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The State Theatre Session

Posted  March 8th, 2020  by  Darin Morris
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VMI at Gallo March 15

Posted  March 8th, 2020  by  Darin Morris

    46 bands, the biggest concert we have ever done! All musicians should be there at least 30 minutes early. Come in the back stage door. Any parents who want to help backstage or accompany their kids need to let me know quickly, so I can put you on the list. Guitar players and […]

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Youth MusicFest Feb 28, March 1

Posted  February 23rd, 2020  by  Darin Morris

This year’s downtown youth music Festival features 46 bands over two days. Our biggest ever! Friday, February 28 and Sunday, March 1. Please arrive at least half an hour before your band is scheduled to play and stay as long as you can. Please support your musical peers as they support you 🙂 Tickets are […]

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Concerts Dec 14 &15

Posted  December 8th, 2019  by  Darin Morris

Here is the lineup for the 2019 holiday concert at the VMI building this Saturday and Sunday! I appreciate everyone’s help with scheduling  We ended up keeping the concerts on December 14 and December 15. I understand we may have to do some adjusting of times or even days so please let me know your […]

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Downtown Music Festival Oct.25 & 27

Posted  October 20th, 2019  by  Darin Morris

Our final concert series for the fall session is this weekend! Friday night’s concert is going to be the latest we have ever had. If anyone wants to move from Friday to Sunday just let me know, no later than Tuesday please.  Tickets are five dollars in advance and seven dollars at the door. Everyone […]

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More Scholarships to VMI for The Gallo Center Session!

Valley Music Institute/VMIRocks.com has partnered with Roberts Auto and Future of Rock/High Voltage to offer 18 full or 36 half scholarships to the VMIRocks program. The standard cost of $150 can be waived in full or part for m...
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The Legendary Dave Hawkes joins VMI!

Valley Music Institute is way beyond thrilled to announce the addition of the legendary Dave Hawkes to our teaching staff. Dave is hands-down The best drummer and drum teacher from Fresno to Sacramento. He plays all styles perf...
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METALLICA’S GEAR AT MODSTOCK

This 80’s Mesa Boogie Mark III and an original Ibanez TS-808 will be available to use at Modstock. Very similar to Metallica’s gear. Kill Em All …And Justice For All Garage Inc. Ride the Lightning Metallica S&...
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VMI @ Gallo montage

  Rock n Roll history was made at the Gallo center last weekend. If you missed it be sure to watch this montage of the days event, showcasing a quick look at each of the bands. A big “Thank You” to Robert’...
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MAMA Voting Is On!

Click The “Vote For MAMA” To Vote Now! Vote for your favorite VMIRocks Band now at www.modestoareamusic.com . There is 5 VMIRocks Bands that are MAMA nominees. Aeon Trip who used to be Scaphism, The Detours. Perfect...
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