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Tattoo Slang Terms

Blog By M. Mitera Hanging around at the Live Free Or Die Tattoo Expo is sure to be an informative experience for anyone who does not work in the body modification industry. With so many artists in one place, there's a lot of terminology that gets tossed around that...

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LFOD Artist Outlines

In the past, we have been fairly lax with certain rules at the Live Free Or Die Tattoo Expo. We want to make sure that everyone attending has a great time, whether they are an artist, a vendor or a guest. Unfortunately, it has come to our attention that some...

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#lfod19 Artist/Vendor Promotion

Blog By M. Mitera With this year's tattoo expo fast approaching, we have a lot of work to do! One of our main focuses as of lately is promoting our expo on social media. We put a lot of faith in the power of Facebook and Instagram these last few months. We've really...

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#lfod19 Pre-Sale Tickets

Blog By M. Mitera The last Live Free Or Die Tattoo Expo was awesome! We had such a great time in 2018 and we just want to thank everyone again for coming out, spending time at the expo, getting tattooed, and just having a good time! It's so great that after all these...

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Thank You For #lfod18

Blog By M. Mitera Another expo has come and gone. It always seems to get here so fast and it's over just as quickly. It's such an eventful weekend and we are so happy that we have so many amazing clients to share it with! It's a lot of hard work putting on such a...

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#lfod18 Featured Artist: Mike Gibson

Blog By M. Mitera Less than a week left until the big weekend! We are so excited to see everyone and get some awesome tattoos done! There are so many artists and vendors that will be coming this year, it's sure to be a blast! Artists are getting booked up, though, so...

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#lfod18 Feature: Manchester Animal Shelter

Blog By M. Mitera Let's face it; animals are pretty awesome! They're cute, friendly, and love you (as long as you give them food). What's not to adore about them? Those of us that work at LFOD care a whole bunch about animals... So much so that every year at the...

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#lfod18 Live Tattooing & Piercing

Blog By M. Mitera If you've been keeping up with us, you'll know that the annual Live Free Or Die Tattoo Expo is right around the corner! With so much in preparation, we wanted to take a minute to remind everyone of some of the things that happen at LFOD... Namely,...

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#lfod18 Contests

Blog By M. Mitera We're only two weeks away from the Live Free Or Die Tattoo Expo! Everything is falling in to place as we prepare for the biggest tattoo event in New Hampshire of the year. If you've been on the internet lately, you've probably seen our ads for our...

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#lfod18 Featured Artist: David Chea

Blog By M. Mitera There are only a few weeks left before the expo! With so little time left, the artists are working hard to bring together their projects for this epic weekend! Everyone has been so busy, it's been hard to track down our featured artists for some...

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#lfod Featured Artist: Bill Rhine

Blog By M. Mitera Realism is a hard style of tattoo to tackle. There are a lot of elements to a realistic piece and there are many places to make a mistake. That's why when it comes to realism tattoos, you find yourself an artist that is incredibly skilled in it! Bill...

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#lfod2018 Featured Artist: Paul Teves

Blog By M. Mitera We're getting even closer to expo weekend! Our featured artists have been working hard to put together their artist interviews so attending clients know a little bit more about the artists they're sitting with. This time around, we got a chance to...

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#lfod18 Featured Artist: Liz Miller

Blog By M. Mitera It's always awesome when a resident of New Hampshire returns to visit after they've moved away. That's how we feel about visiting artist Liz Miller anyway! She's a talented tattoo artist from the New England area that moved out to California and is...

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#lfod18 Featured Artist: Ryan Thomas

Blog By M. Mitera A little more than a month left to go before the big weekend! Artists are getting their drawings in order and clients are getting their ideas sorted. Even though everyone is so busy, Ryan Thomas still had time to answer our Featured Artist...

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#lfod18 Featured Artist: Erik Jones

Blog By M. Mitera Next month is the expo and everyone is excited for #lfod18! Erik Jones is one of the featured artists this year and we had the chance to get him to answer some questions for us about his experience at the expo last year. Erik works at Sacred Fire...

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#lfod18 Featured Artist: Cy Sterling

Blog By M. Mitera With the expo only a month away now, we are really gearing up to get everything situated! Things are starting to fall in to place and we've got a few interviews with our featured artists that we'd like to share with you! We've already interviewed...

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#lfod18 Featured Artist: Raymond Roberge

Blog By M. Mitera It's almost time! The expo is drawing closer and our featured artists have been working hard to put together some answers to some commonly asked questions! Our featured artists this year are from all over the United States, some hailing from right...

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Booking A Room For #lfod18

Blog By M. Mitera It is almost that time. We have reached expo season! Now is when artists from all over the country start to get ready for the end of July, preparing their appointments and ideas for the convention. Clients are booking hotel rooms for the weekend,...

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The Olde City Sideshow Returns to #LFOD18

Blog By M. Mitera There is a lot going on at the Live Free Or Die Tattoo Expo! So many artists show up to showcase their art, there are contests, jewelers and so much more. This year is going to be extra awesome because The Olde City Sideshow is returning to the expo...

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The Suspension Show

Blog By M. Mitera Spending time at the Live Free Or Die Tattoo Expo, you're sure to see a lot of interesting things. There's beautiful tattoos, gorgeous jewelry, interesting piercings, and of course, the events. The most eye catching of these events has to be the...

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What Goes On At The LFOD Expo

Blog By M. Mitera At the Live Free Or Die Tattoo Expo, there is not just tattooing and piercing. There is a ton of other events that happen in addition to those that have to do with body art. If you need more convincing as to why you should attend this awesome event,...

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#LFOD18

Blog By M. Mitera New Hampshire is not really that well known for it's body modification industry. Most people think that our lives up here primarily revolve around cows and farming. Of course those of us who live here know that that is not the full story. A great...

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LYLE TUTTLE: THE LIVING TATTOO LEGEND

LYLE TUTTLE: THE LIVING TATTOO LEGEND Speaking with Lyle Tuttle is like going backwards in time to a simpler place where only sailors and outlaws had tattoos. Tattoos were not always accepted or even trendy like they are today. Lyle started tattooing in 1949 in San...

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Adam RealMan Of Coney Island Sideshow

ADAM REALMAN “THE PREMIER VARIETY ENTERTAINER" The Live Free or Die Tattoo Expo is going on its 11th year in 2017! For the past 5 years, The Coney Island Sideshow has come to New Hampshire to perform at the expo and they are making another appearance this year. I had...

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Lyle #LFOD16

LYLE TUTTLE ON #LFOD16 "Another great show and they get better and better each year. Jon is the prime mover and has put together a great staff to put his ideas into action. I always like being a part of Live Free or Die." LT Email from Lyle Tuttle August 6, 2016

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