Tattooed Talent Show


Returning to the Vancouver Tattoo & Culture Show April 24, 2016!
inside Canada Place.

Hosted by Dixie Delight & Co-Produced with ziicka

Stage Assistant and weekend long “TourGuide” Pennie Belle


Premiering in 2015, this fun and friendly competition was birthed by GlassCity Collective to showcase a positive light on tattoo culture and the people supporting it.
The line-up boasts diverse acts such as dancing, singing, humor, and more – all vying for top place and crowd favorite. Prize packs sponsored by amazing brands, artists, and businesses from a wide range of genre & mediums.

Join us again, Sunday April 24, at 1pm to cheer in the crowd.
– or –
Click here for registration to compete & showcase your talent!

PLUS – find art, prints, merch, jewelry, and more at our booth all weekend long!

Find the events on Facebook: Talent Show | Booth

If you would like to sponsor prizes this year, please contact us via

Please welcome Jada (singing), , Nitrous Star (hoop dancing), Pocket Venus (burlesque) Soleil Yehmia (cabaret), Vivianne Oblivian (sword swallowing), AND returning contestants, Nathan St-Arnaud (kendama, 2015 3rd place) plus Mandy & Ben from Port-O-Swing (swing dance, 2015 1st place & crowd fav).

> Click here for competitor bios, links, videos, & more. <

This year’s sponsors include: Bandidas Taqueria | Brutally Beautiful | Dead Kitty | Despayre FX | Hoard | Pennie Belle | Vicborgian Princess

sponsor element botanicalsPrints of Darkness produces each product by hand in small batches with botanicals and essential oils, favoring Canadian and ethically sourced suppliers. We believe that nature provides the perfect elements to nourish and sustain the health of the body’s largest organ, the skin. By keeping it real with our ingredients and never adding anything harmful or synthetic, we are able to provide simple, effective and dare we say delicious handmade body care products, complete with snazzy packaging!

Sponsoring for the 2nd year in a row!

Webpage | Facebook
IG: @elementbotanicals

Prints of Darkness

Prints of Darkness is an East Vancouver based screen printing studio specializing in T-shirt printing.

Sponsoring for the 2nd year in a row!

Webpage | Facebook
IG: @prints_of_darkness




JQ Clothing


Only Great Deals at JQ Clothing!


Sponsoring for the 2nd year in a row!

Webpage | Facebook
IG: @jqclothingltd



Bandidas Taqueria

Bandidas was built by friends and family.  They started with a small budget and limited business experience; their community helped them rebuild the space while giving valuable advice and endless moral support. Bandidas is committed to giving back and making as environmentally low-impact as they can. They use compostable packaging, only serve local beer & wine, and make you bring your own to-go coffee cups, and mor earth freindly efforts!

Sponsoring for the 2nd year in a row!

Webpage | Facebook
IG: @bandidas_taqueria

Despayre FX Photography

Despayre FX will be covering the live event plus donating a photo-package to one of the winners!

Webpage | Facebook
IG: @despayrefx






Dead Kittie,  Art by Megz Majewski


Dead Kittie – The art of Megz Majewski paints the odd and twisted things that she finds beautiful.

Find her art at our booth all weekend!

Webpage | Facebook
IG: @deadkittie





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Brutally Beautiful

Brutally Beautiful is somewhere in the dust and decay of life’s forgotten travelers artist Amanda Bullick sees a beauty that inspires creation.

Find their booth inside the Van Tattoo Show!

Webpage | Facebook
IG: @brutalbeauties




Liquid Amber Tattoo

Liquid Amber Tattoo is a female owned and female operated studio located in the heart of Gastown. This sought-after group of exceptional artists specializes in custom work. Liquid Amber is health board approved and adheres to the highest level of cleanliness and professionalism. An open concept design coupled with exposed brick lends to a boutique style vibe and friendly atmosphere.


Webpage | Facebook
IG: @liquidambertattoo

sponsor birthmark tattoosMayo Landicho stands among his peers as a world-class tattoo artist. With more than a decade of experience, Mayo’s original designs and beautifully rendered interpretations have graced the bodies of artists, celebrities, sports figures, teachers and other celebrated tattoo artists locally and throughout the world. His reputation as a fine artist has grown to include membership in the elite and internationally renowned Dimasalang III group while his charisma as a performer has garnered praise as an upcoming musician.
Situated in a private fully licensed studio on Main street, Birthmark Tattoos is what most people refer to as: “Vancouver’s BEST Kept Secret” and is the final destination for some of Vancouver’s top name clients. It is a place where stories unfold and become inspiration for new art, new tattoos, new memories.

Webpage | Facebook

peircing king

Operating since 2007, Piercing King is a local company, committed to providing high quality body jewellery to Canadian customers at reasonable price.  We have the largest in-stock selection of body jewellery in Canada, check out all of their plugs, belly rings, septum clickers and more on the website.

Find their booth inside the Van Tattoo Show!

Webpage | Facebook

Tubuloids Promo Photo

The Tubuloids is what you call a tsunami surfpunk band hailing from Vancouver. Orchestrating old time and recent surfrock covers, and originals with a real punch. If you ever show up to a Tubuloids gig you’ll know what they mean.

Webpage | Facebook
sponsor stormcrow alehouse

The Storm Crow Ale House is the new location from Vancouver’s hottest nerd bar. Breakfast, Brunch, Burgers, Sandwiches and Vegan!

Webpage | Facebook




sponsor sugar skullSugar Skull Studio  is a boutique hair and (RMT) massage studio in the heart of Gastown, Vancouver. They feature  feature local, rotating artists featured in as well as beautiful jewelry lines. You don’t want to miss any of their grassroots art shows, ARTROOTS that happen every few months!





Sponsor F as in FrankF as in Frank is a vintage clothing shop located in Vancouver. 2425 Main st. Specializing in 80s and 90s vintage , reworked vintage and everything in between.

Webpage | Facebook




sponsor fortune



sponsor boo la laLife’s More Fun In Costume! Over 10,000 costumes to choose from in Boo La La‘s extensive collection. Rent a look or buy to own. From fairy tales to funky town!

Webpage | Facebook


sponsor EVP

Nostalgic Badass hairstyles and attitude adjustment. For every preening peacock and punk rocker, come see the ladies of East Vanity Parlor and put your head in their hands!

Webpage | Facebook




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