Travis Barker’s MUSINK Returns For 3-Day Music Festival, Tattoo Convention, & Car Show

Travis Barker’s MUSINK returns as the premier festival bringing together the best of music, tattoos, and cars. Presented by KROQ, MUSINK returns for its 11th year to the OC Fair & Event Center in Costa Mesa, CA. It will be held on Friday, March 16 through Sunday, March 18, 2018.


The event will feature hundreds of world renowned tattoo artists and music performances from top rock, punk and hip hop artists. Artists include blink-182, Descendents, Lil Yachty, Good Charlotte, Machine Gun Kelly, Fear and more. In addition, there will be the Low ‘N’ Slow Car Show presented by Travis Barker’s Famous Stars and Straps.

The Low ‘N’ Slow Car Show returns to MUSINK and will feature the best selection of custom rides, American classics and lowriders in Southern California on display, all handpicked by Travis Barker himself.

All in all, Travis Barker’s MUSINK will feature daily tattoo contests, a vendor village, and the Miss MUSINK competition at one of the world’s biggest gatherings of elite tattoo artists.

Words from Travis Barker & the Artists

“Every year we have more and more fun and this year I am excited to announce blink-182, The Descendents, Lil Yachty, MGK and more. Super stoked for all the fans to come out for a great time of music, cars, and tattoos.” – Travis Barker

“We are excited to come back and play the festival that brought us together,”  blink-182 stated. Their 2015 MUSINK performance was one of the first with the band’s current lineup.

Big Gus, acclaimed tattoo artist and co-star of Spike TV’s Tattoo Nightmares, stated, “When it comes to SoCal shows, nothing beats music and ink like the MUSINK fest! Hands down best in Cali.”


The initial list of participating tattoo artists includes Jack Rudy, Robert Atkinson, Black Anchor Collective, Franco Vescovi, Baba, True Tattoo, Small Paul, Eddie Tana, Boog Star, Corey Miller, Britton McFetridge, Spotlight Tattoo, Bob Tyrrell, Big Gus, Elm St. Tattoo, Goethe, Gypsy Rose, Alex Strangler, Karen Costleigh, and Christine Barnum, with many more to be announced.

The music festival lineup can be seen below.

Travis Barker's MUSINK music festival, tattoo convention, car show


Tickets go on sale Friday, January 26th @ 10:00 AM PT. Buy your tickets here.

All ages are welcome at MUSINK. Kids 7 years old and under get in for free!

2017 Reviews

MUSINK 2017 had over 20,000 in attendance and received outstanding reviews from the media.

“Music, ink, and cars are the trifecta of epic, and it is also MUSINK in a nutshell.” –

“The event has emerged as the largest tattoo and music festival in the nation.” –

For more information, follow MUSINK socials.

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FestPop Staff Writer, Katherine Bennett

FestPop Staff Writer, Katherine Bennett


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