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June News!

Kasie Nette

June 15, 2024


amanda Merced


Check out some of our resident artist, Amanda's newest designs that she would love to tattoo on you!

Click here to book with Amanda or see more of her work!



Our guest artist, Manodeoro, has some awesome flash she would love to tattoo while she is in town!

Click here to send her a DM on Instagram to book and see some more of her work!

She is booking June 13th through July 3rd!

Killian Moon

Killian will be a guest artist at our studio June 26 - 30th.

Check out some of his work below and click here to read an exclusive interview with Killian about his booking process!

Click here to book with Killian!

fun in the city!

Upcoming festivals and events we are excited about this month!

All Events are Hyperlinked, Click the Blue Headings to See More!

Chicago Pride Parade: One of the largest Pride celebrations in the world, the Chicago Pride Parade marches through the historic Nort halsted neighborhood on the last Sunday of June.

Chicago Pride Fest: Celebrate Pride in the country’s oldest official gay neighborhood at this lively fest, featuring live music, dance queens, local food, and more.

Sundance Institute x Chicago 2024: This new event will feature three days of film screenings and innovative programming, marking the first time the iconic Sundance Institute comes to Chicago.

Chicago House Music Festival and Conference: Hear house music in the city where it was born at this day-long dance music event, held in Millennium Park.

Chicago Gospel Music Festival: This free outdoor concert, celebrating the Chicago-born genre, brings together traditional choirs, contemporary urban gospel artists, and more.

Windy City Hot Dog Fest: Celebrate one of Chicago’s most iconic bites at this annual festival in Portage Park, which will award the local hot dog stand with the best frankfurter.

Craft Brews At Lincoln Park Zoo: Explore one of the oldest zoos in the country with a cold beer in hand during this outdoor tasting event.

Beyond Wonderland: Experience this magical festival in Chicago, where fantastical stages, immersive art, and eclectic electronic music acts come to life.

Maifest in Lincoln Square: Get a taste of German heritage at this annual gathering known for giant beers, traditional foods, and lively bands.

Jazzin’ at the Shedd: This weeknight series features a festival-worthy line-up of Chicago’s top jazz ensembles, along with access to the aquarium, cocktails, and unbeatable city views.

Chicago Blues Festival: One of the city’s most legendary music festivals draws hundreds of thousands of fans and blues icons from all over the country.

Puerto Rican Festival and People’s Parade: Immerse yourself in Puerto Rican culture, including food, music, arts, and more, during this two-day fest and parade in Humboldt Park.

Maxwell Street Market: Browse an eclectic array of handmade crafts, live music, and street food vendors at this long-running Sunday market.

Ribfest Chicago: It’s all about ribs and rock music at this family-friendly North Center street fest, which features two stages, cold beer, and a bourbon/whiskey tasting.

Grant Park Music Festival: This 80-year tradition brings free classical music to Millennium Park all summer long.

James Beard Foundation Awards: These prestigious awards, traditionally hosted at the Lyric Opera, honor the best and brightest of the culinary world.

Tuesdays on the Terrace: The Museum of Contemporary Art offers free live music each week in highlighting artists from Chicago’s internationally renowned jazz community.

Summer Smash Festival: This outdoor multi-stage music festival features some of the biggest names in hip hop and calls itself the biggest party of the summer.

Ravenswood On Tap: Sip your way through Ravenswood, one of Chicago’s top craft beer neighborhoods and home to many small craft producers.

Chicago Dance Month: This month-long celebration of dance brings performances across genres to venues throughout the city.

Old Town Art Fair: A long-standing Old Town staple, this open-air market has been showcasing artists from all mediums for more than 70 years.

Wells Street Art Festival: This juried art fest and sale draws artists from all over the world to the charming Old Town neighborhood.

Flavors of Albany Park: This melting-pot community shows off its culinary diversity, with more than 50 local restaurants participating.

Andersonville Midsommarfest: For more than 50 years, this summer festival has celebrated Andersonville’s Swedish heritage, LGBTQ+ pride, and vibrant local business community.

Do Division Street Fest: This popular neighborhood fest features two live music stages, a variety of local retail and food vendors, and a dedicated family fun area.

Lincoln Park Greek Fest: Greek heritage is on full display at this neighborhood street fest, with authentic food, music, and dancing.

Uptown Art Week: This week-long showcase will feature more than 150 pieces of public art, along with live paintings, interactive art activities, and more.

57th Street Art Fair: The city’s oldest juried art fair, this free event showcases the works of more than 200 artists each year.

Taste of Randolph: The West Loop is a foodie’s dream, and this food fest lets you taste the neighborhood’s best spots.

Logan Square Arts Fest: Held in the heart of Logan Square, this art-focused fest also includes live music and food and drinks.

Chicago Summerdance: Learn to salsa, waltz, swing, and more during these free open-air dance lessons paired with live music in city parks.

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