Posts Tagged: detroit

DIME Student Spotlight: Guitar Senior Chris Terry

DIME is excited to present its first ever Guitar and Bass Showcase, TONIGHT in our Underground venue. The event, which is sponsored by 89X, will feature performances from DIME Faculty Damon Warmack, Kris Kurzawa, Mo Hollis, Cory Allen, and Matt Callaway! DIME Detroit students will also hit the stage to showcase their talents! One of those students… Read more »

DIME students play Concert of Colors with Don Was!

This weekend the annual Concert of Colors Festival took place in Detroit. Spanning two days and multiple venues, this free event celebrates the indigenous music of the city. A highlight of the festival each year is a performance by Detroit-born superstar Don Was and his All Star Revue. Don’s impressive resume includes multiple Grammy awards /… Read more »

DIME Students: The Week in Live Shows

A busy week of shows kicked off on Saturday night at Smalls Bar in Hamtramck, with a headlining show from Brother Son, led by DIME Songwriter, Frank Harrington. Brother Son were supported by DIME Music Industry Studies student, Alex Murphy, with his alternative/indie band, Grainger, who also features DIME student Angelo Coppola on drums.   On Tuesday July 11th, three DIME student… Read more »

Make Music Detroit 2017 @ DIME, Wednesday June 21st

Make Music Detroit at DIME June 21, 2017 Free | All Ages | 10am – 8pm Open Door Drop-In at DIME | 10am – 1pm DIME staff will be welcoming drop-ins throughout the day. Guests are encouraged to bring demo recordings of their material for feedback, and chat about songwriting, performance, and careers in the music industry. Speak… Read more »

Hip Hop Loves Mom Playlist

By Edward Strong Hip Hop often gets a bad rap (no pun intended) for it’s lyrics towards women. However there are numerous songs that uplift, celebrate and honor women as a collective. As you are celebrating the important women in your life today…check out some of the most notorious hip hop songs in which the… Read more »

How DIME prepared my child for a music industry career

Lea Wiercioch has no doubts about what DIME Detroit has done to prepare her daughter, Ali, for a career in the professional music industry during the last three years. In one word: “Everything.” In many more, Lea said: “They’ve got you covered here. Ali’s grown as a person and as a musician, and she’s prepared… Read more »