River City Tattoo at the Greater Richmond Convention Center October 11-13, 2024

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River City Tattoo Company will be offering tattoos and piercings at Nightmare Weekend Richmond on Friday, October 11, Saturday, October 12, and Sunday, October 13. 

River City Tattoo Company is Virginia’s premiere tattoo and piercing studio. Established in 2002 by master Piercer Jessica Simmons. RCT has always been on the forefront of the industry in standards of quality and cleanliness. Simmons was appointed by the Governor of Virginia to the Board for Barber’s and Cosmetology as the state representative for the tattooing and body piercing industry and now serves as an instructor for the Red Cross.

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Greater Richmond Convention Center 
403 N. Third St
Richmond, VA 23219​​

Appearing in Richmond: 

  • Friday, Saturday & Sunday 
Tattoo Artists & Piercers
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Jessica Simmons

Jessica Simmons is the Master Piercer and owner of River City Tattoo Company in Richmond Virginia, established in 2002, where she heads the piercing apprenticeship program. Jessica has been a guest piercer nationwide for 30 years and helped write the piercing guidelines for DPOR and the state of Virginia.

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Jaime Escanellas

Jaime Escanellas excels in creating bold, timeless Japanese, and American Traditional tattoos. His expertise extends from fierce dragons and hannyas to classic roses and panthers.

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Stephen Horsley

Stephen Horsley is a father, artist, and tattooer based in Richmond, VA. He specializes in creating diverse tattoo styles at his home shop, and travels to conventions to expand his artistic horizons, enjoying a particular focus on stylized black and grey tattoos, from neo-traditional to realism and finer line designs.

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Stephen Reaves

Stephen Reaves is passionate about the art of tattooing, with a particular fondness for the timeless styles of American traditional and traditional Japanese tattoos. He excels in black and grey work, showcasing versatility in his craft. From captivating cartoons to dynamic comics, Stephen welcomes the opportunity to bring diverse ideas to life through his unique and skilled approach to tattooing.

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Morgan Strong

Morgan Strong is an artist originally from Los Angeles, CA and residing in Richmond, VA. Morgan began his piercing career in 2008 and is excited to bring his 15 years of experience to the convention floor.

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Dan Dings

Tattooer with 7 years experience, specializing in traditional tattoos and traditional tattoo accessories.

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Scott Calcaterra

I’m Scott Calcaterra! I have been tattooing for quite some time and have been tattooing in Richmond since 99! I am owner/operator of True Tattoo and have an amazing working relationship with RCT. We aren’t competitors, we’re friends that look out for each other! I enjoy tattooing large scale Japanese and American traditional when I’m working at home. I have participated in close to or over 100 tattoo conventions and while traveling enjoy making fun small tattoos! My personal life… I have a teenage son and 4 dogs. I collect old 80’s bmx bikes. That’s me!!

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Stephanie Manning

Hey everyone! My name is Steph, I do bold and bright tattoos. Anything horror related I’m all about tattooing. On the contrary, I also love tattooing anything whimsical and cute. I’m always down to work on anything though! Feel free to DM me on Instagram to set up a time to meet with me at the convention! Send over your ideas, looking forward to meeting with you all!

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Adam Phillips

I’ve been Tattooing since 2005. My focus is on traditional tattoos. I also do fancy lettering and am a cover up specialist. I love to tattoo just about anything on anyone.

Piercing Menu

Basic Titanium Jewelry Included
Ask Your Piercer About Upgrade Options

EAR

ProductPrice
Anti-Tragus$60.00
Daith$60.00
Conch$60.00
Earlobe / Single$30.00
Earlobe / Both$60.00
Flat$60.00
Forward Helix$60.00
Helix$60.00
Industrial$70.00
Orbital$70.00
Rook$70.00
Snug$70.00

FACE

ProductPrice
Ashley$70.00
Bridge$80.00
Eyebrow / Single$60.00
Eyebrow / Both$120.00
Frenulum$80.00
Lip$60.00
Monroe$60.00
Nostril / Single$60.00
Nostril / Both$120.00
Philtrum$80.00
Septum$70.00
Smiley$70.00
Tongue$80.00
Vertical Philtrum$80.00

BODY

ProductPrice
Navel$60.00
Nipple / Single$60.00
Nipple / Both$120.00

OTHER

ProductPrice
Jewelry Insertion$10.00
Tapering$20.00
Piercing Removal$10.00
Topical Lidocaine$25.00
Oral Anesthetic$25.00

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