A cool-tide Swirl-a-bration!

Join Mad Swirl Open Mic THIS 1st Wednesday of the December (aka 12.02.20), as we once again whirl up the Swirl VIRTUALLY, opening the mic for all you Mad ones out there! Maximizing the powers of technology & broadcasting from Big D & blastin’ off into the interwebs!

Starting at 7:30pm (CST), join hosts Johnny O & MH Clay, along with Chris Curiel’s jazzed-up Krude Awakening as we get this madness Swirlin’ via Facebook LIVE!

This month we will be celebrating the season with a cool-tide Swirl-a-bration!

Come one.

Come all.

Come to participate. (get a spot on our list at our Facebook event page OR send us a note at

Come to appreciate. (tune in to our Facebook LIVE feed starting at 7:30pm (cst))

Come to be a part of our collective creative love-child we affectionately call Mad Swirl!

Note of Gratitude to the Mad Ones : 11.04.20

If you tuned in to Mad Swirl Open Mic​ this past 1st Wednesday (aka 11.04.20), Mad Swirl Open Mic once again virtually whirled up the Swirl and got the Mad mic opened for all you Mad ones out there!

This month we Swirlabrated 16 YEARS of open mic madness, beaming our mad confab straight out into the wide world of webs & straight to your screens. HUGE grats to these Mad ones who swirled their madness on our virtual mic:

Musical Interlude: Swirve


Johnny O
MH Clay

Round 1:

Chris Zimmerly
Mike Zone
Atenea Afrodita
Brett Ardoin
Vic Victory
Roderick Richardson
Devorah Titunik
Paul Koniecki

Round 2:

Anthony Ripp
Marianne Szlyk
Ethan Goffman
Laurie Lynn Lindemeier
Martin Hache
Manuel Alvear
SA Gerber

Thanks to ALL the appreciators who rode the Mad wave from our FB Live feeds! We know you had a choice of what to do with your Wednesday night (like watch the slow election count row!) & you picked to virtually hang out with us!

Now more than ever, we need community, we need outlets, we need to create.

Be safe & ’til next 1st Wednesday… may the madness swirl your way

Johnny O

P.S. In case you missed the LIVE feed, your eye can spy on these virtual Swirl’n scenes 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!

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