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VMI Holiday Show Dec. 10

Posted  December 4th, 2017  by  Darin Morris

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 songs you know, And a bunch of new ones I bet. Every year I think I’ve heard […]

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VMI at Halloween Car Show Oct 18

Posted  October 17th, 2017  by  Darin Morris

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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Local Music

31 Bands at The Portal Oct. 8

Posted  October 1st, 2017  by  Darin Morris

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 stay as long as possible and support your fellow musicians as you […]

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Events

Birthday party/events at VMI!

Posted  September 21st, 2017  by  Darin Morris

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 are set up for them to play.  Connect your iPhone to our giant sound system and […]

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The Seventh Annual Modstock Music Festival was awesome!

Posted  August 7th, 2017  by  Darin Morris

  Thanks to Roberts auto sales, the Martinez family, the Dobbins family, my wife and children, the Bloomfield family, the Stokes family, Robbie Boyatt,  and all the others who helped set up and execute, and clean up from, the seventh annual Modstock music festival.   Thanks to all of the Vendors, the VMI performers and […]

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Modesto Area Music Awards and VMI

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 f...
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Modesto area music awards and VMI

  The Modstock music festival has been nominated for best small event at the Modesto area music awards! Please vote for this celebration of youth music at the mama award website. http://www.modestoareamusic.com/vote Seven ...
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Fall semester begins August 29!

 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 ...
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Modstock Lineup August 7

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 T...
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Hank Harmon Music Scholarship

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

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 🙂...
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