Welcome to Black 13 Tattoo Parlor, Nashville’s source for custom tattooing!  Black 13 features the art of Ryan Thomas, Amanda Leadman, Marty “Riet” McEwen, Jon Ragoe, Jay Quarles, Kirk George, Brad Dozier, and Steve Pearson.  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.

News and Updates

Jon Ragoe Nov 15th scheduling info!

Jon Ragoe - Jon takes a limited number of appointment requests starting at 10am on the 15th of every month. If you’re interested in booking with Jon, fill out the form here and attach any needed references. Since Jon is working his way off an extensive wait list we will only be taking a limited number of appointment requests over the next few months to keep clients from having an extended wait. Once we’ve reached our maximum number of… Read More

THANK YOU! LIVE 2016

THANK YOU! LIVE 2016

We’d like to send a huge thanks to everyone that supported LIVE 2016. We were able to raise just over $15,000 in tattoos and tips alone making this a record year for the 4th annual event. Thanks again for supporting something that means a lot to us!


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Amanda Leadman is Philly bound!

Our sweet Amanda Leadman will be relocating back to Philadelphia in late January 2017. While we’re sad to see her go, we knew we couldn’t hold her down forever and we’re honored to have worked with her for 4 and a half years! The good news? She’ll be back often throughout the year for guest spots!  If you have any existing work that needs to be finished here’s your chance! She’ll no longer be taking on new clients at this… Read More

Info & Directions

Black 13 Tattoo Parlor is located on the street level of Cummins Station, inside in suite 208. Enter through any of the 4 main entrances across the front of the building and we are located on the backside of the building, street level. There is a pay parking lot across the street in addition to parallel parking along 10th Avenue and adjacent streets (the spots immediately in front of Cummins are metered). There are a few surrounding streets that offer free street parking. The cheapest pay lot option is located at the corner of 8th Ave and Demonbreun (127th 8the Ave S).