at 1265 Griswold St, Detroit , 48226

DIME is a music institute custom built for serious musicians and entrepreneurs who desire a long-term career in the music industry.

1265 Griswold St
Detroit , MI 48226
United States
Contact Phone
P: (313) 223-1600


All of our high-level courses are for musicians and entrepreneurs who wish to excel and maximize their musical ability, whilst learning how the industry works. At DIME, we never forget the importance of earning a living from music. Navigating your way around the music industry is a complicated business, and learning from experience is the best way. DIME’s founders and instructors have that experience. You will discover how to build your musical career from people who have enjoyed sustained success. At DIME, we allow you to specialize in songwriting, music entrepreneurship, guitar, bass, drums or vocals. We will help you direct all your energy towards the areas of your ability that will help you reach your personal goals. Performance students take classes such as Live Performance, Technical Development, Improvisation, Theory of Music and Ear Training and Music Business Studies; you will be playing in bands, meeting industry professionals, mastering technique, promoting your own shows, developing your voice, arranging your songs and many other exciting aspects of career development. Songwriters enroll in classes like: Creating Subject Matter and Lyrics, Songwriting Methodology, and Live Songwriting Workshop, along with relevant industry-focused classes such as Publishing & Copyright, and the Domestic Music Market. If on the Music Entrepreneurship degree you will study Artist Discovery, Artist Deal Suite, Self-Employment Skills, Tour Managing, Breaking an Artist, and more! Most of all, you will be part of a musical community of like-minded musicians and budding entrepreneurs.

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Published DIME on 2016-05-09 21:06:33 GMT

Published DIME on 2016-05-09 20:01:26 GMT

Friday May 20 - The Token Lounge brings you a night of incredible music from some of the hottest new acts out of DIME!

Published SIVA on 2016-05-16 11:47:25 GMT

DON'T FORGET! Today we are hosting Musical Director and bassist Kern Brantley for a special #masterclass focusing on the legacy of #Prince. $5 ENTRY, FREE FOR STUDENTS! 1pm - 3pm, The Underground, 1265 Griswold Street.

Published DIME on 2016-05-13 14:02:20 GMT

We're remembering one of the most innovative, game changing artists in the business all this week at DIME. Check out our incredible students, Ananias and the Mastermind Collective, performing the all-time classic "Purple Rain," and help us celebrate the legacy of Prince! #Prince #PurpleRain #Detroit https://youtu.be/Sc05yDuavUs

Published DIME on 2016-05-12 17:04:21 GMT

Our next DIME FOR A DIME event takes place Saturday May 21st! For just a dime, experience a up to three 25 minute group classes in Drums, Bass, Guitar, Vocals, Songwriting, and Music Entrepreneurship with our incredible team of instructors. To register, call 313-223-1600 or email info@dime-detroit.com.

Published DIME on 2016-05-12 14:02:14 GMT

Check out our ex-student Willa Rae being interviewed in the Detroit Free Press. Willa Rae & The Minor Arcana's debut release show is this Friday at PJ's Lager House - don't miss it!

Published DIME on 2016-05-11 20:25:26 GMT

DIME's End of Term Student Show takes place on May 19th at 7pm in the Underground, 1265 Griswold Street. ALL AGES, FREE ENTRY! Experience the songs that have made waves through DIME's classrooms throughout the year. Our students have written some amazing music, practiced, auditioned and refined this material and we are so excited to share it as the 2015-16 school year comes to a close.

Published DIME on 2016-05-11 14:01:44 GMT

Published DIME on 2016-05-10 14:56:39 GMT

Published DIME on 2016-05-10 14:01:49 GMT

Night of Drums is NOW!! Come to DIME at 1265 Griswold

Published DIME on 2016-05-09 22:58:38 GMT

It's #Prince Week at DIME Detroit! This week we will be paying tribute to the purple one with student performances, movie showings and guest lectures. We'll finish off the week on Friday with an exclusive #masterclass from MD and bassist, Kern Brantley! Only $5 entry!

Published DIME on 2016-05-09 17:27:43 GMT

Jena Irene Asciutto is in LA right now! Catch her at The Hotel Cafe on Wednesday!

Published DIME on 2016-05-09 14:14:07 GMT

TODAY : Saturday (5/7) ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ [Music] → Live in the Parlor : The Whisky Parlor : 8P : Live jazz this week featuring Andi Perri Duo. facebook.com/events/640684126094365 → Real Love : Drive Table Tennis Social Club : 9P : Sonic Natives present Earl McKinney, DJ Magic and Al Ester. facebook.com/events/107690262967961 → Temple of Cyborg : Temple Bar Detroit : 10P : Mother Cyborg and Stacey Hotwaxx Hale. facebook.com/events/1543359299298705 → Hot Pot : MotorCity Wine : 10P : Al Ester with residents Todd Weston and A-P. facebook.com/events/588159501341393 → H2D Social : El Club : 9P : Haute to Death with Ash Nowak and Jon Dones. facebook.com/events/1238759862808305 → Loft Sessions | Summer Kickoff : Fort Street : 2P-9P : Peter Croce, Hitchens, Dretraxx and So Vague. facebook.com/events/205643376462351 → TV Lounge : 9P : My Baby presents Jane Fitz and Patrick Russell. facebook.com/events/1542590109377199 → Aphotic Segment : Katoi : 10P : Hip-hop, tropical, coked-out soft rock, dance floor cuts and more with Bill Spencer facebook.com/events/1617936685194921 → The Grasshopper Underground : 9P : Country Club Disco presents Sinden, option4 and Golf Clap. facebook.com/events/506329689570070 → WhateverFest Afterparty : Tires. : 8P : Moonwalks, Fake Surfers, Terrible Twos, Deadly Vipers, Link Sinatra, Wild Bill, KHZ and Edith Crash. facebook.com/events/1041367732597069 → Dirty Crates : 13FiFteen Broadway : 9P : Tink Thomas and special guests with host John Garrett. facebook.com/events/208159206236192 → Derby Down in the Disco : The Whiskey Disco : 10P-2A : Rebecca Goldberg and DJ Thornstryker. facebook.com/events/876650119128736 [Afterhours] → Fierce Hot Mess 8 : Grenadier Club : 10P-7A : Peter Croce, Swung (Dopke & Mathias) and Gin & Tronic. facebook.com/events/2019235734968476 → Textfreak : Leland City Club (Official) : 10P-4A : Mike Textbreak, Prismviews, Ari Eru and more. facebook.com/events/237137119976906 → How to Kill : The Works Nightclub Detroit : 10P-4A : Surprise guests. facebook.com/events/638709279603034 [Broadcast] → (weekly) Saturday Night Mix : WJZD-FM 94.5 : 8P-6A : Reggie Hotmix Harrell and friends. [Food/Drink] → Costume Prohibition Party : Ye Olde Tap Room : 6P : Commemorative coffee cup, 5 cent drafts, period music and prizes for the best 20's 30 costume. facebook.com/events/162355914162065 [Art] → (opening) Somewhere Over the Rainbow is a Double Rainbow : Hatch Art : 6P-10P : An introspective glimpse into the fantasy world of artist Shaina Kasztelan through heavily decorated painting and sculpture. facebook.com/events/248050838877041 → (opening) BOLD : The Baltimore Gallery : 7P-11P : Art & Sound Senior Thesis Exhibition by Venice Session. facebook.com/events/468815653318610 [Other] → Detroit Zombie Armageddon : Tangent Gallery / Hastings Street Ballroom : 7P : Featuring some of Detroit's most dangerous bands and performers coming together to raise money to fight cancer. facebook.com/events/847306365380455 → DEQ Magazine Roll Out #7 : Mudgie's Deli : 5P-9P : Vinyl release with tracks from Todd Modes, Gustav Brovold, Mike Clark, Marshall Applewhite, The Valley and The Mountain, Gary Martin and Quinton McRae. facebook.com/events/263875110615341 → Spring Open House : DIME : 12P-3P : Learn about upcoming programs, tour the facilities in downtown Detroit, plus performances by some current students. facebook.com/events/208309799553206 → Koi Transfer : Belle Isle Aquarium : 10A : Bring a 5-gallon bucket to help transfer the koi from their winter home inside the Aquarium to the outdoor lily pond. facebook.com/events/960257834042441 → Derby Day with Calumet : The Whisky Parlor : 2P : Showing the Kentucky Derby on the big screen, Mint Juleps, swag galore, and a guest appearance from the Detroit Roller Derby. facebook.com/events/1545363219099771 → (grand opening) Flagship Launch Party : Woodward Throwbacks : 11A-7P : American made brands curated for the working man and woman. Food by Jesse Knott and Lindsay Salminen. Drinks by New Belgium Brewing and Detroit City Distillery. facebook.com/events/571766749655599 → Book Launch : Detroit Institute of Arts : 4P-6P : Amy Haimerl's new book, Detroit Hustle : A memoir. facebook.com/events/932521593511244 Make it a great day Detroit. Whole weeks list and more at thedetroitilove.com

Published The Detroit I Love on 2016-05-07 20:31:12 GMT

Our Open House is happening NOW! Come down to 1265 Griswold to tour the facilities, meet our faculty and catch student performances from Adventures With Vultures and C3theartist at 1.30pm!

Published DIME on 2016-05-07 16:40:04 GMT

Stop by DIME this Saturday, May 7th from 12-3pm for our Spring #OpenHouse - meet the staff and faculty, tour the building and hear live performances from current students @adventureswithvultures and @c3theartist #music #school #musicismylife

Published DIME on 2016-05-04 19:31:01 GMT

Click this link to learn more about our OPEN HOUSE this Saturday, May 7th from 12-3!

Published DIME on 2016-05-04 18:54:35 GMT

Congratulations to Kris Kurzawa, DIME’s Head of Guitar He won 2 Detroit Music Awards this past weekend for: Outstanding Modern Jazz Artist/Group And Outstanding Jazz Recording, for his album “Sly” Pick up your copy here!

Published DIME on 2016-05-03 22:06:07 GMT

The WDIV-TV Super Singer Contest in now live! Visit ClickOnDetroit.com to submit your video for a chance to perform LIVE during the Detroit Fireworks!

Published DIME on 2016-05-03 17:28:43 GMT

A special thank you to Blair Watts, her manager Brandon Ayers and manager John for passing my name along allowing me a solo exhibition at: Will Leather Goods Solo Photography Exhibition - Leona Webb Detroit Architecture & Classic Cars April 15, 2016 - May 31, 2016 4120 2nd Avenue Detroit, MI 48201 (313) 309-7892 Please come to see the exhibit and browse through their store of beautiful leather goods and more. You will not leave without finding something you want to purchase. It is well worth the visit. Bring a friend and have one of their specialty drinks before leaving. Lots of ample parking.

Published Leona Webb on 2016-05-01 23:17:50 GMT

Packed house for @jaymeoreo #healed EP Release in #theUnderground

Published DIME on 2016-05-01 02:14:08 GMT

Published DIME on 2016-04-28 19:40:47 GMT

Published DIME on 2016-04-28 19:35:15 GMT

Our Drum Department is getting excited for NIGHT OF DRUMS! On Monday, May 9th at 7:00pm - See our amazing staff and students perform in The Underground at DIME! Cover is just $5, so save the date!

Published DIME on 2016-04-27 16:22:33 GMT

New Short Courses at DIME! Subjects include songwriting, music business, drumming, and singing styles. Click here to get more info and register now for these courses beginning on Tuesday, May 10th!

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