Now Booking Summer & Fall 2019 Events!

‘Tis the season of shorts (and jorts), beer koozies, & long summer nights at Tattooed Mom!

We’ve got art shows! Drag performances! Pop-up shops! Readings! Workshops! Sticker Swaps! Live podcasts! Comedy revues! Fundraisers! And we also want YOU!

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Do you have an event that’s looking for a home? Are you itching to create something new? Do you want to show off your weird, wonderful, unique ideas? Are you working with creatives and building artistic communities? Do you want to host a fun & fantastic event at Tattooed Mom?!

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Our calendar is now open for 2019 summer & fall events, and we’re looking to work with artists, creators, writers, thespians, filmmakers, performers, activists, and other folks from the vast artistic unknown! Our goal is to foster & produce events that bring artists closer to the local community, while also providing a space for uninhibited expression & creativity!

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Send us an email at [email protected]! Tell us all about your marvelous, stunning & super fun event ideas! We can’t wait to hear from you!

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Note: Unfortunately we cannot accommodate live music or DJs of any kind.

2019 Philly Dyke Ride & Crafting Happy Hour

Join us for the 2019 edition of the Dyke Ride! We welcome fellow dykes, queers, and friends to join us on Sunday May 26th for a group bicycle ride through the neighborhoods of Philadelphia. After the ride, all are welcome to stop by TMOMs for a FREE crafting happy hour with Philly Dyke March organizers, featuring arts & crafts fun and happy hour specials! Join us in our awesome-poster-making from 2-6pm!

This year’s Dyke March is scheduled for Saturday June 8th, and we invite you to come learn more about riding with Dykes on Bikes and pick up an awesome 2019 PDM shirt!

Accessibility info:
Bikes and riders of all types welcome. Bike parking is available in front of Tattooed Mom. Bring a lock if you plan to stay after the ride. There is a 3-inch step up to french doors at the entrance of TMOMs, as well as a step up in the middle of the bar heading back to the bathrooms. The after ride event will take place upstairs and is not wheelchair accessible.

Enjoy this event with half price drafts from 5-7pm and 10-11pm,
half price tater tots from 7pm ’til close,
& FREE Sunday Arts & Crafts all night long!

Join the Facebook Event and invite all your pals!

Philly Queer Bazaar: May 2019

The extraordinary Philly Queer Bazaar is returning to the 2nd floor of TMOMs with several other local queer business owners! Come hang out, shop, support, show your beautiful faces, meet new people, and catch up with old friends!

FREE // UPSTAIRS // 21+

CYBRWRM
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Hearts & Bruises
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Bee Daddy & Sons
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Naturally Queer
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Shell Home
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A G Carol Illustrations
// Instagram //

Nerdy Keppie
// Instagram // Facebook //

Where the Wild Things Yarn
// Facebook //

Bearded Noise
// Instagram // Facebook //

Molly Bee Studio
// Instagram // Twitter // Tumblr // Facebook // Pinterest //

Author Connor Peterson
// Instagram //

Laurel Tree Bindery
// Instagram //

Christine M Creations
// Instagram //

Jewelry Mama Leea
// Instagram // Facebook //

Enjoy this event with TMOM’s full food & drink menu!

Join the Facebook Event and invite all your pals!

Turn Up the Transmission: 2 YRS

Come celebrate 2 years of Trans/Non-Binary Performance Art at Tattooed Mom & be entertained at Turn Up the Trans*mission on Thursday, May 23rd!

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Turn Up the Transmission is a Transgender and/or Non-Binary Live Variety Performance Artist Showcase which features (but is not limited to) : comedy, dance, drag, live-performance, poetry, burlesque, performance art, spoken word, video art and more.

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The Cast:
Beary Tyler Moore
Chief Peach
DJ Delish
Emily Post-Apocalypse
Apple Teeny
Mercury
Monty Caldo
Wyatt Flynn

The Crew:
DJ: Dentana
Stage Pearl: Deej Nutz
Host: deadb0y IX
Producer: deadb0y IX and Turn Up the Transmission

Flyer By: c.dub design

Raffle Prizes:
PASSIONAL Boutique: Three $25 dollar gift cards
A signed copy of Jennifer Booker’s “The New Normal”
And More TBA!

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$5-15 suggested donation, but no one will be turned away for lack of funds!
Doors 7pm // Show 8pm
Get there early to reserve a seat, and grab some dinner from TMOMs’ kitchen (with plentiful vegan options)!
21+ w/ valid ID

Enjoy this event with our Pierogi Thursday specials:
50¢ vegan potato & onion pierogi from noon-10pm
& half off all drafts 5-7pm and 10-11pm

Join the Facebook Event and invite all your pals!

Philly Queer Bazaar: March 2019

The extraordinary Philly Queer Bazaar is returning to the 2nd floor of TMOMs with several other local queer business owners! Come hang out, shop, support, show your beautiful faces, meet new people, and catch up with old friends!

Melissa Stansell with Hempworx
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Bee Daddy
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Naturally Queer
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cybrwrm
// Etsy // Instagram //

Laurel Tree Bindery
// Website // Instagram //  Twitter // Facebook //

Author Peter Dawes/P. W. Davies
// Website // Twitter // Facebook //

Hearts & Bruises
// Etsy //

KHALEELARTT
// Etsy //

Bearded Noise
// Facebook //

Tiny Neenja
// Website // Instagram // Twitter // Facebook //

Melmos Dog Treats
// Website // Instagram //

Bomani Apparel
// Instagram // Facebook //

Apply here to be placed on the mailing list for upcoming events!

Brunch available during this event until 4:30pm!
Hang around after this event for half priced draft 5-7pm and 10-11pm.

Join the Facebook Event and invite all your pals!

You Can’t Kill a Poet // February 2019

You Can’t Kill a Poet is back in 2019 with more queer and/or trans writers sharing their work and their stories. Come cheer them on and enjoy Taco Tuesday specials as we party it up at TMOMs!

Doors 7:30pm // Reading 8pm
Free & 21+

Reader’s List:
Fiorella Flowers
Maggie Mueller
Haidabo
Prakash Mishra
Quinn Rodriguez
Sarah Barasch
Levi Bentley

Enjoy this event with our Taco Tuesday specials:
$1 Tacos
$2.50 Tecate
& half off all drafts 5-7 & 10-11pm

Join the Facebook Event and invite all your pals!

Turn Up The Trans*mission: February 2019

Combining trans* advocacy with live performance, Turn Up the Trans*mission is a variety show with no equal. Including burlesque, drag, live-singing, spoken word, and other performance styles, this varied collection of artists has a purpose. Community building and visibility are two main goals of the show, and as such, all donations to our show go directly to the performers/cast/crew.

Our programming aims to create a space for trans* identified performers to express their art without fear of prejudice. We are here to create awareness and share our experiences to break down barriers of bigotry. Turn Up the Trans*mission has featured local and visiting transgender and/or non-binary and/or gender non-conforming artists, and strives to introduce new performers to their lineup every show.

HITTING THE STAGE:
Areola Grande
Deej Nutz
Eric Jaffe
Evelyn Swift Shuker
Frankie Magnum
Frankie Winter
Krymson Scholar
Little Piece
Mercury

Hosted by: Vyvyan Sassafrass
Sound + stage by: deadb0y IX

$5-15 suggested donation, but no one will be turned away for lack of funds!
Doors 7pm // Show 8pm
Get there early to reserve a seat, and grab some dinner from TMOMs’ kitchen (with plentiful vegan options)!
21+ w/ valid ID

Enjoy this event with our Pierogi Thursday specials:
50¢ vegan potato & onion pierogi from noon-10pm
& half off all drafts 5-7pm and 10-11pm

Join the Facebook Event and invite all your pals!

FUSION: New Year!

It’s the New Year, and FUSION is finally back!

Philly’s wildest variety show for queer empowerment returns to Tattooed Mom on January 14th featuring some of the best of the best of Philly’s underground, including drag, spoken word, and performance art!

No cover, but donations will be collected for the Attic Youth Center.
Doors 8pm // Show 9pm
21+ w/ valid ID

Hosted by Samantha Genesis

Featuring:
Onyx Ondyx
Mercury
Josh Hitchens
Zephyra Rivers
Pretty Girl
Hum’n’bards Theater Troupe
Plexie Glass
deadb0y
Leo Mayari
CJ Higgins
Danté Alexander
Icon Ebony Fierce
Khaki Capri
Rastaboi Punany
And your newly crowned Jenny Henny!

Runway Host: Icon Ebony Fierce

Enjoy this event with our Meatless Mondays specials:
1/2 off our full veggie menu noon-10pm
& half off all drafts 5-7pm and 10-11pm

Join the Facebook Event and invite all your pals!

Turn Up the Trans*mission // November 2018!

Combining trans* advocacy with live performance, Turn Up the Trans*mission is a variety show with no equal. Including burlesque, drag, live-singing, spoken word, and other performance styles, this varied collection of artists has a purpose. Community building and visibility are two main goals of the show, and as such, all donations to this show go directly to the performers/cast/crew.

This programming aims to create a space for trans* identified performers to express their art without fear of prejudice. We are here to create awareness and share our experiences to break down barriers of bigotry. Turn Up the Trans*mission has featured local and visiting transgender and/or non-binary and/or gender non-conforming artists, and strives to introduce new performers to their lineup every show.

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Cast:
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Theydy Bedbug
Stepdad
Sa’Mantha SayTen
moon baby
Mitch “The Wild Thing”
Jeep
Gamma Rae
Babe Ruthless

Host/Producer: Vyvyan Sassafrass
Producer: deadb0y IX
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$5-15 suggested donation, but no one will be turned away for lack of funds!
Doors 7pm // Show 8pm
Get there early to reserve a seat, and grab some dinner from TMOMs’ kitchen (with plentiful vegan options)!
21+ w/ valid ID

Enjoy this event with our Pierogi Thursday specials:
50¢ vegan potato & onion pierogi from noon-10pm
& half off all drafts 5-7pm and 10-11pm

Join the Facebook Event and invite all your pals!

You Can’t Kill A Poet: November 2018

You Can’t Kill A Poet is back & bringing you more readings from queer and/or trans poets and writers! Their last event at Tattooed Mom was their 4 year anniversary celebration, so let’s keep the party going! You will actually laugh & cry while smothering dollar tacos in hot sauce, so join your community in celebrating the voices of queer and trans artists!

Doors 7:30pm // Reading 8pm
Free & 21+

Reader’s List:
Briyana D. Clarel
Dani Patrascu
Sunday Mourning
JuJu Bey
Quinn Rodriguez
Virgo Angel
Ari Temple

Enjoy this event with our Taco Tuesday specials:
$1 Tacos
$2.50 Tecate
& half off all drafts 5-7 & 10-11pm

Join the Facebook Event and invite all your pals!