7th Annual MUSINK Tattoo and Music Festival Proves Successful

MUSINKThis past weekend concluded the the 7th year of the MUSINK Tattoo and Music Festival at the Orange County Fair and Events Center in Costa Mesa, CA.

Thousands attended the three days festival that also included amazing musical acts such as headliners punk rock legends The Descendents, rapper Tech N9ne, punk group Transplants (featuring Tim Armstrong from Rancid and Travis Barker of Blink-182) and hardcore pioneers the Gorilla Biscuits.

Each year, thousands of fans from across the country and around the world flock to Orange County for the annual celebration of tattoo and music culture.  Set in the Southern California hotbed for tattoos and punk rock, MUSINK is consistently one of the regions biggest and most successful festivals with memorable past performances from bands like Bad Religion, Pennywise, Tiger Army, Alkaline Trio, Against Me!, New Found Glory, Suicidal Tendencies, Thrice, The Used, The Cult, NOFX, Danzig and Rev. Horton Heat among others.

Across from the stage in the hall next door fans will find hundreds of world class tattoo artists and tattoo shops, like Jack Rudy, Tokyo Hiro, Spotlight Tattoo, Shamrock Social Club and Under The Gun Tattoo Co. who will be on hand showcasing the best skills in the business.

Below our host Melissa Howland talked to a few of the tattoo artist and a brief video overview of the tattoo festival show floor. You can also see underneath the video a gallery of photo’s of performance’s by The Vandals, The Descendents and Transplants.

M.U.S.E. at 2014 MUSINK Tattoo and Music Festival:

Gallery: The Vandal, The Decendents and Transplants from MUSINK. 

(Photo’s by Rob Meyers and Michael Sandoval)

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Michael Sandoval

Michael created MUSE/MUSE TV after a career in professional sports and journalism. Born and raised in Los Angeles, California. He attended Don Bosco Technical Institute in which he studied Electronics and Computer Science and California State University, Fullerton in which he graduated with a degree from the College of Communication in Journalism. He is a big Foo Fighters fan, loves Star Wars and loves photography. Member of the Los Angeles Online Film Critics Society.

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