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

10 reasons to be amped for summer concerts

This spring, it seemed like all the news about summer concerts was bad. But as we combed the concert calendar through Labor Day, we were pleasantly surprised to find plenty of cool trends to get us excited.

Updated: May 26, 2013, - 09:42 AM

Hibbing, Duluth tangled up in Bob Dylan

Bob's birthday is being celebrated by both cities from his North Country roots, one of which could ultimately wind up with a museum in his honor. But which one?

Updated: May 24, 2013, - 02:00 PM

5 Soundset festival newbies of note

From Joey Bada$$ to reformed bad-boy Haphduzn, these acts are ready to shine.

Updated: May 23, 2013, - 04:34 PM

Doomtree star P.O.S. ready to get down again

He says he’s up to the task of this weekend’s festival gigs, despite ongoing medical needs.

Updated: May 23, 2013, - 04:31 PM

The many faces of Snoop Dogg

His new Rasta makeover as Snoop Lion is just one of the Soundset guest’s many incarnations.

Updated: May 23, 2013, - 04:30 PM

Twins take Minnesota music out to the ballpark

The 4onthefloor got the call-up to lead off Target Field's new Midwest Music Series, a showcase for local bands.

Updated: May 23, 2013, - 04:14 PM

Pop spotlight: Soundset

Snoop Dogg will join resident local hosts Atmosphere to headline the usual 10-hour marathon at Soundset.

Updated: May 17, 2013, - 02:37 PM

Local music notes: Art-a-Whirl's gigs aplenty

A rundown of this week's festive (and mostly free!) live music events in northeast Minneapolis. Also: The Blood Shot returns,...

Updated: May 16, 2013, - 06:06 PM

Nicholas David finds his groove after 'The Voice'

Nicholas David is still feelin’ out his post-TV career, which starts with two First Ave gigs.

Updated: May 10, 2013, - 11:50 AM

Local music notes: Other 'Voice' contenders, Reckless Ones, more

By truly weird coincidence, the other surname-dropping Twin Cities musician who once performed with the White Iron Band before making...

Updated: May 10, 2013, - 09:20 AM

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