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Band Talk

GRATITUDE!

Posted  January 1st, 2016  by  Darin Morris

Thanks to all for a great year at the Valley music Institute. Big thanks to Roberts auto sales for all they do and Benz engineering and the Benz family for helping us have such an awesome facility. Additional thanks to our other sponsors, Carlson scale, central valley HHO, Abrams college, Gianelli law firm, dr. David […]

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Local Music

WINTER SESSION Week of Jan 18

Posted  January 1st, 2016  by  Darin Morris

We start the week of January 18 and we play at the Gallo Center, March 20th! This event is fully sponsored by Roberts auto sales we are looking forward to a great semester with some of our favorite musicians and lots of new ones. Tuition is $150 with scholarships available for those in need. We […]

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Events

2015 Holiday Concert Dec 13

Posted  December 7th, 2015  by  Darin Morris

Our holidays session final concert! 16 bands of kids have worked so hard on so much cool Christmas and holiday music! So many songs you’ve heard before but not this way and so many songs I’m sure you haven’t heard Tickets for the concert, which will be held at the rock ‘n’ roll warehouse,are four […]

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Local Music

Day on the Green December 12

Posted  December 7th, 2015  by  Darin Morris

We are back at the McHenry golf center! Thanks to Abrams college and Ken at the golf center we are presenting another Day on The Green! The last time we played here everyone thought it was one of our best concerts ever the bands start at four. Four hours of brutally rocking holiday music! This […]

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Miscellaneous

2015 celebration of lights parade

Posted  October 30th, 2015  by  Darin Morris

We are doing it again! For the last two years, sponsored by Roberts auto sales, VMI Rocks has done a celebration of lights parade Christmas float. We have won the sweepstakes award for best float two years running. It is time for a threepeat! A select group of musicians will be on the float and […]

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November 1 post Halloween Bash

  Our fourth concert in our fall concert series!  The biggest and best featuring full light smoke and laser show from the very famous Laser Voodoo company! Stay as long as you can, support the other bands as you would ha...
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October 24 VMIRocks!

3:40 Fivetastic Rockers The Dolls 4 o’clock Five slices of pizza Brothers from different mothers Walking in Circles 5 o’clock The  Explosions Laundry Detergent The unknown Sushi 6 o’clock Arificial Moonlight ...
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Rock ‘n’ roll Warehouse October 18

 October 18 , This Sunday nine bands. This is a short, up close and personal concert by some of our very best bands. Hopefully everyone will stay for the whole concert and support their fellow musicians😊 It should be a...
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VMI at Wine and Cheese Sunday

11 cardboard party 11:30 Artificial moonlight Zero gravity 12 Second surface 12:30 Bad reputation 1 Malfunction Sour patch kids 1:30 Walking in circles Uprooted 2:00 The detours 3:00 the Hype
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2015 MAMA awards VMI Nominees!

Six VMI bands have been nominated in the best youth band category at the 2015 Modesto area music awards. We are very proud and excited. The bands are: Uprooted The detours The hype Bad reputation Cardboard party Broken feedback...
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Fall session begins August 31! Dates Revised

 VMI begins our fall session the week of August 31. We will have bands Monday through Saturday. This is shaping up to be our biggest session yet after summer was a record-setting session.  This is an eight week session spread...
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