Date:  
05.02.18

Join Mad Swirl & Swirve this 1st Wednesday of May (aka 05.02.18) at 8:00 SHARP as we continue to swirl up our mic madness at our mad mic-ness home, Dallas’ City Tavern!

Come on out, one & all… share in the Mad Swirl’n festivities, & if the spirit is movin’ ya get yourself a spot on our list. Come to be a part of this collective creative love child we affectionately call Mad Swirl.

Come to participate.

Come to appreciate.

Come to swirl-a-brate!

For you ‘bookers out there, visit our Facebook page to RSVP when the event pops-up!

Notes of Gratitude to the Mad Ones : 04.04.18

This past 1st Wednesday of April (aka 04.04.18) 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, we swirled us 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 : 04.04.18(click to start the slideshow : photos courtesy of Rob Dyer & David Parham)

Hosts:

Johnny O
MH Clay

Music:

Swirve (with special guest Aaron Gonzalez)

Live Art:

Edward Hatter

Mad Mic Cast:

Johnny O
MH Clay
Elliot Pickens
Rob Dyer
Opalina Salas
Brett Ardoin
Joshua Balis
Rosie
Carlos Salas
Elliott Hill
Christopher Calle
Jack Ritter
Chris Zimmerly
Alpa
Alexander
ADK
Poetry Teacher
Desmene Statum
Martin
Isaac
Aaron Gonzalez
Josh Battenhorse

GREAT BIG thanks to Swirve (Chris Curiel​ ~ trumpet; Gerard Beniks ~ Skins; Aaron Gonzelez ~ bass) 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.

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…

Last Swirl in the Tavern by Edward Hatter
(painted LIVE during Mad Swirl Open Mic)

P.S. In case you missed the LIVE feedS, 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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ROUND TWO:

Interested in Performing?

If you are a mad poet, musician, actor, singer and/or performer (circus freaks and Elvis impersonators always welcome) & live in the Dallas-Fort Worth area, come to The Underpass Bar & strut–yo–stuff.

The show starts at 8:00pm and the mic closes when there's no one left standing.

Come one. Come all. Come to participate. Come to appreciate. Come to be a part of this collective creative love child we affectionately call Mad Swirl.

Got questions? E-mail us at openmic@madswirl.com for further details that may not be listed here.

Mad Swirl Open Mic at The City Tavern. It's THE place to be on the first Wednesday of the month!

Where Doess This Madness Take Place?

The City Tavern is located at 1402 Main Street • Dallas, TX