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Celebrating our 10th Anniversary!

NEXT:  June 15th, 2024

SAILOR  JERRY

and

CHINATOWN

Together Again

MUSIC

TATTOOS

CULTURE

ART

HISTORY

GOOD TIMES

​Held Every
June

Oahu, Hawaii
Chinatown

 

THE ANNUAL SAILOR JERRY FESTIVAL:

Honoring Norman Keith Collins

a.k.a.  SAILOR JERRY

Featuring Sailor Jerry influenced art,
live music, DJ's, burlesque, comedy,
tattoo specials, a fashion show,

a pinup pageant, local area tours,

drink specials, good times, and more!
 

The music tends to be a mix of genres:
rock, reggae, punk, island, acoustic,
metal, pop, folk, hardcore, etc. etc.

 

There's a little something for everyone!
 

THANK YOU HAWAII!  2023 was a lot of fun!

 
"Wanna give a huge shout out to Jason Miller (and crew) !  He always does such a great job with anything he does, but he continuously knocks it out  
of the park for the Sailor Jerry Festival !  Thanks for honoring my Grandpa’s legacy this way bro!
  🤘"   ---  C.H. / Facebook,  6/16/2019  [NKC's grandson]


 

2023 HEADLINERS & VISITING GUESTS

TEENAGE BOTTLEROCKET   |   THE KOFFIN KATS

AVENUES   |   GENERIC   |   EL SANCHO   |  THE MINORITIES

plus tons of great bands, comics, dancers, tattoo artists, and more... from right here on Oahu!


We will also be displaying a quilt, hand-made by Sailor Jerry's oldest daughter. (Quilt post-poned to 2024)
 

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  For a lot more flyers, and the most up to date information, be sure to follow our social media accounts! 

PAST HEADLINERS & VISITING GUESTS

T.S.O.L.  |  The Aggrolites   |  Youth Brigade  |  Nekromantix


Jakob Nowell  |  Larry & His Flask  |  Go Jimmy Go  |  The Grim


The Lillingtons  |  The Cryptics  |  Rundown Kreeps

Mythological Horses  |  The Elevations

plus bands from Kauai, Maui, and the Big island and tons of great local bands, comics,

dancers, tattoo artists, and more... from right here on Oahu!
 

Use the Artists & Entertainers tab for more information.

Pinup Pageant
Enter the next 'Miss Sailor Jerry Festival' competition!
Date:  June 17th, 2023

KEEP SCROLLING FOR VARIOUS BLOG TYPE ENTRIES

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2022 event:

Regrettably we will not be hosting the full-scale event in 2022, but we do have a friend coming to town for a single-venue intimate evening of entertainment. Featuring Jakob Nowell, son of Bradley Nowell (SUBLIME) and 4 local bands.  [6/7/2022]

Aloha!  So if you follow us on instagram, you'll see that we're aiming for next year to have the full event. This year we will once again just have some online activities. New shirt designs coming soon, and the annual art show will happen again!  Possibly mid-summer, maybe a little later. getting a late start on putting the word out, but you can help!  please share this graphic with your favorite tattoo artist! For now, Stay safe and thank you for all the support!   [4/23/2022]

The 2022 Art Show Gallery is now online!

NEW SHIRTS DESIGNS OUT NOW!

2021 event:

Aloha friends. So we are working on creating an art gallery. Something that will feature talented artists from the State of Hawaii as well as many from around the world. It is unlikely to be finished in time for this June however.

Our plan is to post some photos from past events on June 12th and sprinkle in a few brand-new items as well. Keep an eye on our social media pages for more on that. Stay safe and thank you for all the support!   [6/1/2021]

* LINK TO THE BRAND-NEW ART GALLERY PAGES *

New to the website!

Features samples of past art shows too.

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Endorsed by the Collins family and quality tattoo artists worldwide.

 

Visit all of the tabs for a lot more information about the event
and then come have a good time... and bring a friend!

This is a family-friendly event, with several spots open to all ages, but...
some of the participating venues require guests to be 18+ or 21+

Upcoming Calendar and Information: 

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Stay tuned for announcements via our facebook page:  HERE

We also post images to an instagram feed @sailorjerryfestival

You can get official festival merchandise at the event, or HERE

 
 
The one and only Sailor Jerry Festival occurs every June!
For Jason's year-round concert calendar, visit 808shows.com

 

The Sailor Jerry Festival celebrates the history of traditional tattoo art and recognizes with compassion the original appropriated art. We have always been inclusive and strive for fair representation. We also thank the people of Hawaii and recognize we are mere guests on their lands.

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