Join Mad Swirl Open Mic THE 1st Wednesday of March (aka 03.04.20) at 8:00 SHARP as we swirl it up at once again at Top Ten Records!

To kick things off, Swirve will start us off with some Mad musical grooves. After that, hosts Johnny O & MH Clay will invite all y’all to join in & share in the Mad Swirl’n festivities.

Come to participate

Come to appreciate

Come to Swirl-abrate

Come be a part of this collective creative love child we affectionately call Mad Swirl Open Mic.

Top Ten Records is located at 338 W Jefferson Blvd, Dallas, TX 75208

Note of Gratitude to the Mad Ones : 02.05.20

This past 1st Wednesday of February (aka 02.02.20) Mad Swirl whirled up our open mic madness! Once again we did our thang at the historic Top Ten Records! HUGE GRATS to TTR for opening their arms to us Mad ones & shout out to all you mad poets, performers, artists and musicians who helped swirl us up some googily madness!

Here’s the Mad ones that contributed helped us Swirl-abrate by sharing their poetic & musical gifts with us:

(photos courtesy of Alan Gann)


Chris Curiel (trumpet)
Tamitha Curiel (vocals)
Brett “BA” Ardoin (percussions)


Johnny Olson
MH Clay
Opalina Salas
Chris Zimmerly
Carlos Salas
Susan Duval
Harry McNabb
Cortlynn Blankenbaker
Greg Aaron
Alan Gann
Tom Ferris
Tony Robinson
Quinn Loach
MC Squareroot
Brett “BA” Ardoin

Thanks to ALL WHO CAME to support our creative collaborative love-child & share in this lasting night of poetry and music!

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

Johnny O

P.S. In case you missed the LIVE feed, your eye can spy on the Swirl’n scenes that was 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 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 Swirl-abrate! Come to be a part of this collective creative love child we affectionately call Mad Swirl Open Mic!

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