We’ve got some amazing artists coming through Red Rocket NYC in the next few months. See below for artists visiting in April and May. If you’re interested in setting up an appointment to get tattooed by any of these artists, please email with the name of the tattooer you are interested in getting tattooed by and a detailed description of what you’d like to get. We’ve got more guest spots lined up for this summer, too, so check back for information about visits from Adrian Dominic, Laura Marshall, Wendy Pham, and Matthew Gordon.


Myra Brodsky (The Decay Parlour, Berlin, Germany): April 14–19


David Chaston (Cape Electric Tattoo, Cape Town, South Africa): May 2–5


Erin Chance (Ghost Print Gallery, Richmond, Virginia): May 6–10


Schumitz (Hardcore Ink, Kassel, Germany): May 13–17




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We are sorry to announce that Kyle Sajban will be leaving Red Rocket Tattoo at the end of this month, when he will be moving to Buffalo, NY. If you have unfinished work by him please give us a call at 212-736-3001, or stop by the shop if you’d like to schedule an appointment to get a new piece before he goes. If you’re in the Buffalo area and want to arrange to get tattooed after Apri l1st, please contact Hand of Doom Tattoo. Otherwise, Kyle will back to visit from time to time—check back here, on Facebook, or on instagram (@redrockettattoo) for details on guest spots by Kyle and other artists!

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Holiday Hours

Red Rocket Tattoo will be closed December 24-26, December 31 and January 1.  We will be open regular business hours (Mon-Sat 12-8 and Sun 12-6) on all other days. Thanks and happy holidays!

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Guest Artist: Javier Rivera, November 5-8

We’re very happy to have Javier Rivera working with us at Red Rocket November 5-8. He’s got some amazing drawings up for grabs; if you’re interested in any of these designs or in a custom piece, email for appointments!

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Guest Artist NIL September 5–6 and 11–12

Our friend Nil from Palma de Mallorca, Spain will be joining us for a few days this month. For appointments or information email us at  To see more, have a look at Hollow Gallery Tattoo. 



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Guest Artist MARCUS KUHN September 2–18

Marcus Kuhn will be spending the first half of September with us at Red Rocket Tattoo. He’ll be at the shop August 31 – September 25 and has a few spaces available. Check out more of his work at Just Good Tattoos and take a look at his great video series on tattooing at Gypsy Gentleman. For info on getting tattooed email him at


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Guest Artist Jason Schroder Aug. 23-28

Our long time friend and recurring guest Jason Schroder will be back with us doing tattoos and selling machines August 23-28. See more of his work at Incognito Tattoo and shoot us an email for more info at

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Guest Artist BLAISE

Our friend Blaise from Checker Demon Tattoo in Stuttgart Germany will be back with us next week August 13-17. This will be his last week before he heads back home. Email us at the shop at to set something up.

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Saying farewell to our Long Island location

Red Rocket Long Island  is sorry to say that after 5 years of being part of the Levittown community they will be closing their doors for good August 22. They’ve been through trials and tribulations with that location and are extremely grateful for the support of their community, clients and friends. Although they are closing their doors we will keep you updated with the locations you can find our hardworking artists as they move onto their future endeavors. For more information on their whereabouts please check back here or contact the Long Island shop at 516-513-1505. Thank you all for your support of our extended family at the Long Island shop.

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Closed July 30

The shop will be closed Tuesday, July 30th. We will be open as usual on Wednesday the 31st at 12pm. See you then!

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