This group of 15 musicians is the last entity to perform as The Rupert's Orchestra of Minneapolis, and although the name has changed, The “R” Factor performs every week at clubs and private events throughout Chicago and the midwest, and is in high demand on the corporate entertainment scene, performing for numerous events throughout the United States. This heavy performance schedule assures our corporate clients a product that is well rehearsed and extremely polished.
The R Factor (formerly the Rupert's band) plays at Weddings, Corporate Events, Private Events, Birthdays, Anniversary Parties, etc. We would be GREAT for all Occasions.
We have over 700 songs for you to pick from (we will email you our song list, video, and more information), and will work with your budget. We supply all sound, lights, production, road crew and tech staff (we also go out as a 6-7-8-9-10+++++).
Our band consists of Bass, Drums, Guitar, Keyboards, Alto Sax, Tenor Sax, Flute, Trumpet, Violin, and 6 Lead Singers, Male and Female, all in Tuxes and Gowns.
Our music is complete variety, 50's - TODAY, Big Band, Motown, Classic Rock, R&B, Soul, Top 40, Country, Oldies, Swing, Jazz, Standards, Earth Wind & Fire, Frank Sinatra, Elton John, Madonna, Ke$ha, Van Morrison, Miami Sound Machine, Neal Diamond, AC/DC, KC & The Sunshine Band, Tony Bennett, Alica Keys, Streisand, Rihanna, Harry Connick Jr., Beyonce', Dorsey, Black Eyed Peas, Lady Gaga, Elvis, Smokey Robinson, Temptations, 4 Tops, Glenn Miller, Michael Jackson, Nat and Natalie Cole, ZZ Top, Sammy Davis Jr., Huey Lewis & The News, Aerosmith, Stevie Wonder, Chicago, Fleetwood Mac., Tower of Power, Rod Stewart, Shania Twain, Prince, Sheryl Crow, Boston, Bobby Darin, The Beach Boys, Hall & Oats, Anne Murry, Tina Turner, Steeley Dan, Doobie Brothers, Linda Ronstadt, Louis Armstrong, Van Halen, Bonnie Raitt, Billy Joel, The Beatles, Brian Seltzer, Led Zeppelin, Donna Summer, Neville Brothers, The Bee Gee's, Bill Withers, Diana Ross, Marvin Gaye, Mariah Carie, Dixie Chicks, Gladys Knight & The Pips, Sly, Santana, Kenny Logins, Dean Martin, Bette Midler, Sting, Aretha Franklin, Rolling Stones, The Righteous Brother, and many, many more!).
We play iPod music during the breaks, and those tunes can be yours or ours played on our system. Your event will be the party of the year, with everyone dancing and singing all night. We will work with your budget.
This group of musicians and vocalists represents the finest in talent and entertainment in the country. The R Factor's mission is quite simple:
To provide our clients a total musical package that meets the specific needs of their event, with a level of service that is unequaled in the music industry.
Our 'in-house' staff can provide creative support for all types of events, ranging from dinner/dance music to special shows. The R Factor's vast repertoire of music coupled with on-staff music arrangers, allows us to customize any performance to meet the tastes of our clients, assuring them of a 'worry-free' event.
We've earned the trust and respect of many different clients during our history. We welcome the opportunity to earn yours.