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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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Events

Downtown Youth Music Festival

Posted  March 12th, 2019  by  Darin Morris
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State Theatre March 10

Posted  March 3rd, 2019  by  Darin Morris

 38 bands play at the State Theatre March 10! Then the following week all the bands will play either Friday night or Sunday afternoon and evening at the VMI building. We are on tour!   We start a new session the week of March 18 and we will play at the Gallo center May 19th! Tickets […]

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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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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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