The 2012 Ink Life Tattoo and Music Festival Tour Kicks Off In Amarillo Texas With Over 100 Top Artists

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Ink Life Tattoo And Music Festival’s 2012 tour kicks off in Amarillo Texas February 17th through the 19th being held at the Amarillo Civic Center.

Because of the amazing turnout we had in 2011 and the tons of emails received asking us to come back, we decided to keep Amarillo on our tour and make it our first stop of 2012! I tell you we love Amarillo and they love us back

This three day mega-event features world-renowned and local tattoo artists tattooing spectators all weekend. In addition to over 100 top tattoo artists coming from all different parts of the world, this event also includes clothing vendors from around the globe, a Battle of the Bands competition with a $2,000 cash prize, LA Ink’s Amy Nicoletto who will be in town early for interviews, an incredible human suspension show by Atzlan Arts, miscellaneous sideshows, pole dancing competition, live tattooing, tattoo contests, and live musical performances by Matt Hole And The Hot Rod Gang.

Ink Life Tour is not your typical tattoo convention as seen in the past. Ink Life Tour is the only tattoo and music festival designed to attract today's mainstream audience of tattoo enthusiasts, unveiling the latest tattoo trends from local and nationally acclaimed talent. Spectators will have the opportunity to get tattooed by some of the best artists from all over the world under one roof!

"Because of the amazing turnout we had in 2011 and the tons of emails received asking us to come back, we decided to keep Amarillo on our tour and make it our first stop of 2012! I tell you we love Amarillo and they love us back" says George Galindo, Ink Life Tour operations manager and owner of the world famous House Of Pain Studios in El Paso, TX. “The 2012 event will be even bigger and better than 2011!”

At the Amarillo event, participating tattoo artists will compete for bragging rights and trophies in over 20 categories. Several national publications will be covering this exciting event and featuring winning artists including, but not limited to, Tattoo Magazine, Inked, and Tattoo Society.

In Amarillo, Ink Life Tour continues its search for undiscovered talent with a Battle of the Bands competition. The winning band receives a $2,000 cash prize and a photo shoot with Inked Photography’s Ernie Bustamante. Enter for your chance to rock the house at the Amarillo Event by emailing a link to your material to entertainment(at)inklifetour(dot)com

The Ink Life Tour includes 2012 tour dates in the following cities:

·    February 17 - 19 - Amarillo, TX at the Amarillo Civic Center
·    March 2 – 4 – Ft. Myers FL at the Harbor Side Event Center
·    April 13 - 15 – Oklahoma City, OK at the Cox Convention Center
·    May 3 - 6 – Kansas City MO. At the Kansas City Convention Center
·    June 15 – 17 Lincoln NE at the Pershing Center
·    July 13 – 15 - El Paso, TX (Texas Tattoo Showdown) El Paso Coliseum
·    August 17 – 19 Longview TX at the Maud Cobb Convention Center
·    More Dates TBA

Tickets for this event can be purchased in advance at all Panhandle Ticket outlets as well as the gate.
To reserve a booth or for sponsorship information, visit us online at inklifetour.com. For more information, please call Ink Life Tour at (866) 935-1822 or e-mail at vendors(at)inklifetour(dot)com.

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