Ok, Ok…the Cramps are one of the greatest rock n roll bands that ever existed- a whole universe of sex up, feedback drenched madness. It’s far to say that if you don’t like the Cramps you don’t get rock n roll, so it’s with great pleasure that there is a night being put on to celebrate Cramps guitar goddess Posion Ivy’s birthday in Manchester.

Poison Ivy is one of the great guitar players who recently celebrated in a top ten guitarists and has been lying low since the death of her long term partner and the great Cramps frontman Lux Interior.

It’s in Manchester but sounds well worth the trip with a great soundtracks, brilliant films and a whole wallow in the culture that surrounded the Cramps. You have to be there.

Check the facebook page for details.

Come and join us as we celebrate Poison Ivy’s birthday in The Voodoo Cinema Lounge in Moston.

We have an action packed romp for your entertainment, a Killer Punch that Involves The Cramps, celluloid, Napa and “beautiful girls driving fast sports cars and breakIng jocular Tory-type he-men men’s spines. . . ”


This is a full-on 3 hour journey of Visual Delights and great Music in celebration of The Birthday Girl herself – Poison Ivy Rorschach of thee esteemed rock ‘n’ roll godz The Cramps.

The films are a secret for now but one is so rare that the speznatz have had agents looking for it for years.

We have a Fully Licensed Bar, Fresh Popcorn and the most Gorgeous Deep Velvet seats so your backside does not go numb.

So roll up, roll up on The Tram for this Magical Movie experience.

No charge is being asked for this night, but a donation to the upkeep of the cinema would be nice , See you Kats soon.

Pre-cinema sonic sounds by lifelong Ivy devotee Richard Hector-Jones

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Award winning journalist and boss of Louder Than War. In a 30 year music writing career, John was the first to write about bands such as Stone Roses and Nirvana and has several best selling music books to his name. He constantly tours the world with Goldblade and the Membranes playing gigs or doing spoken word and speaking at music conferences.


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