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The R Factor Formerly Rupert's Orchestra

Cover Band from Minneapolis, MN - Will travel up to 3000 miles
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$3500 - $15000 per event
Create a memorable social or corporate event with experienced professional entertainers who cater to every musical detail. Enjoy the remarkable voices of our Six Lead Singers and Ten piece band.

This group consists of 6 to 16 musicians (Male & Female in Tuxes / Gowns) performs every week at Weddings, Special Events, Fundraisers, Corporate & Private Events throughout the Midwest, and is in high demand on the entertainment scene, performing for numerous events throughout the United States. This heavy performance schedule assures our Clients a product that is well rehearsed, current, and extremely polished. The group comes with Sound, Lights, Production, Tech-man and Road Crew - totally self contained. Our song list contains over 750 songs for you to choose from - YOU PICK THE SONGS AND DESIGN YOUR SPECIAL EVENT with CD's during the breaks (yours or ours) for non stop music - YOU and your guests will DANCE and SING all night long. THE GROUP IS VERY PROFESSIONAL!!! Bass, Drums, Guitar, Keyboards, Tenor Sax, Alto Sax, Trumpet, Trombone, Violin, Percussion and 2 to 6 lead singers. The group goes out as a 6 to 16 piece band. You will be personally working with our Musical Director. We are booked and managed by Marsh Productions Entertainment Agency.

WE WILL WORK WITH YOUR BUDGET!

Testimonials

Kaufmann / Skolnick Wedding
November 16, 2013

?Let me say again, and again...THANK YOU for the Incredible Experience you gave us on Saturday night! I only wish I had another upcoming affair so that we could do it all over again! You brought it, as did the entire group and we are over the moon with joy!! Everyone I've talked to said this was by far the MOST FUN they've ever had at a Wedding and they were blown away by The R Factor! That means everyone from the very young to the very old. At 12:30 we were not ready to stop. Too damn much fun! Please let me know, besides FB how I can tell people about how fabulous you are and that you are the #1 band here in Minnesota and they should not consider hiring any other. I not only talk and dance a lot, I write really well!!

Sharon Kaufmann
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Jenna Vine Wedding
June 29, 2013

Hi Emil!
Wow!! You were AMAZING on Saturday!!! Thank you for playing at our wedding! We knew you were great, but you blew us away! Our family and friends loved you and still cannot stop talking about how much fun they had!!

Some of our favorite quotes we heard from our guests were "band of the century!" "Best wedding I've ever been to!" "We've never seen a dance floor so packed ALL night long!" "I think the band members had just as much fun as the guests!"

We are so happy we chose the R Factor! Thank you again and best wishes to you all!!!

Jenna and Marc Mayer :)
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Benjie Kaplan Wedding
August 26, 2012

I can't believe that it has already been two weeks since our wedding. Now that I have finally come down from the high I wanted to take a quick moment to thank you for making our wedding reception one of the BEST of the summer. The energy that the band brought that evening had the dance floor packed from start to finish (and then some). The arrangement of the songs we selected, mixing old and new flawlessly, made the evening fun for all of our guests young and old, and your willingness to play an extremely long set with rolling breaks ensured that nobody had a reason to leave early. The band was indeed a Highlight of the evening, and we can't thank you enough. We look forward to seeing you again at our friends weddings in the months and years ahead (See you at Oakridge in November)......and if anyone asks us, you can bet we'll tell them that there is ONLY ONE BAND WORTH HIRING!

All the best
Benjie and Libby Kaplan
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Brad Taylor Wedding
August 2, 2008

Thank you guys for the best wedding you could ask for.  All my family and friends are still raving about the band and sing and danced all night long.  You all are to be commended on being so professional and attending to our every musical need.  The R Factor Rocks!!

Brad Taylor

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High energy Easy to get along with Great song selections Great musicians Excellent job

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Corporate Function

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The band was wonderful!! All night long the comment I received the most was..."where did you find the band?" Everyone loved them. Everyone was up dancing, all our friends, colleagues and even my 88 year old grandmother. The band showed up on time for setup and started playing right on time. They also were very good at communicating their needs (stage, power, etc.) up front prior to the event, which was wonderful, there were no surprises. Many of our guests put in requests and they were able to respond to the guest requests. The band was dressed well, and was extremely friendly. You won't be disappointed!

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Wedding Reception

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We would like to thank The R Factor for making our wedding dance so special and fun for all. The dance floor was packed ALL night long! The talent of The R Factor is amazing. Our guests felt like they were at a concert. We were so happy that we had a band for our event and would hire The R Factor anytime. Thank You...Thank You...Thank You! God bless you all...Barb and Tom Thorson and Jenna and Hunter Volk

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Chris Brown
Tik Tok
Ke$sha
Moves Like Jager
Maroon 5
Call Me Maybe
Carly Rae Jepson
We Found Love
Rhianna
Without You
Usher
Low
Flo Rida
Ain't To Proud To Beg
The Temptations
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Etta James
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Bat Mitzvahs
Bridal Showers
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First Communions
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Please note The R Factor Formerly Rupert's Orchestra will also travel to Saint Paul, Arden Hills, Hopkins, Mendota, Plymouth, Bloomington, Mendota Heights, Minnetonka, Eden Prairie, Maple Grove, Minnetonka Beach, Orono, Osseo, South Saint Paul, Wayzata, Circle Pines, Inver Grove Heights, Champlin, Burnsville, Chanhassen, Crystal Bay, Long Lake, Newport, Savage, Willernie, Excelsior, Hamel, Saint Paul Park, Dayton, Hugo.
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