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2018 Modstock Lineup

Posted  August 5th, 2018  by  Darin Morris

We are getting ready for the eighth annual Modstock music festival! The Modesto view published a lineup for our bands in their latest issue. Since then, I have had to make significant changes in the lineup and I may still need to make more. Please be sure to check VMI for the actual time […]

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Pre-Modstock 2 Days of Music

Posted  July 22nd, 2018  by  Darin Morris

We are warming up for Modstock with our downtown youth music festival this weekend Friday, July 27, and Sunday, July 29  at our location, Modspot, The home of Modstock and VMI rocks at 1220 J St.  35 bands will perform, musicians must get there at least a half an hour before their scheduled time 🙂 […]

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Summer Session, Modstock!

Posted  May 14th, 2018  by  Darin Morris

 We will start our summer session the week of June 18. All the bands will perform either July 27, a Friday or July 29, a Sunday and then all of the bands will perform at the Award  winning Modstock Music Festival  August 12. We will have some flexibility for make up rehearsals as it is […]

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VMI at the Gallo Center May 20

Posted  May 13th, 2018  by  Darin Morris

  Roberts auto sales presents VMIRocks at the Gallo center May 20 🙂 32 bands from 11 AM until 7 PM, all ages, cute and talented to serious musical heavyweights! Totally free, stay as long as you can and support the musicians of the future 🙂 These times here are optimistic. We will probably run […]

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33 Bands: May 4 & May 6

Posted  April 29th, 2018  by  Darin Morris

For the first phase of our spring session  concertizing we are bringing 33 bands to ModSpot, the VMI building at 1220 J st., this Friday and Sunday.  Tickets are five dollars in advance and eight dollars at the door. All musicians need to get there at least 30 minutes prior to their performance time. Stay […]

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Vote for your favorite band!

Vote for your favorite band daily up until the Gallo Center event on May 29th! Winners will be announced at the event. The most popular bands will receive awards courtesy of the Guitar Center! $50 gift card to each member of 1s...
by Darin Morris



Favorite Band Poll Winners

I would like to congratulate all the bands for their fantastic performances at The Fat Cat and Modstock! This summer session was really a special one and I am looking forward to fall. All 3 winning bands are new bands, groups w...
by Darin Morris