Our artists bring nearly 100 years of street shop tattooing to Chesapeake. Walk in our door and experience the style, feel and vibe of the old style tattoo shops.

We offer same day tattoos unlike most shops in the area and we do it without compromising on design quality.

We are fully re-open and working within the Virginia guidelines set out by the Governor.

If you have questions – call us!

Our Shop

ElectroMagnetic Tattoo - inside the traditional tattoo shop

Our shop is built on the traditions that came before us and run on integrity, honesty and fairness. 

ElectroMagnetic Tattoo - inside the traditional tattoo shop

Our artists specialize in every type of tattooing.

Annette LaRue tattoos

Owned and operated by Annette LaRue and Steve Tiberi. Annette is the former owner of Electric Ladyland in New Orleans which she sold in 2012 and came to Chesapeake in 2016.

Our Artists

Annette LaRue

Lester Garcia

Steve tiberi

chris williams

Martin Buechler

Charlie Ciggs

What our customers say

  • 5 star review  Great shop. Very professional and a reasonable price for the work that they do. I went in with an Idea of getting a Browns tattoo and they went above and... read more

    thumb Carter Riggenbach

    5 star review  The team at Electro Magnetic are top notch! Steve took a complicated Celtic design from a low resolution image and turned it into an intricate and beautiful tattoo. 10/10 would... read more

    thumb Bill R

    5 star review  I've gotten two tattoos from them so far and I love this shop! Super friendly staff, great artists, clean, professional, great pricing, I could go on and on! I'll keep... read more

    thumb Alexandra Kehl

    5 star review  Absolutely love this place!! The staff is very friendly and the owner is very very nice! Everyone there goes out of their way to make sure that the customer is... read more

    thumb albert roddy
  • 5 star review  Awesome job, great price. Update: went back a year after this tattoo with a concept. They helped me plan it and did an amazing job. So many people ask me... read more

    thumb Amanda Davenport

    5 star review  Found out about these guys through Martin, who had already done some work on me. So I went in to get the rest of my arm worked on and the... read more

    thumb Carlos Molina S

    5 star review  Great environment! Everything's Sanitise. Great people art is done amazing! I recommend it .

    thumb Jay Antillon

    5 star review  Me, hubby, and my sister came and had a great time! Staff was amazing, very friendly and comfortable to be around. Chris did a great job and I'm loving it!... read more

    thumb Jenny Hyde
  • 5 star review  Top notch tattooers, capable of executing any style of tattoo you could possibly want. Extremely friendly, and inviting environment. Lots of great stuff on the walls (you can NEVER go... read more

    thumb chris mercer

    5 star review  Tattooed by Martin twice. Was recommended here by a friend and glad I was. High standards and awsome atmosphere. I will return. *Update* I have been there 2 more times, and... read more

    thumb Wayne Vanderhoff

    5 star review  This is a great shop with very skilled artist, I've gotten 3 pieces done here now and love all of them . Definitely recommend this shop to everyone.

    thumb Candice Venable

    5 star review  My experience was super awesome! Went there talked with Chris, he’s very cool and down to earth individual and made the atmosphere comfortable. We looked a few different tattoos lettering... read more

    thumb Erica Jones
  • 5 star review  Tattooed by Martin twice. Was recommended here by a friend and glad I was. High standards and awsome atmosphere. I will return.

    thumb Wayne Vanderhoff

    5 star review  This was my first tattoo and it was such a great experience! The entire staff was friendly and welcoming, shop was clean, and I really appreciated that they are taking... read more

    thumb Ashley Rose

    5 star review  Went in on Friday the thirteenth to get a tattoo with a friend and create some memories. Lester killed my rib cage heart tattoo! Solid line work and awesome shading.... read more

    thumb Monika Hartley

    5 star review  Fun place to get some work done! Very Professional. Would highly recommend this place to anyone who wants to get some new tattoos.

    thumb jason hardee

Open:
Monday 11am - 9pm
Tuesday 11am - 9pm
Wednesday 11am - 9pm
Thursday 11am - 9pm
Friday 11am - 9pm
Saturday 11am - 9pm
Sunday 12pm - 6pm

Contact Us
757 485 8700

1005 Canal Street,
Chesapeake VA 23323