Notes of Gratitude to the Mad Ones : 09.05.18

by September 6, 2018 0 comments

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)


Johnny O
MH Clay


Chris Curiel
Tamitha Curiel
Max Oepen

Open Mic:

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


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


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…

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