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VMI Day at The Fair July 21

Posted  July 14th, 2019  by  Darin Morris

    The valley music institute/VMI Rocks band program  first ever Day at The Fair! Please arrive at the fairgrounds at least 45 minutes to an hour before your scheduled time  to allow for parking, locating the stage, tuning, and getting ready to rock!   If you arrive before 1230 you are going to want […]

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Local Music

Summer Session 2019

Posted  May 25th, 2019  by  Darin Morris

We start our summer session the week of June 17. The eight week session will include a performance at the Stanislaus county fair July 21, optional performances at the downtown youth music festival Either July 26 or July 28, and our final concert at the ninth annual Modstock music festival August 11. This is our […]

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Events

May 19 Gallo Center for the Arts

Posted  May 12th, 2019  by  Darin Morris

A free concert at the Gallo center sponsored by Roberts auto sales and put on by Valley music institute/VMI Rocks. 37 student bands ranging from cute and talented to serious musical heavyweights! Stay as long as you can to support the other bands as you would have them support you and yours. Be sure to […]

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Modspot Music Festival May 3 and 5

Posted  April 28th, 2019  by  Darin Morris

Come early and stay as long as you can! Support your fellow musicians We are warming up for the Modstock Music Festival  with the Modspot Music Festival!  two days of music at 1220 J St., the Valley Music Institute building.  Tickets are five dollars in advance and seven dollars at the door.  Next concert is […]

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Miscellaneous

The Ninth Annual Modstock Aug. 11

Posted  April 9th, 2019  by  Darin Morris

  The ninth annual Modstock music festival will be August 11, 2019! We take it to a new level this year as we are adding a second stage. The point of Modstock as always been to combine the VMI student bands  with the best bands from the community at large. This has increasingly become a […]

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VMI Shows March 9 & 11

Come join us as some of the bands perform Friday, March 9 and the rest of the bands perform Sunday, March 11. Tickets are five dollars in advance and seven dollars at the door, 1220 J st VMI will take one week off and start the...
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30 bands at the State Theatre February 25

    VMIRocks brings 30 Bands to the State Theatre February 25 beginning at 12:30 PM. Tickets are $10 in advance and $14 at the door. Through the sponsorship of Roberts auto sales all ticket proceeds will go towards th...
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January – March VMI session!

We will start our next session the week of January 15. The cost is 175 for the first student from a family, 150 for the second musician, And $75 for a second band for an individual. We will play at the historic State Theatre on...
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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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