As the premier festival bringing together the best of music, tattoos, and cars, Travis Barker’s MUSINK, presented by KROQ, returns to the OC Fair & Event Center in Costa Mesa, CA Friday, March 8, Saturday March 9, and Sunday, March 10 for its 12th year. The event will feature hundreds of world-renowned tattoo artists, music performances from top hard rock & punk artists including Suicidal Tendencies, Limp Bizkit, Hatebreed, Sick of it All, Dead Kennedys, TSOL & many more. Plus, a special drum set featuring Travis Barker & friends. Also, Musink will be the return of the Low ‘N’ Slow Car Show (presented by Travis Barker’s Famous Stars and Straps).
Travis Barker’s MUSINK also features daily tattoo contests, a vendor village, and the Miss MUSINK competition (presented by Sullen) at one of the world’s biggest gatherings of elite tattoo artists.
The initial list of participating tattoo artists includes: Jack Rudy, Freddy Negrete, Robert Atkinson, Juan Puente, Nikko Hurtado, Baba, Franco Vescovi, Travelin’ Mick, Norm, Big Sleeps, Grace Neutral, Emily Malice, and Britton McFetridge.
The Low ‘N’ Slow Car Show presented by Famous Stars and Straps 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.
Travis Barker’s MUSINK also features daily tattoo contests and the MISS MUSINK competition (presented by Sullen) at one of the world’s largest gatherings of elite tattoo artists. 2018 was MUSINK’s biggest year ever with over 23,000 in attendance during the 3-day event.
Friday, March 08
3:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Saturday, March 09
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Sunday, March 10
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
No “In’s and Out’s”
This event is all ages
VIP Tickets are for guests 21 and over only due to complimentary alcohol restrictions
This event is rain or shine!
Festival admission tickets start at $29.50 per day (plus fees) *while supplies last.
VIP and Meet and Greet Tickets also available.
This event is all ages.
VIP - 21+ only
Children 10 and under get in free with paid adult admission to general admission festival area. Persons are only permitted into VIP with a paid VIP ticket.
WE HAVE OUR TICKETS, NOW HOW DO WE GET THERE?
Parking is available on-site at the Orange County Fairgrounds for an additional fee.
The Orange County Fair & Event Center is located at:
FROM ORANGE COUNTY
The 405, 5, 91 and 22 Freeways all connect with the south Newport (55) Freeway. Exit Del Mar/Fair Drive, right on Fair Drive.
FROM LOS ANGELES
5 south or 405 south to 55 south, exit Del Mar/Fair Drive, right on Fair Drive, Right on Fairview Road. Parking at Fairview Road and Arlington Drive.
FROM LAX/LONG BEACH
405 south, exit Fairview, right on Fairview, left on Fair Drive, Right on Fairview Road. Parking at Fairview Road and Arlington Drive.
91 west to 55 south, exit Del Mar/Fair Drive, right on Fair Drive, Right on Fairview Road. Parking at Fairview Road and Arlington Drive.
FROM SAN DIEGO
5 north to 405 north to 55 south, exit Del Mar/Fair Drive, right on Fair Drive, Right on Fairview Road. Parking at Fairview Road and Arlington Drive.
* No pets *
THIS IS A “RAIN OR SHINE” EVENT – NO REFUNDS
Minimum Age: General Admission - All ages VIP Tickets - 21 and over
Kid Friendly: Yes
Dog Friendly: No
Wheelchair Access: Yes
ADA Viewing platform: No
All attendees will be searched. This is a clean, safe, family-oriented, tattoo convention & concert. Sheriff’s Department will be present and enforcing rules so everyone can enjoy themselves.
This is an ALL AGES show. A child under 10 will be admitted free of charge with an accompanying a paid adult ticket. When it comes to your children, take an active role. There MAY be subject matter that you deem inappropriate for your child, you MAY deem the music hall to be too loud for your child.
For all information about tickets (issuing, printing or downloading tickets) please email Front Gate Tickets at: email@example.com
Current California tattooing laws prohibit: (1) anyone tattooing minors (under age 18), (2) any minor from getting tattoo. Sheriff’s Department will be present to enforce this law.
Current California piercing laws allow minors (above age 16) to get body piercing with written parental consent. Sheriff’s Department will be present to enforce this law.
There will be a variety of food and beverages available, beer 21+ with ID, and bathrooms.
How long does the event last?
Hours of Operation:
Friday - 3:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday - 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Sunday - 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Will tickets be sold at the door?
Yes, unless the event is sold out. There will be a Day of Show ticket price increase. Don’t forget, if they are available, you can still buy tickets online before you leave the house and print your ticket there which will save you some time at the event.
Does my general admission ticket or VIP get me into the music concert too?
Yes! General admission and VIP tickets will get you access into the Tattoo Convention hall, Car show mid-way, and music concert.
Is there a fee for parking?
Yes. There is parking available on site at the OC fairground for an additional fee.
What should I bring?
A current Photo I.D including your birth date (no photocopies accepted) and no exceptions for entry without this proof that you are 21 or over.
Jacket or Sweater for evening hours if needed.
Please remember there are no IN AND OUT Privileges for this event so come prepared with everything you will need for the day.
What NOT to bring?
Do not bring weapons, glass, pets, alcohol, coolers, professional photo or video recording equipment, Frisbees or other games or any dangerous or illegal items. No tailgating prior to or after the festival is allowed. No refunds will be made.
Please take a look at the list of prohibited items listed on the website below.
*Amnesty boxes will be placed at the front entrance of the venue.
Are infants allowed at the event?
Security has final say on allowed and prohibited items.
Security has final say on allowed and prohibited items.
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