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  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  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  Chris was very professional great sense of humor. Very clean and sanitary.

    thumb Avis Hawkins

    5 star review  I absolutely adore the individuals that work here. And the atmosphere is great. This design was done by Bo to represent the military life my husband and I lived

    thumb Ellasin Allen
  • 5 star review  Wow Chris did a awesome job on my new tattoo I still have more tattoos to go and chris will be the one to do it. Ask for Chris he... read more

    thumb morgan bayse

    5 star review  Got a tattoo on my 21st birthday in June! Lester did my most recent one. Chris did a tattoo for me last year! I cannot stress enough how great these artist... read more

    thumb KiAndre Howard

    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  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  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  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  I just got my 12th tattoo here by Chris & it was absolutely a great experience, probably by far the best one I have had in any tattoo shop. I... read more

    thumb Taylor Jarratt

    5 star review  Lester did my tattoo and I love it it was to honor my grandmother who passed away recently. He worked with me and what I wanted and negotiated the price... read more

    thumb Loni Knockum
  • 5 star review  Martin is awesome!! He did my first tattoo and he's such a nice and cool guy. He made sure I was comfortable the entire time and made sure I was... read more

    thumb Kayla Prosper

    5 star review  Extremely friendly staff! Had my belly piecing done by Chris, I'm glad I chose this studio! Chis was amazing 😊 He guided me through everything and was gentle! It was... read more

    thumb Ciara Coleman

    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  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

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