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

Lyn-Lake rock club Cause to close

The venue lost its lease just as it was to celebrate its fifth anniversary.

Updated: June 26, 2014, - 10:00 PM

Welcome back, P.O.S.

After months of recovery from a kidney transplant, P.O.S. believes he’s finally able to do what he does best. He returns this weekend with Doomtree and will be busy making myriad music soon.

Updated: June 26, 2014, - 05:13 PM

Review: A new kind of Rock the Garden takes flight

The extended lineup emphasized what the host of the Walker’s annual garden party does best.

Updated: June 23, 2014, - 07:23 AM

Rock the Garden gets off to a sun-drenched start

Saturday’s Rock the Garden lineup kicked off a two-day party outside Walker Art Center.

Updated: June 22, 2014, - 09:30 AM

Meet Courtney Barnett, rock's reluctant gardener

How Australian indie-rocker Courtney Barnett turned a rough day of pulling weeds into a fast-budding career.

Updated: June 22, 2014, - 09:29 AM

Rock the Garden 2014: It's a double date for the music fest

Minneapolis’ hippest music fest, Rock the Garden expands to two days with dual headliners De La Soul and Spoon.

Updated: June 20, 2014, - 05:41 AM

Rock the Garden 2014: Spoon is back off the shelf

The Texas band’s three-year hiatus allowed drummer Jim Eno time to work with some Twin Cities favorites.

Updated: June 19, 2014, - 02:51 PM

Don't blink: GBV just dropped two more albums

The indie-rock heroes are back on the road and pumping out albums, just as they did in the old days.

Updated: June 19, 2014, - 02:47 PM

RTG 2014: When GBV took Spoon under its wing

Rock the Garden 2014 offers a reunion of sorts for the two bands finishing off Sunday’s lineup, Spoon and Guided by Voices.

Updated: June 19, 2014, - 02:46 PM

Soundcheck: Prairie Fire Lady Choir

From covering Prince and Metallica to creating new original songs, the Prairie Fire Lady Choir has found its voice.

Updated: June 19, 2014, - 12:03 PM

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