Anniversary and upcoming closing

We are having our 5 year anniversary party tonight at Mercy Lounge and best of all, its free! Come out and celebrate with us. Doors are at 8pm and the show starts at 9pm. In celebration of our anniversary, we are taking a family vacation and we will be… Read more

B13 5 Year Anniversary and Jimmy Eat World

Black 13 is turning 5 and we want to celebrate with YOU! Join us August 3rd at Mercy Lounge and enjoy a art show along with music from Jeremy Lister, The Wans, La Force, and Riff Raff (AC/DC Tribute). We will have raffles for free tattoo time along with a… Read more

Get to know Ryan Thomas!

Get to know Ryan Thomas Ryan joined the B13 family in 2010 by way of Toledo Ohio. Though he’s been tattooing for 6 years, it’s been a great pleasure to watch him blossom not only into a fine young man, but really develop as a artist over these last… Read more

Toast of Music City

It’s that time again. B13 has been nominated by the Tennessean’s Toast of Music City for best tattoo parlor and we’d appreciate your vote. You can vote once a day and voting ends July 14th. Check out the ballot here. Read more

Get to know Jay Quarles!

Jay was born in the not so far away state of Arkansas and has been a Tennessee resident for 8 years. We’ve been noticing Jay’s work for a while and as of May 2013 we gave in to his precious face and amazing charm and offered him a spot here. While he… Read more

Online Sale!

We have a few shirts on sale and free shipping is also included! These shirts are limited and when they’re gone, they’re all gone! Get yours now! Click HERE! Read more

Get to know Marty “Riet” McEwen!

Our beloved Marty is named after country singer Marty Robbins and grew up just outside of Nashville in LaVergne TN. Marty’s interest in tattooing led him here because he was a fan of Josh Woods illustrated artwork and he ended up apprenticing under Josh… Read more

Have any questions for the B13 crew?

We are featuring a brief Q&A series with each B13 artist throughout the month of June. You’re welcome to ask any of us questions about business, tattooing, art, whatever! Email your questions to us at info @ and we may feature… Read more

A little trip down memory lane

We are quickly approaching our five year anniversary and we can’t believe how fast time flies! As most of you know, we moved into a larger space about a year ago and we recently came across build out photos and decided to share. It’s crazy to see how… Read more

Guest artists and more!

We just updated our calendar today with great artists that will be joining us within the next few months. If you’re interested in booking with them while they’re here, you’re welcome to contact us or the artist directly. We’d like to welcome… Read more