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Dec.16 VMI Holiday Show

Posted  December 10th, 2018  by  Darin Morris

Our biggest holiday show ever! Please arrive at least a half an hour early, we are looking forward to an 8 hour music party! Stay as long as you can, as long as you like 🙂 tickets are five dollars in advance and eight dollars at the door. After this, we take five weeks off […]

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Downtown Youth Music Festival October 26 and 28th

Posted  October 22nd, 2018  by  Darin Morris

Please arrive at least 30 minutes early 🙂 one week off following the final concert and then the holiday session begins where I am requesting that all of the bands play at least one example of brutally rocking holiday music 🙂 October 26 6:30 Armadillo army Rattlers  Super 4 Artificial Moonlight  7:30 Blam! Lucid Dreams […]

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Riverbank wine and cheese festival October 14

Posted  October 9th, 2018  by  Darin Morris

Here is the lineup for the next stop as the bands of VMI tour Northern California! October 7 we were in Lathrop at Dell’Osso family farms, October 14 we take over the city of Riverbank and October 26 and October 28 we take over downtown Modesto!  Come hang out with us this Sunday and enjoy […]

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Dell’Osso Showcase Oct 7

Posted  October 4th, 2018  by  Darin Morris

On October 7 we will bring almost all of our bands to Dell’Osso Family Farm!  This is special because this location has been a favorite for our family and many others for years 🙂 all the musicians will get in for free and I am told they can bring one guest for free as well. […]

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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 rocks.com for the actual time […]

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Rock The Vote!

Rock The Vote! Also Like Us On Facebook! http://www.facebook.com/VMIRocks
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Modstock T-shirts available now

T-shirts are available now 🙂 $15 for one $25 for two $30 for three. All money goes to scholarships for people who need help to do the band program.
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Guitar for Sale…Sold to Joe Baretta

I’m selling one of my Strats. $550. I used this guitar for many gigs. It is a 2004 American Standard Stratocaster with a Seymour Duncan Hot Rail in the bridge position and the original hard shell case. Very good Condition...
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Guitar Center Supports Youth Music!

Hello rock music fans! Once again, guitar center is supporting youth music by providing many hundreds of dollars in prizes to the winners of our rock the vote contest. $50 each in guitar center money to the first place band. $2...
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New Band Coach signs on: Kelly Rogers!

As we continue to grow and expand we need more super qualified team members and we have found one in Kelly Rogers.  I have known Kelly for about 30 yrs. and he sings and plays drums much better than I do. He also plays guitar ...
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Guitar Center Winners to be announced at Gallo

We thank Guitar Center for supporting student rock music. We will announce the winners of The Most Popular Band Contest at Gallo May 29 at 6pm. They are providing $50 per member for the band who wins, $25 per member for 2nd pla...
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