and Becky's Motto: Working Toward the Greater Good!
Inc. is husband and wife duo, Becky
and Slam Stewart, who have
been working together since 2004 in the central
Virginia and metro D.C. area. Their focus is on
teaching and sharing their musical gifts as far
as their journey together takes them! To see all
of the musical offerings of Slam and Becky and
some prices for their work, click on services.
FAMILY OF BANDS
and Slam are pleased to present their diverse
family of bands that look forward to performing
for your next special occasion, corporate, or
Check out the schedule
of upcoming performances or "Like" Slamone
LLC - Bands on Facebook
to receive regular invitations to events.
in BOOKING any one of the family of bands?
Becky Stewart: 540-287-3722. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Y SLAM, a locally-popular musical couple, are
available to play for small to medium-sized venues,
house parties, and private receptions with their
eclectic mix of originals, jazz standards, funk,
and pop tunes with an Afrocuban flavor. Click
below for a favorite song request, "THE IGUANA
SONG", about a 'vacation gone bad' that is
performed during Becky Y Slam's annual "Music
on the Steps" performances at the Central
Rappahannock Regional Library during the summers.
Y Slam Song Sample - THE IGUANA SONG
REGGAE AND MARLEY FAVORITES
OF SOLOMON is
a locally-popular reggae family band whose lead
singers are fun-loving brothers Ryan and Roy Childs.
Joined by Becky and Slam, the band delights delight
audiences with their energetic interaction on
stage (especially when Ryan starts bouncing).
The band performs reggae covers in celebration
of "Jah" and compose originals
with messages of one love, peace, faith, and hope
in a world at times filled with strife. Check
out some of their originals:
Song Sample - SONS OF SOLOMON
Song Sample - HARDER DAYS
Song Sample - 10,000 YEARS OF BONDAGE
ROCK & GROOVEABLE ORIGINALS
SUNSET SYNDICATE is a great party band that features
hula-hooping vocalist, Amber Lawrence, one of
the singing ladies of the 'burg' who also performs
as a duo with Becky and Slam as "SUNSET SIRENS".
The full 5-piece band is great for family fun,
birthday parties, outdoor parties where the kids
(young and old) can dance and take a turn at the
hula hoop. It's like riding a bike!
VIDEO - NEW
RELEASE (September 2014):
"I AM" Video
Syndicate Song Sample - BLUE ICE
DIDN'T THINK" Video
ROCK & ACOUSTIC FUNK AND REGGAE
THE MARK VOLLTEN PROJECT (M.V.P.) is a 4-piece
band with Guitarist Mark Volten, Becky and Slam,
and Richmond-based guitarist, Jason Howdershelt.
The group provides classic rock in its softer
form - jazzy and acoustic -- to provide great
background music for your special event:
Song Sample - YOU'RE SO VAIN
Song Sample - SO CLOSE
Song Sample - BLUE BAYOU
FOLK & GRASSY ORIGINALS
Mark Vollten also works in a duo dubbed THE SCENIC
ROOT with fellow singer/songwriter, Jason Howdershelt.
The multi-talented pair uses any combination of
guitar, 12-string, bass, mandolin, banjo, and
ukulele to provide some mellow, downhome, folky,
guitar-driven music to keep your party jumping!
Scenic Root Song Sample - MY TRIBE
Scenic Root Song Sample - GROWING
GUITAR - ACOUSTIC JAZZ AND STYLINGS
MARK VOLLTEN playing solo guitar and singing is
an amazing show in itself. He recently played
the BUD BREAK SPRING CELEBRATION at the Blue &
Gray Brewing Co. in the 'burg and rocked the house!
OF SOLOMON - Reggae Band
SYNDICATE - Party Band
Mark Vollten Project - Classic Rock (Note: Mark
is also available as folk duo & jazzy soloist)
Go to Slam's
My Space page to see a video of his amazing non-stop
show to demonstrate the Duallist bass drum pedal
(single pedal, double stroke) at the Guitar Center
at Spotsy Towne Centre: www.myspace.com/slamerone/videos
2014 News: Becky and Slam continue to write
beautiful music in their King George studio
this month. Their music is a blend of their
unique individual styles as described in a fun
interview with the couple published in the local
newspaper, the Fredericksburg Free Lance-Star
as written by good friend, Stephen Hu. The Becky
and Slam article was published last Thanksgiving
Day in the WEEKENDER section.
the cooler weather is here, Amy's
Cafe music is winding down for the winter
with just one date on Friday, 26 December. Join
us this day after Chrismas at 7 p.m. for a "cup
of cheer" and fun with Becky and Slam at
103 W. Cambridge St, Fredericksburg, VA (under
the northwest corner of the Falmouth bridge
in Fredericksburg, VA)!
Slam are pleased to announce a new venue in
which they will be performing with their lovely
saxophonist, Daphne Cashion: The Landing
Restaurant in Occoquan, VA. Join us for
a pre-Christmas celebration on Saturday, 20
December at 8 - 11:30 p.m. Check out the rest
of the Becky and Slam schedule!
Kutambarara (African "sharing"): Becky
and Slam look forward to presenting some new
ideas to obtain educational grants for their
WITH FACEBOOK: Contact
Becky or Slam through Becky
Stewart's Facebook Page or Slam
Stewart's Facebook page. You may also "Like"
LLC - Bands Facebook Page to get updates
on the vast array of bands that span the genres
of jazz, funk, Latin (salsa
and jazz), smooth jazz, R&B, soul, reggae,
gospel, and rock for your special event!
BECKY AND SLAM'S STUDIO!
Becky Stewart invite you to come visit them
in their music studio in King George, VA (a
division of Slamone, LLC, incorporated in the
state of Virginia on March 20, 2009).
studio is the in-house studio of Slam and Becky
Stewart, located in King George, just outside
of Fredericksburg, VA. The 900 square foot studio
provides new and comfortable classroom and music
rehearsal space, a vocal isolation booth, 48-track
digital recording capability, and music transcription
and songwriting and music creation services
with the Korg Triton music workstation.
studio is open and available to all levels of
instrumentalists and vocalists, and especially
family members of any age. Got a song to sing
for your honey? Or a birthday jam to record
for your friends? Or a Christmas greetings tune
to send to your family? Slam and Becky will
hook you up at an affordable cost!
Becky and Slam teach lessons at their Cut-Time
studio for drums, piano, voice, flute, guitar,
bass, and songwriting. Please email Becky at
and Slam at email@example.com
if you are interested in private lessons.
for a tour and to stop out and have a cup of
coffee with Slam and Becky. The studio phone
number is (540) 775-9818.
DIRECTIONS (FROM FREDERICKSBURG):
eastbound on Route 3 (William Street) passing
through old town and crossing over Chatham Bridge.
at the light at the end of the bridge, go to
2nd light, then turn right (at CVS to your right)
Go ~ 5-6
miles, then turn left onto Route 600 (Bethel
Church Rd) just before the big brick church
Go ~ 3-4
miles thru the curves then turn left onto Route
654 or Belvedere Drive
is 1/2 mile down on your right at 2162 Belvedere
Drive, King George, VA 22485 (there is a beige-covered
mailbox with an "S" on it).
to all of our friends and family and best wishes
for peace and love with music!
2 November, 1 - 3 pm, Becky Y Slam, Amy's
Cafe, 103 W Cambridge St (NW Corner Falmouth
bridge), Fdbg, VA
9 November, 1 - 3 p.m., Sunset Sirens (with
Amber Lawrence, Singer / Songwriter), Amy's
Cafe, 103 W. Cambridge Street, Fdbg, VA
22 November, 7 p.m., Becky Y Slam play for
the Downhome Ball (benefit of Downtown Greens
Organization), Recreation Center, 109 William
Street, Fdbg, VA
20 December, 8 - 11:30, Becky Y Slam (with
Daphne Cashion on sax), The
Landing, Occoquan, VA
26 December, 7-9 p.m., Becky Y Slam, Amy's
Cafe, 103 W Cambridge St (NW Corner Falmouth
bridge), Fdbg, VA
BOOKING, CONTACT BECKY STEWART AT (540) 287-3722.