Axis students will be part of a Guinness World Record attempt to take place right here in the city of Detroit! We’ve held this record before but a few years back Denver stole it from us and now this is our attempt at regaining the title. Come on out and support your fellow students entering the record book. Click here to check out the event website.

Where: Eastern Market in Detroit

When: Saturday, March 25th

Hours: 11:00 am – 1:00 pm

Admission: Free (parking rates may apply)


Potbelly (YUMMY!) has agreed to donate 25% of the sales proceeds during this event towards our non-profit entity Axis Music Foundation. We’ll be showcasing students of all ages and skill levels during this fundraising event.

Where: Potbelly Sandwich Shop at 31373 Orchard Lake Rd. in Farmington Hills

When: Friday, April 28th

Hours: 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Admission: Free (bring your appetite!)



This 35th annual art fair will feature renowned artists from around the globe displaying and selling their work. Axis students will be performing in the band shell in Shaine Park in the heart of downtown Birmingham.

Where: Art Birmingham in Shain Park in downtown

When: Saturday, May 13th & Sunday, May 14th

Hours: TBD

Admission: Free



Axis students will be performing on the following Sunday Farmer’s Markets in downtown Birmingham: May 21st, June 25th, July 30th, August 20th, and September 24th. These events are free and open to the public from 10:00 am – 2:00 pm each Sunday.




For three dates over the summer and fall the City of Ferndale closes down Vester St. in downtown for an outdoor movie event. For the 2017 series we’ve been invited to be the pre-movie entertainment. Come for the live music and stay for the feature film.

Where: Vester St. in downtown Ferndale


Thursday, July 20th

Thursday, August 17th

Thursday, September 21st

Hours: Axis at pre-dusk; movie at dusk

Admission: Free



Axis Music is the featured entertainment for a day of shopping and street vendors throughout downtown Birmingham.

Where: Downtown Birmingham

When: Saturday, July 22nd

Hours: 10:00 am – 6:00 pm

Admission: Free


Foundation Fundraiser

Student Showcase

Battle of the Bands

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!