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Modstock music festival August 11

Posted  August 2nd, 2019  by  Darin Morris

The Ninth Annual Modstock Music Festival. Totally sponsored by Roberts auto sales! 41 seriously awesome student bands. 14 of the areas most popular and successful professional bands!! Student band lineup on Mancini Bowl: 9:30 AM The Chaos Rockers The Radiant Rockers 10 AM The Eyebirds Playroom Big Sista and the Peng-Juans Nightfall 11 AM Hot Sauce […]

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Modspot Music Festival July 26&28

Posted  July 20th, 2019  by  Darin Morris

Our big two day concert, the last concerts before the Modstock music festival! Tickets are five dollars in advance and seven dollars at the door please come at least a half an hour early and stay as long as you can to support your fellow musicians as you would have them support you! Tickets are […]

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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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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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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...
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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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