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Dec.16 VMI Holiday Show

Posted  December 10th, 2018  by  Darin Morris

Our biggest holiday show ever! Please arrive at least a half an hour early, we are looking forward to an 8 hour music party! Stay as long as you can, as long as you like 🙂 tickets are five dollars in advance and eight dollars at the door. After this, we take five weeks off […]

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Downtown Youth Music Festival October 26 and 28th

Posted  October 22nd, 2018  by  Darin Morris

Please arrive at least 30 minutes early 🙂 one week off following the final concert and then the holiday session begins where I am requesting that all of the bands play at least one example of brutally rocking holiday music 🙂 October 26 6:30 Armadillo army Rattlers  Super 4 Artificial Moonlight  7:30 Blam! Lucid Dreams […]

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Riverbank wine and cheese festival October 14

Posted  October 9th, 2018  by  Darin Morris

Here is the lineup for the next stop as the bands of VMI tour Northern California! October 7 we were in Lathrop at Dell’Osso family farms, October 14 we take over the city of Riverbank and October 26 and October 28 we take over downtown Modesto!  Come hang out with us this Sunday and enjoy […]

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Dell’Osso Showcase Oct 7

Posted  October 4th, 2018  by  Darin Morris

On October 7 we will bring almost all of our bands to Dell’Osso Family Farm!  This is special because this location has been a favorite for our family and many others for years 🙂 all the musicians will get in for free and I am told they can bring one guest for free as well. […]

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2018 Modstock Lineup

Posted  August 5th, 2018  by  Darin Morris

We are getting ready for the eighth annual Modstock music festival! The Modesto view published a lineup for our bands in their latest issue. Since then, I have had to make significant changes in the lineup and I may still need to make more. Please be sure to check VMI rocks.com for the actual time […]

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Oct. 23 RNR Warehouse Lineup

Valley music institute fall session concert number one! Tickets are four dollars in advance and seven dollars at the door. Come at least a half an hour early and stay and watch your friends bands! 12:30 Flames of Fire Crank it ...
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Modesto Area Music Awards and VMI

Modesto area music awards   Will be held on October 11. The Modstock music festival has been nominated for best small event. Seven Valley music institute bands have been nominated in the best youth band category. Please vote f...
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Modesto area music awards and VMI

  The Modstock music festival has been nominated for best small event at the Modesto area music awards! Please vote for this celebration of youth music at the mama award website. http://www.modestoareamusic.com/vote Seven ...
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Fall semester begins August 29!

 We will begin our fall semester on August 29. We will do two shows, one at the rock ‘n’ roll warehouse and one at the double tree Hotel October 23 and October 30. Contact Darin at 543-2066 to sign up.  We expect ...
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Modstock Lineup August 7

10 Troublemakers Skool of Rock Twist Violent Whisper 11 Walking in Circles Laundry Detergent Midnight Rebels 80s Radio 12 K.M.P. Rebel G Artificial Moonlight Mockingjayz 1 Five Slices of Pizza Almost Famous Rattlers 2 Callbox T...
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Hank Harmon Music Scholarship

http://www.gofundme.com/hankharmonmusic On June 30 our dear friend Hank Harmon passed away. He leaves behind his wonderful wife Amy, and his four beautiful children, Audrey, Cash, Tommy, and Henry. My family has been very close...
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