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Miscellaneous

The Legendary Dave Hawkes joins VMI!

Posted  December 16th, 2014  by  Darin Morris

Valley Music Institute is way beyond thrilled to announce the addition of the legendary Dave Hawkes to our teaching staff. Dave is hands-down The best drummer and drum teacher from Fresno to Sacramento. He plays all styles perfectly. He plays rock like a rocker, jazz like a jazz man, and funk like a funkster. I [...]

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Local Music

Eli Lester joins Valley Music Institute

Posted  December 16th, 2014  by  Darin Morris

        Valley music Institute is proud to announce the addition of Eli Lester to our teaching staff. Eli is one of the best, most experienced, and well-known guitarists and  teachers in our area. We look forward to working with him this year and beyond. Here is a little bit about him. Modesto [...]

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Local Music

2014 Celebration of Lights

Posted  December 15th, 2014  by  Darin Morris

                                                        On December 6, 2014 we had our Rockin holidays float in the Modesto celebration of lights parade. The judges gave us the sweepstakes award for the best [...]

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Events

Dec 18 Christmas Rock Concert 2014 Line-Up

Posted  December 15th, 2014  by  Darin Morris

The VMIRocks 2014 Christmas concert is this Thursday night at 5:30! This is our sixth annual Christmas rock concert and it is the biggest, and most exciting one yet! 10 rocking Christmas bands with over 30 rocking Christmas tunes to help celebrate the most wonderful time of the year. The show will be held at [...]

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Band Talk

Rock The Vote Winners!

Posted  November 2nd, 2014  by  Darin Morris

Here are the rock the vote fall tour winners . 1. S.A.D 2.  Skeleton Crew 3. Hypnotize Congrats to all the bands! Hope to see you at our Christmas session!

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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...
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Want More Love?

Want more love for you or your band on our website? Sign in as a subcriber, leave some comments, and let me know that you want to post stories, pix, videos or whatever about your band. I will make you an author on the website a...
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The History of THE BLACK SKULLS

Started in 2010 The Black Skulls were named by Cade Morris, who along with Vivianna has since left the band, citing artistic differences and wanting to spend more time with family. The Black Skulls have since added Spencer and ...
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