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

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

Local music notes: Rhymesayers gets Uncluded, Har Mar goes Cult

Rhymesayers Entertainment will issue one of its bigger non-local releases of recent years on Tuesday: “Hokey Fight” by the Uncluded,...

Updated: May 06, 2013, - 03:56 PM

The Runaways' Cherie Currie returns to the stage

1970s teen-rock queen Cherie Currie headlines next weekend’s Girls Got Rhythm festival in St. Paul.

Updated: May 06, 2013, - 11:02 AM

Pop/rock spotlight: Nicholas David

If Nicholas David's third-place finish on NBC’s “The Voice” didn’t impress you, then how about a rabid hometown following that even the top winners on the show would envy?

Updated: May 03, 2013, - 03:24 PM

Sound Gallery has hosted everyone from Motley Crue to Sean Anonymous

Jacob Grun's warehouse space has always been much more than a studio, going back to his predecessors, Flipp.

Updated: May 03, 2013, - 09:17 AM

Filling in, Gary Louris fits right in at Dakota debut

The Jayhawks singer came to the jazz club on short notice Monday following a long break.

Updated: April 29, 2013, - 11:58 PM

Gary Louris of the Jayhawks fills Dakota gap

When illness caused Texas twang-folk vet Nanci Griffith to cancel her gigs at the Dakota, the club’s staff came up with a pretty terrific remedy: Hometown alt-country hero Gary Louris.

Updated: April 29, 2013, - 11:44 PM

Cloud Cult spreads its 'Love'

Marriages, babies and the usual energy inspired the orchestral rock band’s most in-the-moment album.

Updated: April 25, 2013, - 04:42 PM

Local music notes: Duluth's Homegrown, Lucé's big bash

At least a couple more big outdoor bashes have yet to be announced, if not First Ave's.

Updated: April 25, 2013, - 03:19 PM

Vacationing in New York City with kids

From a brownstone in Brooklyn to the Egyptian room at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, a family of four takes on New York City.

Updated: April 24, 2013, - 01:45 PM

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