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

Amanda and Jon May 15th scheduling info!

Amanda Leadman - Amanda takes a limited number of appointment requests starting at 10am on the 15th of every month. If you’re interested in booking with Amanda, fill out the form here 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 form will no longer be available to fill out but don’t fear, you can submit the following month on the 15th… Read More

Upcoming events!

Upcoming events!

If you like art, check out the upcoming Art Goes Alternative show at The Rosewall! The show will feature curated skate decks along with customized dog sculptures with art sales going to benefit Tiny But Mighty. Tiny But Mighty celebrates the unbreakable bond between pups and their people while also raising awareness and some much needed funds for animal welfare and rescue groups. We’ll have a handful of Black 13 artists participating in the show and we’d love to see… Read More

Now accepting walk ins on Wednesdays!

Now accepting walk ins on Wednesdays!

No appointment? No problem. We now accept walk ins Monday through Saturday starting at Noon on a first come first served basis. As of February 24th Steve Pearson will be accepting walk ins on Wednesdays. If you’re interested in custom work from Steve Pearson, he will be accepting appointments Monday, Tuesday, Friday and Saturday. Kirk George will be taking on walk ins Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday.

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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).