Ignoring any signs of aging, Lux performs as frenetically as ever, gyrating around the stage often in little more than a G-string while Poison Ivy pounds, sneers and struts in five-inch stilettos as if yanked right out of a Doris Wishman film. It's been 27 years since the Cramps' first CBGB gig; in recent memory, they've made appearances on Beverly Hills 90210, SpongeBob SquarePants and Beavis and Butt-head. In other words, an evening with the Cramps should lure old and new fans alike. If you have access to the BBC's Shooting Live Artists series, a meticulously rendered remake of the Cramps' infamous 1978 show at the Napa State Mental Hospital airs on June 13 in all its gritty bootleg glory, re-enacted and then digitally dirtied up to simulate the original. It's a bit high concept, perhaps -- but for those who want the real junk, Pop's offers it up Saturday night.
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