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What:  This Student Showcase will be held at a brand new office space in Birmingham that is home to the newly-launched fantasy music app FanLabel. It’s a beautiful venue and we will be providing everyone with beverages and finger foods. This performance is open to all skill levels and the $10 admission fee will go to Axis Music Foundation in order to provide instruments and music lessons to local children. This event is drummer-friendly. Click here to visit the Facebook event page for this showcase.

When: Saturday, March 2nd at 7:00 pm

Where: Startup Nation, 34300 Woodward (above the Walgreens) in Birmingham (enter through the door next to the Walgreens’ drive thru)

Admission: $10 (all proceeds benefit children supported by Axis Music Foundation)

What: This will be our third year providing the entertainment for this fantastic fundraiser. The event features some great food, excellent ambiance and a silent auction with tons of great items and services up for grabs. This event is open to intermediate and advanced students only. More details and ticket information can be found here.

When: Saturday, April 27th from 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Where: The Farmington Garage at 33014 Grand River Ave. in Farmington

Admission: Free for performers and one guest

What: A Student Showcase for all skill levels at one of the most gorgeous music venues in Oakland County. This event is a fundraiser for Axis Music Foundation and the proceeds will be used to sponsor underprivileged children with instruments and music lessons. Click here to view a video of the last time that we performed here.

When: Saturday, May 18th at 3:00 pm

Where: 20 Front St. in Lake Orion

Admission: $10 at the door


Foundation Fundraisers

An Evening with Chad Smith

(Drummer for the Red Hot Chili Peppers)

Screen Shot 2014-04-29 at 8.36.53 PMThree community groups teamed up to bring an unprecedented event to the Birmingham – Bloomfield community.  Bloomfield Hills native Chad Smith, drummer for the Red Hot Chili Peppers, came back to his roots with a visit to Birmingham and surrounding areas on Monday June 16, 2014.  The Birmingham Historical Museum, Birmingham Community Coalition (BBCC), Axis Music Academy and Axis Music Foundation organized an afternoon and evening with Chad Smith that offered the community three different opportunities to enjoy Smith’s company and talent.

Proceeds from the event went to support the creation of the Joan and Curt Smith Scholarship at Axis Music Foundation, anti-drug and pro-music programs at the BBCC, and the Birmingham Historical Museum.

It’s not too late … CLICK HERE TO DONATE TODAY!