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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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Band Talk

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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VMI CHRISTMAS SHOW

17 Christmas themed the bands to perform Sunday, December 11 at the rock ‘n’ roll warehouse! My favorite concert of the year 🙂 Get there at least a half an hour early, and stay as long as you can to support your ...
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October 30 Halloween party at the Doubletree!

Everyone is invited to wear their costumes! Come early stay late and order food and drink from the very excellent Maxis restaurant. No outside food allowed. Tickets are seven dollars in advance and $10 at the door. We will do a...
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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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