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Events

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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Local Music

Modstock Lineup August 7

Posted  July 30th, 2016  by  Darin Morris

10 Troublemakers Skool of Rock Twist Violent Whisper 11 Walking in Circles Laundry Detergent Midnight Rebels 80s Radio 12 K.M.P. Rebel G Artificial Moonlight Mockingjayz 1 Five Slices of Pizza Almost Famous Rattlers 2 Callbox The Unknown This and That 3 Patty Davis Castillo Band Float On! Zero Gravity 4 Rated K All American Heartbreakers […]

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Hank Harmon Music Scholarship

Posted  July 17th, 2016  by  Darin Morris

http://www.gofundme.com/hankharmonmusic On June 30 our dear friend Hank Harmon passed away. He leaves behind his wonderful wife Amy, and his four beautiful children, Audrey, Cash, Tommy, and Henry. My family has been very close to his for years, we have been at each other’s homes many times, I have worked in many bands with three […]

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Events

July 24, 26 bands at Greens on 10th St.

Posted  July 9th, 2016  by  Darin Morris

We are very excited to take 26 bands into one of the coolest venues in Modesto,  Greens on 10th St.,  on July 24.  Our concert will start at 12 PM and go until  whenever all the rock ‘n’ roll cows come home Come early, stay late. Support your fellow musician says you would have them […]

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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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Day on the Green December 12

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 band...
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2015 celebration of lights parade

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 f...
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Holiday session begins the week of November 16

A chance to keep your band together over the holidays or to play with new people! The holiday session is always fun and always different. Thousands of brutally rocking holiday or awesome pop Christmas songs to Choose from. Be a...
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