Ink N Iron at the Queen Mary

Ink N Iron Festival 2013

Long Beach was host to its annual tattoo and music festival Ink N Iron at the Queen Mary. Ink N Iron Car ShowA large collection of pinup lifestyle and tattoo enthusiasts converged for the 3-day festival featuring the finest in tattooing, car shows, burlesque and rock n roll.

Upon entrance, the area was packed with various vendors from Gretsch guitars and retro clothing outfitters to artists creating Dia de los Muertos face paint designs and hair stylists providing the beautiful and extreme in hairdos for both men an women – whether you walked in Rockabilly or not, you were provided every opportunity to be transformed and take home a new outfit – and outlook.

Ink N Iron

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An extensive car show featured hot rods, low riders and motorcycles displayed both outside, typically with owners in tow, and inside of a large hall filled with pristine, custom restorations.

On board the ship were arts shows and onsite tattooing with contests to display completed work.

Ink N Iron Art Show and Tattoo Contest

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Multiple stages were set up for continuous live music and most exciting were daily lineups including headliners Sublime With Rome, The Offspring, and Iggy and the Stooges.

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