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The Black Tattoo Art & Music Expo (BTAME) is a networking platform showcasing premier tattoo artists, visual artists, performing artists,  and small businesses of color. Using art as the building blocks for change in urban communities, is our driving purpose. The Black Tattoo Art and Music Experience, 501(c)(3) and Detroit's best event coordinators are the creators. BTAME will be held at the Artist Village, Detroit, MI. July 13-14, 2019.

We want to thank you for attending and supporting the 2018 Black Tattoo Art and Music Expo (BTAME). Your participation and generosity helped make BTAME a success.

We appreciate your continued support of this popular urban event that promotes The Arts, positivity and  entrepreneurship. With your help, we can make BTAME the premier urban tattoo, art, and music expo in the region. 

call at 313-288-2871 for more information. 

we also thank our Media partners and coverages:
Pain Magazine, 105.9 KISS- FM, WGPR HOT 107.5-FM, 910- AM, WGODRadio.net & CRB, The Grid, Extraordinary Gentlemen

tattoo artistry

Exclusive showcase of some of Detroit's Most Talented Black Tattoo Artists. This event is open to professional tattoo artists of color and artist who specialize in tattooing people of color.

live performances

Live music, poetry, and comedy performances by Top Emerging artists.


Live Art Performances Booths featuring Visual Artists and Photographers.