Monthly Archives: July 2015

Good Reviews for Sessions: Volume 1

Our first annual DIME Student Album “Sessions: Volume 1” is receiving fantastic reviews across the board! “…just listened to most of the DIME CD (I’m on track 10), and it completely blew me away. Wow – impressive talent across a very broad spectrum of styles. I did not expect it to be THAT good!” And… Read more »

DIME presents: Hot Sauce, Charity, and New Soul

DIME and Summer in the Parks presents… Hot Sauce Charity New Soul LIVE just outside of DIME in Capitol Park on Saturday, August 15th from 8-11pm! Food, Drinks, Great Music. Don’t miss this show!


DIME has teamed up with Community Music School to bring you FUNK CAMP – A weeklong summer program dedicated to guitarists, bassists, vocalists, drummers, keyboard, trombone and trumpet players! The program runs from August 17-21st from 10am-4pm. Studio classes, full band rehearsals, jam sessions are all in store! For more information, click here. Make sure… Read more »

89X and DIME present: ROCK SESSIONS!

89X and DIME present… ROCK SESSIONS! June 27-31 from 10am-4pm Improve your performance skills in Guitar, Bass, Drums and Vocals! This weeklong summer school will be taught by DIME’s world-class faculty. Spend the morning learning a new song with your instrument group, and then practice with a full band in the afternoon. It all leads… Read more »

Techno Legend JUAN ATKINS teaching SPIN MASTERS 101 @ DIME

Spin Masters 101: DJ Crash Course w/ Juan Atkins – August 10-13th – 7-10pm @ DIME Atkins, the “Godfather” of techno, is, for the first time, offering to share his genius with students in an accessible forum, right here in Detroit! Through a partnership between his non-profit Spin Inc. and the Detroit Institute of Music… Read more »

DIME for a DIME (7/19)

For just a dime, experience another full day of 25 minute classes in Drums, Bass, Guitar, Vocals, Songwriting, and Music Entrepreneurship with our incredible team of instructors, including… Drew Schultz (Drums) DeAnna Johnson (Vocals) Antea Shelton (Songwriting) Damon Warmack (Bass) Joe Foster (Guitar) Scott Guy (Music Entrepreneurship) To register for DIME for a DIME, call… Read more »

Black Women Rock comes to DIME!

Jessica Care Moore returns to Detroit with Black Women Rock! A summer music and empowerment camp for all girls and women ages 12-22. DIME will host this fantastic series on July 6th and July 21-24th from 10am-4pm. The camp will conclude with a final LIVE performance in Capitol Park (just outside of DIME) on August… Read more »

Fifth & Main Opening for 311 and Blues Traveler at HORDE Fest!

Detroit Institute of Music Education (DIME) students, FIFTH AND MAIN, will open H.O.R.D.E. Festival 2015 at DTE Energy Music Theatre on Thursday, July 9th at 5:00pm. “H.O.R.D.E. Festival, conceived by Blues Traveler frontman John Popper as a traveling roots rock and jam band festival which crisscrossed North America to record crowds from 1992-1998, makes its… Read more »