Live Musician

Dave Francis

Dave Francis is an accomplished performer, arranger, composer, teacher, and veteran of many wedding gigs.  He has worked for the past 15 years as one of Missoula's most sought-after guitar teachers.  "Teaching affords me the opportunity to relate to and interact with hundreds of different musicians.  I usually gain as much insight into the artistry of music as my students do, and playing guitar all day for a living keeps my skills sharp".

In addition and in conjunction with his work as a teacher Dave also works with several music publication companies as an arranger of popular music.  "The idea is to take a song and break down its essence.  Melody, percussion, bass, chord harmonies, and groove are all considered.  The fun, and challenge inherent to this process is discovering how to simultaneously combine all of these elements onto a single instrument".  This process has made him very comfortable with imagining customized playlists for events and delivering performances of songs that haven't been introduced to the world yet.

"My favorite aspect of playing weddings is the opportunity to use my skill set and experience planning to help bring all the elements together.  Seeing the joy of the present on my client's faces is so rewarding, and I feel incredibly blessed to be able to share in those precious and intimate moments."

Average number of Weddings and events a year:
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What are three things still left on your bucket list?

Visit the Karakoram. Compete in the Winfield (National) Fingerstyle Guitar Competition. Use the word winter as a verb to describe where I live during the darkest season.

Do you have any strange phobias?

Totally. Trypophobia (fear and disgust when viewing a pattern of holes).

What was the worst punishment you received at school?

Having my mom go to high school with me for a day.

What is the strangest talent you have?

Linking any actor to Kevin Bacon in less than four moves.

What is the nerdiest thing you do in your spare time?

An eBay sports card store as a side hustle.

Can you play an instrument?

Yep! I play a couple.

What was your favorite toy as a kid?

The Fisher Price barn with a door that said, MOOOO!

What was your favorite TV show when growing up?

The Simpsons

Which storybook/cartoon character would you prefer to be?

Winnie the Pooh, or Inigo from Princess Bride.

Choose a movie title for the story of your life.

Where Did I Leave My Glasses?

At which store would you like to max-out your credit card?

s saying Amazon like asking the genie for more wishes? Probably Caras Nursery in Missoula, I love watching landscapes develop.

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We have an average customer rating of 4.99
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RMF Entertainment created the perfect atmosphere for our wedding. They were easy to work with, affordable, and kept things moving smoothly and according to plan. I highly recommend hiring RMF Entertainment if you want the best wedding experience possible.
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We can't say enough good things about RMF! From the get-go they were so professional. They definitely have all their ducks in a row. If they missed a call from me, it was always returned before the end of the same day. It's so nice to deal with a business who actually communicates on a professional level! Our DJ, Sam, was effortless to work with. He was also so much fun and conducted the wedding with such good energy. He went with the flow of things and was flexible to take our guests requests. He had everyone dancing immediately from the get-go all the way until the venue had to shut us down! So great! Thank you RMF!
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Jayme was fantastic! He was incredibly conscientious of our time and getting things moving smoothly. As a bride, he allowed me to relax and made sure that I was ALWAYS having fun and enjoying myself. Nearly all of our guests made positive comments about Jayme and how kind and welcoming he was the entire night! We highly recommend Jayme to all couples getting married!

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