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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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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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31 Bands at The Portal Oct. 8

Youth stage is the corner of Stanislaus and 3rd. 31 bands from 12 PM until 8 PM on October 8 at The Portal one of Modesto’s most exciting venues. Be there at least 30 minutes before your band is scheduled to play. Please ...
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Birthday party/events at VMI!

Have your birthday party/event at ModSpot,  home of VMI rocks. 5000 square feet, giant sound system, pro lights,  seating and tables for any size event, and a  convenient, fun downtown location. If your child is in a band we...
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The Seventh Annual Modstock Music Festival was awesome!

  Thanks to Roberts auto sales, the Martinez family, the Dobbins family, my wife and children, the Bloomfield family, the Stokes family, Robbie Boyatt,  and all the others who helped set up and execute, and clean up from,...
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Fall Session Aug. 21. Riverbank and The Portal

We will start the fall session the week of August 21 with a performance at The Portal  October 8 and the riverbank wine and cheese festival October 15.  The portal is an amazing new venue in Modesto and the last time we playe...
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Modstock Music Festival

The seventh annual Modstock music festival is coming Sunday, August 6. Sponsored by Roberts auto sales, the event features 30 VMIRocks bands, four local pro/favorites, dozens of vendors, award-winning Modstock T-shirts with the...
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Two Day Summer VMI Concert

A two day marathon of rock ‘n’ roll mayhem  at the VMI building at 1220 J St. Tickets are five dollars in advance and eight dollars at the door and your ticket is good for both days. Come and support your fellow mu...
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