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

Grant Hart bares 'Every Everything'

The Twin Cities indie-rock pioneer talks about his new concept album and a film documentary screening next week.

Updated: November 07, 2013, - 04:26 PM

My Bloody Valentine brings the noise to Wilkins

Review: Back from a two-decade hiatus, the influential Irish band hit fans on a physical level Friday.

Updated: November 02, 2013, - 06:41 AM

Kitten Forever's riot going on

How the trio with feminist lyrics and no guitar became one of the most fun new bands in town.

Updated: October 31, 2013, - 08:16 AM

Pop music spotlight: My Bloody Valentine

Beloved by a small crowd of Anglophiles and ’90s alt-rock fans, this distortion-orchestrating Irish band kicks off a short U.S. jaunt here.

Updated: October 30, 2013, - 12:44 PM

Encore for 97-year-old Palace Theater in downtown St. Paul?

Long the subject of renovation proposals, the Palace Theater is now the target of a $12 million project to become a 3,000-capacity concert venue with support from state taxpayers and two big names in the Twin Cities music business, First Avenue nightclub and Jam Productions.

Updated: October 28, 2013, - 10:30 PM

Twin Cities music notes: Koo Koo for Frank Turner

Minneapolis' fun-loving duo is on a 46-city trek playing with the big kids.

Updated: October 24, 2013, - 03:25 PM

Larger throne befits royal Kings of Leon

The Tennessee rockers backed up their fast rise to a Target Center gig from theaters and clubs with a solid performance.

Updated: October 24, 2013, - 02:34 PM

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

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