson who soon became the President of the United States.

2) Nashville was the retirement location for General William Driver in 1837. His home was the location for “Old Glory”, which was a flag that he would raise every morning. He ended up sewing the flag into a coverlet after news of secession started to spread. In 1862, Union troops took Nashville and General Driver went out and took that flag out of the coverlet and ran it back up the flag pole in front of General William Nelson. That regiment took “Old Glory” and used it at the capital building and announced that it would be their new motto.

3) Fought in December of 1864, the Battle of Nashville was credited by historians as one of the greatest tactical wins for the Union Army during the American Civil War. The Confederacy’s largest army at the time was named the Army of Tennessee and 50,000 Union soldiers defended their turf and sent the Confederates packing and back to the Mississippi River.

4) If you are interested in Egyptian Revival architecture in America, the Downtown Presbyterian Church is one of the few examples you can see and it was constructed in 1851.

5) The musical reputation that is had by Nashville all started with an all-black acapella group named the Jubilee Singers of Fisk University. In order to raise money for their university, the Jubilee Singers toured the nation in the 1870’s. Their recording of “Swing Low Sweet Chariot” in 1909 was one of the first songs to be inducted into the National Recording Registry and it happened in 2002.

6) Joel Owsley Cheek, a salesman in 1892, had his own coffee blend that he roasted to perfection in his mother’s home. Cheek convinced the Maxwell House hotel’s food buyer to offer his coffee blend to the people staying at this prestigious hotel. Everyone loved the coffee and it was so good, in fact, that the manager of the hotel let Cheek sell his coffee there on the grounds that it was sold under the name of Maxwell House. It was so good that President Theodore Roosevelt said it was “Good to the last drop” in 1907 and the motto stuck with the coffee ever since.

7) The Standard Candy Company invented their famous Goo Goo Cluster in 1912. It was a candy bar filled with marshmallow, peanuts, caramel and nougat. This candy bar is still a favorite in the South and specifically in the Nashville area. It was the first candy bar to had more than two ingredients combined.

8) The United States’ longest running radio show was named The Grand Ole Opry and it was founded in 1925 under the name of the WSM Barn Dance. This show was played on the WSM radio station (WSM stood for “We Shed Millions” after their sponsors slogan) and its main feature was a man that went by the name of Uncle Jimmy Thompson and he played the fiddle like no one’s business. The name Grand Ole Opry came from George Hay. Two years after the show started, Hay had a famous line and it was summed up as saying that most of the music that people had been listening to game from classics and the grand opera so they were going to present their own Grand Ole Opry.

9) Nashville is well known for their Printers Alley and during prohibition, Printers Alley was home to many bars that were “secret”. It was the worst kept secret of the time but it was a vibrant bar scene nonetheless. Many of the bars continued to stay open after prohibition ended and you can even visit some of those bars today.

10) The nickname of Music City was first said in 1950 by David Cobb who was an announcer for WSM.

11) In 1941, WSM was the first FM radio station to get a license. Most of the listeners didn’t know that the show had moved to FM and probably wouldn’t have known. However, once they found out about it, they could immediately tell the difference in the quality of the sound.

12) African American college students engaged in a number of sit-ins at restaurants and stores in downtown Nashville during the period between February and May of 1960. While this wasn’t the first example of similar sit-ins in the United States, it was probably the most successful as it lead to Nashville desegregating public establishments and becoming the first city in the South to do so.

13) For a little info on a famous celebrity, Oprah Winfrey spend a part of her life in Nashville. Her father lived in Nashville and at the age of 19, Oprah became the first African American female news anchor by taking a job at WTFV-TV.

There are plenty of reasons to come to Nashville and these fun facts below are only a small bit of what makes Nashville so special. In order to find out how much fun it is, you will have to pack up the family and come see for yourself. Between the culture and the history of the city, you and your family will have a wonderful time.

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