NASHVILLE, Tenn. - A festival dedicated to Ink and Iron gets underway in Nashville Thursday at Bicentennial Mall.
There will be five stages full of music and entertainment, cabaret dancers, vaudeville acts and aerial dancers.
Plus, to beat the heat there will be the largest air conditioned big top tent to ever be built in Music City.
Country music legend Merle Haggard is scheduled to perform Thursday and 280 tattoo artists from around the globe will also be performing their craft at Municipal Auditorium.
The Ink and Iron festival begins Thursday and lasts until Sunday. For ticket information click here.