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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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May 21 Inaugural Concert

The first concert at our new facility. Come help make Modesto music history! Arrive at least 30 minutes early and stay and support the other bands. Tickets are $6 in advance and $9 at the door. 1:00 Flaming Roses Mad Revolution...
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Summer session begins the week of June 12

Our summer session will begin the week of June 12. This will include the downtown music festival July 23 and the award-winning Modstock music festival August 6.  Everyone will also have the option of participating in the Fourt...
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May 7 Farewell to the R&R Warehouse

The last concert ever at the rock ‘n’ roll warehouse. We have done thousands of rehearsals and  dozens of shows but it’s time to move on to the next chapter at our fabulous new place downtown. Come celebrate ...
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VMI Rocks the Gallo Center March 19

    28 bands at the Gallo Center, March 19th. This is a free concert sponsored by Roberts auto sales. You deserve a new car don’t you think? Come at least a half an hour early, I need one parent from each band t...
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March 5 ROCKAPALOOZA

28 bands at the rock ‘n’ roll warehouse, 501 Bitritto, March 5! Tickets are four dollars in advance and seven dollars at the door. Eat drink and be merry, hang out, and support your fellow musicians.😊 12:00 ...
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VMI Winter: Play at Gallo Center

We start Winter Session the week of Jan 16. We will have about 30 bands that meet once a week. We need singers, bassists, sax, keyboards, drums and guitars. Play at The Rock and Roll Warehouse March 5 and The Gallo Center March...
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