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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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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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VMI Holiday Show Dec. 10

It’s the greatest time of year! 22 holiday themed bands, our most ever, take the stage at our building this Sunday December 10. An entire afternoon and evening of uplifting holiday music. You will hear  different takes  on ...
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VMI at Halloween Car Show Oct 18

VMIRocks at the Halloween Car Show 5 PM Split Second The Unknown Forced Association 6 PM MP5 Checkerboard Sky Space Kitty Float On 7 PM Bad Reputation Concussion Heralds of Doom
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Riverbank Wine and Cheese Oct.15

Our stage is the youth stage. It is on Santa Fe between second and third.   10am Fuzzy Bunnies 42 Perfect Pitch Laundry Detergent 11am Spiderman with a Fanny Pack P. Rodells Apocalypse Stoked 12 PM Nightfall Black Coffin K...
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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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