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Events

VMI CHRISTMAS SHOW

Posted  December 5th, 2016  by  Darin Morris

17 Christmas themed the bands to perform Sunday, December 11 at the rock ‘n’ roll warehouse! My favorite concert of the year Get there at least a half an hour early, and stay as long as you can to support your fellow musicians. Merry Christmas and happy holidays! 11:30 AM Eight Rockin’ Reindeer Nine Naughty […]

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October 30 Halloween party at the Doubletree!

Posted  October 24th, 2016  by  Darin Morris

Everyone is invited to wear their costumes! Come early stay late and order food and drink from the very excellent Maxis restaurant. No outside food allowed. Tickets are seven dollars in advance and $10 at the door. We will do a raffle for an Epiphone guitar 12:30 Flames of Fire Crank it Up The Hiccups […]

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Oct. 23 RNR Warehouse Lineup

Posted  October 17th, 2016  by  Darin Morris

Valley music institute fall session concert number one! Tickets are four dollars in advance and seven dollars at the door. Come at least a half an hour early and stay and watch your friends bands! 12:30 Flames of Fire Crank it Up Second Surface The Unknown 1:30 The Hiccups Crazy Guitar Midnight Rebels Skulls of […]

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Modesto Area Music Awards and VMI

Posted  September 8th, 2016  by  Darin Morris

Modesto area music awards   Will be held on October 11. The Modstock music festival has been nominated for best small event. Seven Valley music institute bands have been nominated in the best youth band category. Please vote for the Modstock music festival and your favorite youth band. BAD REPUTATION ALL-AMERICAN HEARTBREAKERS SECOND SURFACE ZERO […]

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Miscellaneous

Fall semester begins August 29!

Posted  July 30th, 2016  by  Darin Morris

 We will begin our fall semester on August 29. We will do two shows, one at the rock ‘n’ roll warehouse and one at the double tree Hotel October 23 and October 30. Contact Darin at 543-2066 to sign up.  We expect about 30 bands of all ages with many bands continuing and lots of […]

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May 15 rock ‘n’ roll warehouse

Concert/Swapmeet/barbecue! 27 bands, musicians fleamarket, tri-tip barbecue plus more food and drinks. The concert will be at the VMI facility/rock ‘n’ roll warehouse at 501 Bitritto Way. The first concert for the e...
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March 20 at the Gallo Center

Roberts auto sales is sponsoring another concert for VMI rocks at the Gallo Center, March 20th. We will feature 28 student bands, our largest concert ever. Please come and support the musicians, bring friends and have a good ti...
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March 6 at the Rock ‘n’ Roll Warehouse

Our winter tour begins March 6. Please note, our spring session will start the week of March 21 the day after the Gallo show. Because of Easter vacation we need to start right then and then take the next week off. We will play ...
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GRATITUDE!

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 othe...
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WINTER SESSION Week of Jan 18

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 one...
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2015 Holiday Concert Dec 13

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 h...
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