Longview: A guide to the Ink Life Tour

Published on Thursday, 14 August 2014 21:34 - Written by Staff Reports

The Ink Life Tour, set today through Sunday in Longview, is a showcase of music and tattoo arts presented by House Of Pain Tattoo Studio in El Paso. Top tattoo artists demonstrate their skills and compete for prizes.

East Texas bands and national acts will take the stage.

 

Where Is It?

Maude Cobb Center, 100 Grand Blvd., Longview

 

When Is It?

Doors open at each day noon today through Sunday.

 

What is the admission fee?

$25 per day or a $40 pass for all weekend.

 

Who are the music headliners?

Molly Hatchet

Originally from Jacksonville, Fla., Molly Hatchet’s debut album was released in 1978. They reached the peak of popularity in the early ’80s with the emergence of Southern Rock.

Lita Ford

Ford first gained attention in the late 1970s as a member of the band The Runaways. Her 2012 album, “Living Like a Runaway,” pays homage to the band. A native of Britain who grew up in Los Angeles, Ford has been hailed as one of the most influential women in rock.

Drowning Pool

Drowning Pool has been around since 2001 and has produced several rock hits including “Feel Like I Do” and “Step Up.”

 

Schedule

Today

Noon: Doors open 12:30 p.m.: Registration for competitions 1 p.m.: Music shows 5 p.m.: Suspension show 6 p.m.: Illusion show  9 p.m.: Award presentations 9:30 p.m.: Headliner Molly Hatchet.

Saturday

Noon: Doors open  12:30 p.m.: Registration for competitions 1 p.m.: Local bands 5 p.m.: Suspension show 6 p.m.: Magic Show  8:30 p.m.: Award presentations 9:30 p.m.: Headliner Lita Ford Sunday

Noon: Doors Open

1:30 p.m.: Registration for competitions. 5:15 p.m.: Headliner Drowning Pool 8:30 p.m.: Awards

 

More information

inklifetour.com