FMX, BMX, Live Music & Live Performances

In addition to world class tattooing the festival also features a stacked entertainment line up, highlights include live music from Deadbeat, Bleeders & Delete All, FMX & BMX shows, Harley stunt riders, Live performances from Lucky Diamond Rich, Venus Starr, Shosha Tattoo Competitions & much more.

Freestyle Motocross

Three shows each day by Levi Sherwood & Carlos Hanlon in the Favour the Brave Action Sports Arena.

Freestyle BMX

Three shows each day by superstars Jed Mildon, Paul Langlands & the Freestyle Lifestyle team in the Favour the Brave Action Sports Arena.

Lucky Diamond Rich

Lucky Diamond Rich is the world's most tattooed person, he is a performance artist, street & international arts festival performer whose act includes sword swallowing and juggling a variety of items while on a unicycle.

Lucky will perform one show each day on the outdoor stage.


See Shelton Woolright live on the Mad Mex Stage at 7.30pm, bashing the kit to a mash up of some of the best tracks from the last 20 years, from rock to hip-hop to classic club anthems.


NZ's favourite punk rock sons Bleeders are back together! see them live at 5.30pm on the Mad Mex Stage.

Venus Starr

NZ's premiere performer, see Venus Starr & brand new fire act live each day at 2pm on the outdoor stage.

KW Stunts

See Kingi Walters on his Harley stunt bike riding 3 times each day in the Favour the Brave Action Sports Arena

Delete All

4 piece band from Auckland, see them live at 4.30pm on the Mad Mex Stage at 4.30pm on Saturday.

Shosha Tattoo Competition

The Shosha Tattoo Competition is back! 3.40pm on the Mad Mex Stage both days
3.40pm Saturday 23 November
- Shosha Best Realistic Tattoo
- Shosha Best Maori/ Pacific Tattoo
- Shosha Best Back/ Bodysuit Tattoo

3.40pm Sunday 24 November
- Shosha Best Black Tattoo
- Shosha Best Black & Grey Tattoo
- Shosha Best Colour Tattoo
- Shosha Best Small Tattoo

$5 entry fee per category ($ goes to charity), Registrations from 11am to 12pm in the music marquee, pre judging from 1pm in the the same marquee, either fresh tattoos done at the festival or healed tattoos can be entered.