Notes of Gratitude to the Mad Ones : 05.02.18

by on May 3, 2018 :: 0 comments

This past 1st Wednesday of May (aka 05.02.18) Mad Swirl​ stirred it up again! As always, we opened the mic up to all you mad poets, performers, artists and musicians and, as always, all y’all swirled up a mighty fine night!

Here’s a shout out to all who graced us with your words, your songs, your divine madness…

Mad Swirl Open Mic: 05.02.18

(click to start the slideshow : photos courtesy of Dan “the MAN!” Rodriguez)


Johnny O
MH Clay



Mad Mic Cast:

Johnny O
MH Clay
Tamitha Curiel
Carlos Salas
Opalina Salas
Chris Zimmerly
David Crandall
Victory Peaches
James Barrett
Christopher Calle
B. Randall
Jack Ritter
Suza Kanon
Adam Rekerdres (Wreck)

GREAT BIG thanks to Swirve (Chris Curiel​ ~ trumpet; Gerard Beniks ~ Skins; special guest Greg Prickett ~ guitar) for stirring the Swirl the best way in the world!

More HUGE thanks to City Tavern​’s Thad Kuiper & Noble Tse for makin’ our stay most righteous. HUGEST grats to friend & proprietor of the Tavern, Josh Florence!

And lastly, but never leastly, thanks to all who came out to the Tavern & shared this loving, laughing, lasting night of poetry and music with us!

May the madness swirl your way! ’til next 1st Wednesday…

Mad Love,

Johnny O

P.S. In case you missed the LIVE feed, it’s not too late to be a fly on the wall. Check it out in all its LIVE glory right here…

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