Finally, some good news. Governor Baker announced this afternoon, that we will be able to reopen this Monday, June 22nd. We will be reaching out to everyone who was forced to be rescheduled due to Covid-19, in the order of your original appointment date, to keep things as fair as possible. If you currently have an appointment, the 22nd or later, your appointment is still good, and we will call to confirm a few days before your scheduled appointment.. there will also be some new rules, in order to comply with the new guidelines. We will be working by appointment only, you must come to your appointment alone, our waiting room will be closed, and the front door locked. Please bring a mask, we have hand sanitizer, and sterilizers available for personal items. Thanks again everyone for holding tight during all of this.

We now offer Microblading at Horseshoes and Hand Grenades. Click on Kellys picture to check out her portfolio, and set up a consultation.

Grand Reopening Art Show March 15th 6-9. Come check out the new shop and some tasty art.

We're Back!!! It's been a long week, but come check out our newly renovated shop.

We would like to welcom artist Vic Toban to the HsHG family. He is currently available most days for both walk-ins and appointments.

We are proud to announce, our apprentice Sarah is now available for smaller walk-in tattoos.

Some exciting news, Andy just got back from the Tommy's Tattoo Convention, and ended up taking home 1st place for tattoo of the day on Sunday, as well as 2nd place Friday and 2nd place for best sleeve.

The shop will be closed this weekend. We will be attending the http://tommystattooconvention.com in Hartford Ct. Stop by the booth and say hi.

Attention Florida!! Andy will be tattooing at Into The Woods Gallery from July 12th-July 15th and is looking to do some new school tattoos, or animal/people portraits. If you are looking to snag a spot, email info@hshgtattoo.com

Andy has an art show on 9.30.17 at Thirsty Mind in the South Hadley Commons. His band "The Hard Wait" and "Reverend Dan" will also be playing an acousitc set. Come have some drinks and enjoy a good time.

At the end of this month Ryan will be making the move to Brooklyn. There is still time to come in and work on on going and new projects. But don't fear, if you still have on going work, he will be returning on a regular basis, to take care of his clients in Mass.

Hi all- After what has felt like a lifetime of absence, we are excited to have Alex Rojas back in the shop beginning next week. A huge congrats goes out to his wife, Melissa for carrying and delivering their healthy baby boy, Oliver. Let's fill up Alex's schedule so his son gets off to a running start. Andy is booked full until March, and even March is beginning to fill up. Plan ahead and book your appointments in advance. Jim is near fully booked for the month of January; there are a few afternoon slots left by appointment only. If you are planning for February, he has some weekday availability. Ryan is currently on loan to Crying Heart in Cincinnati. He will be back on Tuesday and ready to make your tattoos happen all week. Cole has recently joined our team and brings a variety of original style with him, always exuberant and ready to make great tattoos. We are open 7 days a week, 12-6. Give us a call or stop by, make an appointment or see if we are available for a walk in! Any Tattoo. Any Style. Any Time.

Chris Hebert is officially Hawaii bound!! If you have andy unfinished work from him, or are looking for a new piece, email him directly for possible guest dates. illchris9999@gmail.com

Happy Cinco de Mayo everyone.. We Just updated the galleries, so everyone's images should updated and made current on a regular basis... Happy viewing

Tax season in upon us, which means things are pretty busy here at Horseshoes and Hand Grenades Tattoo. Book your appointments soon, if you're looking to beat the rush.

Andy Just got back from the Inked Out New Jersey convention, and wonn Tattoo of tthe Day for this awesome Ninja Turtle Tattoo.

Andy has a few conventions to update you about.. the nnext 3 being the "Wet Paint Project" at Hell City Arizona, August 28-30th. Then he will be at Inked Out New Jersey, September 11th-13th. And last but not least, the "Tommy's Tattoo Convention" in Hartford Ct, October 3rd-5th. For inquiries on availabiliity please email info@hshgtattoo.com

Jim and Ryan are back in full swing here at the shop. While Jim is booked up with some openings in July and August and Ryan will be here all summer and is starting to take appointments for the week of June 15th so if you want to get a spot please call the shop 413-331-0636 and talk to Eric our C.C. We will be doing another flash day in late June early July as well so keep posted for info.

Lots of stuff going on for the upcoming months, Some shop re vamps and additions. We will be putting in a photo station so we can take some pictures of the current and past work that has been done at the shop. Along with a new arcade system that all customers and clients can enjoy. We will also be announcing a new contest and Flash day as we head into the first months of summer!

Just updated Jim's Gallery with current images..gohave a looK!

Ryan will be returning to the shop this week and we will be taking appointments for him as he will be here for a few weeks before returning to the road. Bert is keeping busy here along with Alex doing a few moth tattoos. And Jim will be back from his adventure at invisible NYC.

Just did a Massive overhaul of everyone's galleries. Be sure to checkout some newer pieces from Andy, Alex, Ryan, and Chris... (Jim has some pretty big things in the works... we will get them posted as soon as they're ready.)

Andy and Chris just got back from the Massachusetts Tattoo and Arts Festival, and ended up working on a colaboration on Eric the first day.

Andy and Chris are headed to the Massachussetts Tattoo and Arts Festival this weekend. Stop by the booth and say hi.

We are happy to announce that we will be doing some upcoming conventions. Andy and Bert will be teaming up over the next few months so stay tuned for more details. We are also gearing up for some guest spot artist during the summer so follow us on Instagram @hshgtattoo and on Facebook under the shops name.

Ryan is gearing up for a huge trip to Hawaii and Australia. He will also be at the Philly convention in feb but will not be here at the shop for about 4 weeks. He is accepting appointments for the last week in feb. And then will be heading out again in march for 2 weeks. He is a traveling man. Catch him if you can!!

Happy New Year from HSHG tattoo. Now what better way to start the new year than with a new tattoo. Bert and Alex are in shop and have openings during the next few weeks. But are filling up fast. Jim has some new year availability after his trip to guest spot at invisible NYC & Ryan will be heading out at the end of the month for a few weeks so if you'd like to get in before he lease swing in and see what dates he has opening. Andy also has some spots available toward the end of the month. So if you want to get tattooed by him please call or come in for available dates.

horseshoes and hand grenades tattoo will be closed Xmas eve and day to spend time with our families. Hope you all have a great holiday and new year!!

X-mas is right around the corner. Need a last min gift? Your in luck we have Gift certificates that can be purchased in any amount. Stop in and give the gift that will last a life time.

Black Friday flash day is here!!!! We are filling up fast and the guys are already into their 3 and 4th tattoos. Check out our Instagram page for updates photos and more flash day events. Go and follow @hshgtattoo

Halloween is our favorite time of year here at HSHG tattoo next to X-mas. To celebrate the holidays we are setting up another great flash day for Black Friday weekend and Ryan. Alex and Bert will all have black and grey flash sheets to pick designs from all just $80 each. Come get 2 or 3 but get here early to secure a spot.

thanks for all the love!! Our flash day was a huge success. And also a learning experience. As we unfortunately had to turn some people away. We did a total of 52 tattoos. And everyone was booked solid. We will be doing another flash day soon so keep posted on out Facebook page and our Instagram account @hshgtattoo

we are having a FLASH day on sept. 28th here at HSHG tattoo all artist will have a custom flash sheet and all designs are just $60 so come on down early ( we open at 12) and secure a spot. First come first served.

horseshoes and hand grenades tattoo will be helping out and representing at this years Fieldwerks annual car show for import and VW autos. this is the 3rd year that the Fieldwerks crew have been doing this show and this year looks to be way larger. We will have a few contest going on at the show for a FREE tattoo during our flash day the week after the show. Stop by and show some love for the shop and check out all the vendors and contest going on.

Ryan is back and taking appointments for the next couple of weeks. While Alex is on the road to Cali but will be back in a week so if you'd like to grab a spot for the next couple of weeks give us a call.

Ryan is back in the road and wont be back for a few weeks to take appointments in the shop. Jim will also becoming a guest spot at invisible NYC. As were getting ready for summer so should you with a new tattoo. Stop on by and get something new for the summer.

With the new addition of Chris Hebert we are trying to revamp the shops look. Adding a whole wall of art from different artist around the glob. As well as some of our own. In the coming months we are going to get up a flash wall as well to show case different styles of tattoo art. So make sure to stop by and check out the shops progress

Added Chris Hebert's gallery an updated some photos for Jim Fortier, check 'em out.

Lots of updates for this coming week. Ryan Bonesaw will be back from his escapades overseas & is ready to get back into the flow here at the shop. He is currently booking appointments for the week of May 19th. You can check out all the great work he did while in Belgium and Rome via our Instagram @hshgtattoo as they will be posted this coming week.
We are currently working with the Fieldwerks crew for this years euro car show being held on sept. 14th. We will have some Certim his escapades overseas & is ready to get back into the flow here at the shop. He is currently booking appointments for the week of May 19th. You can check out all the great work he did while in Belgium and Rome via our Instagram @hshgtattoo as they will be posted this coming week.
Also booking for the week of May 19th is our newest member of the horseshoes family Chris Hebert. You can check out his work here at the shop or via his online portfolio that will be up by next week. You can also check him out on his Instagram @itsbert9999.
ficates to raffle off among other goodies. Check them out via Instagram @fieldwerks Stay tuned for more updates and events as the good weather progresses.

We are Happy to announce that our old apprentice, Christopher Hebert, will be rejoiniing us the first week of May. Make sure to stop by the shop and check out his portfolio and book some appoitmennts.

We have some changes coming up in the near future here at HsHg Tattoo. Eva Huber will be hitting the road to travel europe and beyond starting May. Book your appointmennts soon before she takes off.

We are having a contest here at Horseshoes and Hand Grenades Tattoo... Follow us on instagram @hshgtattoo repost our contest image and hashtag it #hshgtattoo, when we reach 1000 followers, we will chose one lucky winner to get an hour free durinng their next session.

We now have a shop Instagram page. Folllow us on Instagram @hshgtattoo

Merry Christmas Everyone from thhee gang here at HSHG Tattoo, we have plenty of gift certificates availlable here at the shop.. the perfect gift for loved ones this Holiday Season.

Just linked everybody's facebook, instagram and email to their pages, so it will be easier to get in contact with your favorite artists.

Made some more updates to everyone's galleries and updated some bios. We hope everyone enjoys the new images and comes down to make an appointment with their favorite artists.

Welcome to our newly revamped website. You can now view both Jimbo and Ryan's tattoo galleries, and we will be keeping our portfolios much more current with this new layout.

We will be updating this section with travel schedules and pertinent information in the near future.


Horseshoes and Hand Grenades Tattoo is Western Massachusetts' eminent tattoo studio, located in Chicopee Massachusetts. Our artists, Andy Barrett, Vic Toban and Sarah Cote are all extremely passionate about their artwork. They put the quality of their tattooing long before their egos, and would prefer to make a great tattoo rather than nickel and dime their clients.We take health pretty seriously around here, so Hs&HG Tattoo practices the highest standards of cleanliness, using exclusively medical grade equipment, from the single-use instruments used to apply the tattoo to the barriers used on every surface during the tattooing process. Horseshoes and Hand Grenades Tattoo's friendly staff is here to answer any questions you may have during the tattooing process, including choosing the right artist, picking the design that will fit best on your body, and any safety and aftercare concerns you may have.

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