March 3rd, 2012, 10:43 am · · posted by KELLI SKYE FADROSKI, THE ORANGE COUNTY REGISTER
Musink, the annual tattoo convention and music festival, kicked off its fifth year the OC Fair & Event Center on Friday with hundreds of tattoo artists from around the globe tattooing patrons on-site and performances by Guana Batz, the Howlerz and psychobilly trio Tiger Army.
New Found Glory, Yellowcard and Bayside perform on Saturday and Alkaline Trio, Against Me!, Hell or Highwater and the Darlings perform on Sunday. Gates open at noon each day. Tickets are $25 for a general admission one-day; $75 one-day VIP pass. 800-735-3000. Ticketmaster.com or Musink.org.
Photos by Leonard Ortiz, the Orange County Register.
- Musink becomes cultural O.C. staple
- Slideshow: Miss Musink competition Round 3 (Feb. 28)
- Slideshow: Miss Musink competition Round 2 (Feb. 21)
- Slideshow: Miss Musink competition Round 1 (Jan. 31)
- Slideshow: Musink tattoo portraits 2010 and 2011