Join Mad Swirl & Swirve (with special guests Ernesto Montiel & Andrew Miller) this 1st Wednesday of October (aka 10.03.18) at 8:00 SHARP as we continue to swirl up our mic madness at our mad mic-ness home, Dallas’ Regal Room at the Independent Bar & Kitchen!

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, check out our Facebook event page to get you a spot on our list!

Notes of Gratitude to the Mad Ones : 09.05.18

This past 1st Wednesday of September (aka 09.05.18) Mad Swirl continued to whirl up our mic madness at our NEW mad mic-ness home, Dallas’ Regal Room (at the Independent Bar & Kitchen)!

HUGE GRATS to all you mad poets, performers, artists and musicians who helped swirl 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 : 09.05.18

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

Hosts:

Johnny O
MH Clay

Music:

Chris Curiel
Tamitha Curiel
Max Oepen

Open Mic:

Opalina Salas
Chris Zimmerly
Desmene M. Statum
Vic Victory
James Barrett Rodehaver
Lynette Sharp

~intermission~

Josh Weir
Monica Bell
Christopher Calle
Susan M Duval
Chaz Curiel
Elliot Hill
Tom Farris
Caleb
Harry Mcnabb
Trouble
CJ Critt

Photographer:

Dan Rodriguez

GREAT BIG YES to Swirve’s Chris & Tamitha Curiel and their special guest Max Oepen, for stirring the Swirl the best way in the world!

More HUGE YES’es to Regal Room’s Thad Kuiper (sound), Brian & Lisa for makin’ our stay most righteous.

HUGEST grats to our Patron Saint of we Mad Ones & proprietor of the Independent, Josh Florence!

And lastly, but never leastly, yes Yes YES to all who came out to the Regal Room & shared this loving, laughing, lasting night of poetry and music with us!

May the madness keep swirlin’ your way ’til the next Mad Swirl 1st Wednesday (10.03.18 @ The Regal Room)

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…

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 Regal Room and 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 Open Mic!

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

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

Where Doess This Madness Take Place?

The Regal Room at the Independent Bar & Kitchen is located at 2712 Main Street • Dallas, TX