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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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Christmas Session!

                              The Christmas session of VMIRocks will begin the week of November 17. Everyone will have the oppurtunity to participate in...
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Fat Cat Line-Up Fall Tour Finale Oct 26

                    The fat cat concert is this Sunday October 26!  The fat cat music house and lounge is absolutely one of our most exciting and favorite places to play.  The...
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Rock The Vote : Fall Tour 2014

Vote for your favorite band every 24 hours! Good luck to all the bands!
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Rock and Roll Warehouse Oct. 12

Tickets are $4 in adv and $7 at the door.  You also have an option of paying $10 in adv for a group of any size.  If you choose this option we will have your name on a list and simply ask your guests to let us know who invite...
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VMI at Riverbank Wine and Cheese Oct. 11

Here is the Line up for Sat Oct 11. 12 PM Skeleton Crew Malfunction GirlStarz 1PM Sparkling Spotlight Broken feedback Hypnotize 2PM Royal On edge All American Heartbreakers 3PM Violent Whisper Perfect  Nightmare The detours 4P...
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MAMA Voting Is On!

Click The “Vote For MAMA” To Vote Now! Vote for your favorite VMIRocks Band now at www.modestoareamusic.com . There is 5 VMIRocks Bands that are MAMA nominees. Aeon Trip who used to be Scaphism, The Detours. Perfect...
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