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notes of gratitude to ALL the mad ones!

Sometimes the madness is swirling by in a whirl of insanity and sometimes the madness moves on a smooth groove... eithr way, we gotta do the open mic voodoo that what we do do every 1st Wednesday of the month. On 01.04.12 Mad Swirl opened 2012 on quite the chill note at Absinthe Lounge. Hosts Johnny O and MH Clay got to callin' all the mad poets & musicians & a few other miscellaneous mad ones in the lounge to come & strut their mad stuff! And strut it they did!

Mad swirlin' thanks to ALL the mad ones that came to participate, to appreciate, to celebrate...

Johnny O (host)
MH Clay (co-host)
Gordon Hilgers
Suza "Hep Kat-Mama"
Roderick Richardson
Richard Wiley
Opalina Salas

A very special swirlin’ thanks to the hep cats who were Swirve. Chris Curiel and his magic trumpet swirling in our heads and Gerard Bendiks keeping the beat on skins, created such jazzy madness!

HUGE thanks to Absinthe Lounge owner Kevin Christensen for allowing us mad ones to go with our flow for OVER 7 years now. And a shout-out to the fine Lounge staffers for keeping the mad spirits fillin' and swillin' for us buzzed mad ones.

And finally we would like to thank ALL of you who freely shared their hand claps, finger-snaps, hoots and howls with all the mad ones who got up on this sacred mad swirlin' mic.

where's this madness take place?

Absinthe Lounge is located in the SouthSide on Lamar building.

1409 South Lamar Street • Dallas, TX 75215
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