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

Volcano Choir goes full steam at First Ave

RE­VIEW: Jus­tin “Bon Iver” Ver­non per­formed be­hind a pul­pit Fri­day at First Ave.

Updated: October 23, 2013, - 12:21 PM

Adam Levy cues the strings

The Honeydogs frontman combined orchestral arrangements, rock songs and teaching in his new band And the Professors.

Updated: October 22, 2013, - 03:49 PM

Minnesota's new rock star: Legacy funding

The state’s $50-million-plus annual arts ­fund is amping up the local music scene.

Updated: October 20, 2013, - 09:24 AM

5 other acts that rock the strings

And the Professors is the latest in a long string of Twin Cities rock acts using orchestral arrangements to great...

Updated: October 17, 2013, - 02:49 PM

Singer Neko Case comes in off the farm

Battling back from personal losses, the beloved indie-twang singer returns to the Twin Cities for a multi-night stay this week.

Updated: October 16, 2013, - 09:44 AM

Obituary: Jan Kuehnemund - St. Paul rocker led Vixen to MTV

Kuehnemund, a guitarist who blazed the way for women in rock amid rampant sexism during the 1980s hair-metal days, died of cancer Thursday.

Updated: October 15, 2013, - 05:44 PM

A union of Twin Cities rock clubs: First Avenue to buy Turf Club

The pending sale will bring St. Paul’s most beloved rock venue under the growing wing of Minneapolis’ legendary club. First Avenue staff has regularly booked concerts at the Turf for several years.

Updated: October 11, 2013, - 11:03 PM

'Muscle Shoals' rock doc deserves respect

REVIEW: “Muscle Shoals” documents the unlikely music mecca that hosted Aretha, the Stones, Lynyrd Skynyrd and many more.

Updated: October 11, 2013, - 01:23 PM

Local music notes: Tired Eyes wakes up

One of the few things to ever make Twin Citians jealous they’re not in Duluth over the winter, Ol’ Yeller...

Updated: October 10, 2013, - 04:51 PM

Oct. 10: Skyway Theatre is reborn as a music venue

The cineplex in downtown Minneapolis has been recast as a music venue, with help from Live Nation – and the dance nation.

Updated: October 10, 2013, - 03:05 PM

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