Chris Riemenschneider

Columnist/Reporter | Local Music
Phone: 612-673-4658
Chris Riemenschneider has been covering the Twin Cities music scene since 2001, long enough to earn a shout-out from Prince during “Play That Funky Music (White Boy).” The St. Paul native was also a music critic at the Austin American-Statesman for five years.

Recent content from Chris Riemenschneider

Festival Palomino out of the gate running

Saturday’s rootsy event at Canterbury Park organized and headlined by Trampled by Turtles defied the rainy day.

Updated: September 21, 2014, - 06:49 AM

Lizzo and Caroline Smith: Let 'em say it together

Local rapper Lizzo and R&B singer Caroline Smith explain their First Ave shows and funny friendship.

Updated: September 20, 2014, - 11:20 PM

Local music notes: Radio K turns 21

Radio K can booze it up all it wants now. The University of Minnesota’s intoxicating radio station (770 AM, 100.7 or 104.5 FM) will hit the streets to celebrate its 21st anniversary this week.

Updated: September 18, 2014, - 05:09 PM

War on Drugs frontman living the 'Dream'

Adam Granduciel of the War on Drugs is happy so many people like his album. Never mind how unhappy he was while making it.

Updated: September 18, 2014, - 03:34 PM

Review: Replacements satisfy in long-awaited return

After a 23-year hiatus, Paul Westerberg covered all the bases at Midway Stadium with his reborn and surprisingly no-nonsense band.

Updated: September 15, 2014, - 10:23 AM

Pop concerts: Anticipation builds for Pearl Jam

Pearl Jam will finally hit the mark again at St. Paul's Xcel Energy Center on Oct. 19, their first local headlining date since 2003. Tickets sold out instantly.

Updated: September 12, 2014, - 07:15 PM

The Replacements at Midway: Don't ask why

No, it's not all original members. Yes, it's about making money. Despite the negatives around Saturday's hometown reunion, the Replacements shows have so far been overwhelmingly positive.

Updated: September 12, 2014, - 03:02 PM

Timeline: Road to the Replacements reunion

July 4, 1991: The band’s original run ends with an unceremonious final gig at Taste of Chicago.Sept. 23, 2007: Frontman...

Updated: September 11, 2014, - 09:30 PM

Meet the Replacements past, present and possible

A rundown of the band’s past, present and possible members.

Updated: September 11, 2014, - 01:59 PM

Pearl Jam: Fall's most anticipated concert

Eddie Vedder and Pearl Jam have kept local fans waiting.

Updated: September 11, 2014, - 11:06 AM

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