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My first ever gig. It was held at this venue which doubled up as a cinema too. For a few years it held quite a few punk gigs, as well as shows by Magnum and Fat Larry as I recall. £2.50, those were the days! I got it signed when the band played at the Academy 1 about 2 years ago. They nearly all wear wigs now!!
Artefact added : 4th April 2009
by dile
Tony/Longfella Says –
Yeah, there was a flurry of gigs at this old cinema when I was at 6th form. Spear of Destiny, The Damned, Killing Joke/Play Dead, Gary Glitter, Style Council, Fat Larry's band, Hanoi Rocks, Twisted Sister.....
COMMENT ADDED 4th April 2009
dj Says –
I remember Hanoi Rocks being supported by a local band from Macc, Pet Hate who used to be Silverwing, or was it the other way round.Also saw the Damned on the Strawberries tour- nuns as backing singers!!
COMMENT ADDED 8th April 2009
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