Note of Gratitude to the Mad Ones : 2.2.22


If you joined Mad Swirl Open Mic this past 1st Wednesday of February (aka 2.2.22) you did so virtually because winter decided to hit Dallas and left us at home in front of our phones/computers!
Here’s a shout out to all who graced Mad Swirl‘s VIRTUAL stage with your words, your songs, your divine madness…
Johnny O
MH Clay
Musical Overture:
Swirve (Chris & Tamitha Curiel)
Open Mic:
Opalina Salas
Anthony Ripp
Harry Mcnabb
Atenea Afrodita
Mike Zone
Amy Conner
Ethan Goffman
Marianne Szlyk
Dick Zinnendorf
Gayle Bell
Edward Wells
HUGE grats to ALL the participators & appreciators who rode the Mad wave from our Zoom Room & FB Live feed! We know you have a few choices of what to do with your freezing Wednesday night & you picked to hang out with lil ol’ us us!
Be safe & ’til next 1st Wednesday (aka 03.02.22)… 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 to Absinthe & 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.

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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