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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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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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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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The Fat Cat Sunday (Revised Line-Up)

An all-day Marathon Of Mayhem! Doors open at 12:00, First Band at 12:45, non-stop Rock and Roll until 7 or so. Tix are $5 in adv. and $6 at the door. Our deal with The Fat Cat is predicated on the assumption that you, the grass...
by Darin Morris
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SEASONS LINE-UP

STAGE 1 (The Party Stage): The Mysters, LEGAL CONTRABAND, Road Runner, The Outside,The Less Paul Band , Turning Point, On Tap Stage 2 (The Rock ’til You Drop Stage): The Matrix, Van Wailin’, Scream, The Black Skulls...
by Darin Morris
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Rock talk with Andrew

The Matrix is a veteran rock group and will be bringing some new tunes to share at the Gallo Center for the Arts on May 29th. Andrew Day lead guitarist for The Matrix shares some insight before his big gig this Sunday.
by Rob Berhorst
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Behind The Scenes

We are trying something new for the shows. Instead of a small venue and then a large one, both shows are at big halls. Many folks told me they would like to have more room. In order to keep ticket prices down, $5 instead of $10...
by Darin Morris
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ARRIVAL signs on to MODSTOCK Aug 7th

>MODSTOCK (Modesto Rockstock, the 1st annual Modesto Rock Festival), adds Journey Tribute Band ARRIVAL to the line-up for our August 7th concert at Mancini Bowl. Through the sponsorship of Roberts Auto, VMIRocks presents an all...
by Darin Morris
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MODSTOCK welcomes WHO-DUNNIT

Who-Dunnit, The Ultimate Who Tribute Band, will play at MODSTOCK along with Arrival, Offshore, student bands, and more pro bands yet to be announced. The first annual MODSTOCK is an all-day free, peace, love, and rock event. We...
by Darin Morris
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