Monthly Archives: April 2015

Open Mic Night – TONIGHT @ DIME

OPEN MIC NIGHT Hosted by Audra Kubat! Featuring student performances and special guests, this Open Mic Night has doors opening at 7:00pm. The show kicks off at 7:30pm, so show up early to sign up, space is limited!


Internationally recognised singer-songwriter Jena Irene Ascuitto, better known as simply “Jena Irene” after a long run on the hit television show “American Idol”, has signed a long term record deal with DIME’s affiliate record label, Original 1265 Recordings. Jena Irene joins Detroit artists MPV and Charity, as well as British band Wildflowers on the 1265… Read more »

Original 1265 Recordings Releases MPV’s Debut EP: In Lust We Trust

DIME’s affiliate label, Original 1265 Recordings, has released the debut EP from Detroit band, MPV.  In Lust We Trust features the live favourite “Wrong Girl” as well as the lead track “Mister Sister” and 2 others. Stereo Embers Magazine writes, “Not only does MPV ride the storied tradition of classic Detroit rock, but they’re also… Read more »


Steve Nistor is an LA-based touring and studio drummer who has played with Danger Mouse, Gnarls Barkley, Daniel Lanois, Emmylou Harris, Iron & Wine, Robert Plant, and many more. He will perform with DIME faculty and students as well as discuss touring, studio sessions, networking, and the zen drum (electronic percussion instrument).

Dawn French Installed as Falmouth University’s First Chancellor

Dawn French has been formally installed as Falmouth University’s first Chancellor on the 26th March 2015. The day was marked by celebration and fanfare and the DIME Directors were honoured to be in attendance at this momentous occasion. During her first speech on the day – Chancellor, the actor, writer and performer said she would… Read more »


DIME has opened an online MERCHANDISE STORE that sells t-shirts, sweatshirts, hoodies and iPhone speakers. Take a look at and place your order now!

Raise Your Voice & Roots Of Rhythm – Last Chance!

Last chance to sign up for tonight’s short courses! RAISE YOUR VOICE & ROOTS OF RHYTHM Don’t miss out! Last chance to register! Our 6-week short ‪#‎courses‬ start on ‪#‎Tuesday‬ April 21st! ‪#‎Roots‬ of ‪#‎Rhythm‬ ‪#‎african‬ ‪#‎drums‬ and Raise Your ‪#‎Voice‬ ‪#‎Vocals‬! Call us now to register! Only $199!

Bassist, Brad Russell visits DIME

Detroit-born bassist, Brad Russell, has performed, toured, and recorded with Joe Satriani, Steve Vai, Gary Hoey, Greg Allman, and many more! He will discuss putting your own stamp on cover tunes, and integrating them effectively into your live sets. He will also talk about promotion, touring, songwriting, and multi-efx processors.

The Rue Play FREE Concert at DIME

Thank you so much to The Rue and 93.9 The River for coming to DIME yesterday for a Free River Session! Hope to see you back here again on your next U.S. Tour!