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



LIVE \‘liv\ v: To pursue a positive, satisfying existence; to enjoy life.

We’re gearing up for our 4th annual LIVE event on Saturday Nov 5th from Noon to 9pm. We’ll be doing pre-designed tattoos at flat rates and 100% of the proceeds will go to the Steve Martin trust to benefit his children. Steve was with us for 8 years before passing away unexpectedly in May. Steve meant so much to us as family, friends, and coworkers and we’d like… Read More

B13 welcomes artist Nathan Fisher!

B13 welcomes artist Nathan Fisher!

We’re happy to announce the addition of artist Nathan Fisher. Nathan will be working along side Kirk George on a first come first served basis starting at Noon, first come first served, Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday.

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Jon Ragoe Sept 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

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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).