On 12.07.11 Mad Swirl opened our 8th year of open mic madness at Absinthe Lounge. What a better way to kick off our 8th and close out 2011 then by doing the open mic voodoo that what we do do every 1st Wednesday of the month. The mad ones in the crowd at the lounge dug the musings and the fusings of those who came to strut their mad stuff! Hosts Johnny O and MH Clay got to callin' all the mad poets, musicians, singers & performers & a few other miscellaneous mad ones in Absinthe 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...
A very special swirlin’ thanks to the hep cats who were McSwirve. Gerard Bendiks kept the beat on skins and guitarist, Ed McMahon, added to the 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.