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VMI Rocks the Gallo Center March 19

Posted  March 12th, 2017  by  Darin Morris

    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 to volunteer to help backstage. Please let me know We take spring […]

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March 5 ROCKAPALOOZA

Posted  February 26th, 2017  by  Darin Morris

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 School of Rockers Rebel G Half and Half Flaming Roses 1:00 The Undecided The Rattlers 5 Slices of […]

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VMI Winter: Play at Gallo Center

Posted  December 29th, 2016  by  Darin Morris

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 19 sponsored by Roberts auto Sales. Tuition is $150 with some scholarships […]

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VMI CHRISTMAS SHOW

Posted  December 5th, 2016  by  Darin Morris

17 Christmas themed the bands to perform Sunday, December 11 at the rock ‘n’ roll warehouse! My favorite concert of the year Get there at least a half an hour early, and stay as long as you can to support your fellow musicians. Merry Christmas and happy holidays! 11:30 AM Eight Rockin’ Reindeer Nine Naughty […]

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October 30 Halloween party at the Doubletree!

Posted  October 24th, 2016  by  Darin Morris

Everyone is invited to wear their costumes! Come early stay late and order food and drink from the very excellent Maxis restaurant. No outside food allowed. Tickets are seven dollars in advance and $10 at the door. We will do a raffle for an Epiphone guitar 12:30 Flames of Fire Crank it Up The Hiccups […]

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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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