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Events

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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Events

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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Miscellaneous

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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31 Bands at The Portal Oct. 8

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 ...
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Birthday party/events at VMI!

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...
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The Seventh Annual Modstock Music Festival was awesome!

  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,...
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Fall Session Aug. 21. Riverbank and The Portal

We will start the fall session the week of August 21 with a performance at The Portal  October 8 and the riverbank wine and cheese festival October 15.  The portal is an amazing new venue in Modesto and the last time we playe...
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Modstock Music Festival

The seventh annual Modstock music festival is coming Sunday, August 6. Sponsored by Roberts auto sales, the event features 30 VMIRocks bands, four local pro/favorites, dozens of vendors, award-winning Modstock T-shirts with the...
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Two Day Summer VMI Concert

A two day marathon of rock ‘n’ roll mayhem  at the VMI building at 1220 J St. Tickets are five dollars in advance and eight dollars at the door and your ticket is good for both days. Come and support your fellow mu...
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