Posts Categorized: General


Battle of the Bands This could be your band’s BIG BREAK! 89X and DIME are on the search for the next big band to play The Night 89X Stole Christmas along side Awolnation, Sublime with Rome, USS, Metric, Pvris and Mutemath! Submit your band NOW through November 1st for your chance to play The Night… Read more »

#DEADiCONZ rise October 30th at DIME!

Get ready for a Halloween party you’ll never forget! Friday, October 30th – Doors open at 8:00pm #DEADiCONZ have risen and are taking over the stage in The Underground @ DIME! Performances by: Food, drinks, photos, fun and plenty of music! $7 online, $8 at the door! COSTUMES ARE HIGHLY ENCOURAGED! Get your tickets here:… Read more »

OCT. 16: Brett Farkas Masterclass @ DIME – Guitarist for Rihanna

Brett Farkas is a Los Angeles based guitarist, singer/songwriter and bassist who has performed, toured and recorded with such notable acts as, Aimee Mann, Lord Huron, Solomon Burke, Rihanna, and Princess (w/ actress Maya Rudolph), playing at some of the world’s top venues and festivals including, Coachella, Lollapalooza, Montreux Jazz Fest, Ravinia, North Sea Jazz… Read more »


2x Grammy Nominated Artist Eric Roberson​ will be hosting a Songwriting Masterclass on Thursday, October 15th @ DIME at 7:00pm! Eric will be hanging out to co-host our Open Mic with Audra Kubat starting at 8:30pm $5 cover for guests, FREE for DIME students and Open Mic participants Doors open at 6:30pm!

Charity to host Yellow EP Release Party @ DIME

Original 1265 artist, Charity, will be hosting a release party for her debut EP, Yellow, at The Underground @ DIME on Friday, October 9th! Doors open at 7:00pm – Cover is just $5! Opening performance by Kenny Spear

Madonna’s Drummer BRIAN FRASIER-MOORE to host Drum Clinic at DIME

Brian Frasier-Moore will be hosting a drum clinic this Wednesday, September 30th at 6pm at DIME! Brian is the drummer for Madonna, Usher, Backstreet Boys, Justin Timberlake, Toni Braxton, Christina Aguilera, Janet Jackson, Timbaland and more! Only $5 to attend – ANYONE interested in the music industry (not just drummers) or any music lover is… Read more »

Open Mic in The Underground – October 15th

Audra Kubat is back to host our October Open Mic in The Underground @ DIME Thursday, October 15th – Doors open at 7:00pm, performances begin at 7:30pm All ages and styles welcome to attend this FREE event! Show up early to sign up for your spot on the stage! We are located at 1265 Griswold… Read more »

DIME Partners with Metropolitan State University of Denver

Detroit Institute of Music Education is pleased to announce a new partnership between DIME and Metropolitan State University of Denver (MSU Denver). This partnership will provide collaboration between the two institutions on music curriculum such as performance, songwriting and music entrepreneurship in the near future. For the full press release, please see below or contact… Read more »


Roots returns! Here you will learn technique, djembe styles, bell patterns, talking drum, and plenty of tidbits on African culture. Taught by master drummer Chinelo Amen-Ra. The course begins Tuesday, October 13th, meeting weekly from 7-9pm. At only $149, the course will fill up quickly, so call now to reserve your spot! 313-223-1600 – See… Read more »

Are you ready to RAISE YOUR VOICE?!

The RAISE YOUR VOICE short course returns on October 13th at 7pm! Taught by DeAnna Johnson, this short course will cover technical development, stage presence, ear training and microphone technique. The course will last 6-weeks, meeting every Tuesday from 7-9pm. Call today to reserve your spot, only $149! 313-223-1600