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

Vote for us!

Vote for us!

The annual “Best of Nashville” from The Nashville Scene is taking place and we’d love your vote. We’ve been honored to win best tattoo shop in Nashville for the last five years and we’d love to add another win this year. Thanks for everyones support over the last seven years!

You can vote by clicking here! Best tattoo shop is located under the Goods, Home, and Services category. Voting ends Sept 4th.


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Amanda Leadman 8/15/15 booking requests!

August 15th is quickly approaching! If you’re interested in booking with Amanda please read below.

Starting January 2015 we will be taking a limited number of appointment requests starting at 10am Central time on the 15th of every month. If you’re interested in booking with Amanda, click here, fill out the form and attach any needed references. We will follow up within 5 to 10 days. Once we’ve reached our maximum number of requests for the month the… Read More

Upcoming closings and seven years!

Upcoming closings and seven years!

It’s wild to think that B13 turns seven this week!

I’m beyond thankful for all of our clients throughout the years and the amazing staff that we have. After starting with three artists in 2008 we now have nine amazingly talented artists and an amazing front staff in Lauren and Elle. What we do wouldn’t be possible without them.

I have to say that this is the first year since opening that we haven’t had an anniversary party… 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).