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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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May 21 Inaugural Concert

The first concert at our new facility. Come help make Modesto music history! Arrive at least 30 minutes early and stay and support the other bands. Tickets are $6 in advance and $9 at the door. 1:00 Flaming Roses Mad Revolution...
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Summer session begins the week of June 12

Our summer session will begin the week of June 12. This will include the downtown music festival July 23 and the award-winning Modstock music festival August 6.  Everyone will also have the option of participating in the Fourt...
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May 7 Farewell to the R&R Warehouse

The last concert ever at the rock ‘n’ roll warehouse. We have done thousands of rehearsals and  dozens of shows but it’s time to move on to the next chapter at our fabulous new place downtown. Come celebrate ...
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VMI Rocks the Gallo Center March 19

    28 bands at the Gallo Center, March 19th. This is a free concert sponsored by Roberts auto sales. You deserve a new car don’t you think? Come at least a half an hour early, I need one parent from each band t...
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March 5 ROCKAPALOOZA

28 bands at the rock ‘n’ roll warehouse, 501 Bitritto, March 5! Tickets are four dollars in advance and seven dollars at the door. Eat drink and be merry, hang out, and support your fellow musicians.😊 12:00 ...
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VMI Winter: Play at Gallo Center

We start Winter Session the week of Jan 16. We will have about 30 bands that meet once a week. We need singers, bassists, sax, keyboards, drums and guitars. Play at The Rock and Roll Warehouse March 5 and The Gallo Center March...
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