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

Waverly, Iowa, lands Mumford & Sons pop-up fest

Waverly will host the British band’s campout event on June 19-20.

Updated: March 02, 2015, - 11:39 PM

Meet the new Tweedy (son of Wilco's bandleader)

Spencer Tweedy, 19, deferred college for a year to join his dad Jeff on tour behind their double album "Sukierae."

Updated: February 27, 2015, - 02:53 PM

Local music notes: Hippo Campus signs, Are You Local? reveals

The young TC rockers have signed with NYC’s Grand Jury ahead of South by Southwest.

Updated: February 26, 2015, - 03:04 PM

Chris Thile rolls from 'Prairie Home' back to Punch Brothers

Fresh off filling in for Garrison Keillor, Nickel Creek's Chris Thile is back with his brothers.

Updated: February 25, 2015, - 03:37 PM

Flaming Lips seal their love for First Ave

Due for another special show Tuesday night, Flaming Lips’ Wayne Coyne says First Avenue is most bands’ "fantasy version of...

Updated: February 23, 2015, - 11:11 AM

Review: Hozier full of holy fire but not yet wholly rounded

The Irish artist proved Friday he has soul, and some learning to do.

Updated: February 23, 2015, - 10:00 AM

Irish hitmaker Hozier talks 'Church' and his state of mind

The “Take Me to Church” singer, 24, says he' enjoying the ride, especially when it came to the Grammys.

Updated: February 19, 2015, - 04:49 PM

Sleater-Kinney returns to a city full of love

The influential riot-grrrl trio's first tour in nine years relied heavily on its new album, "No Cities to Love."

Updated: February 15, 2015, - 06:59 PM

Rapper Lizzo fits in well with the Sleater-Kinney's riot-grrrls

The local rapper called in from her tour with Sleater-Kinney, landing at First Ave Saturday.

Updated: February 13, 2015, - 08:54 AM

Spotlight: The return of Sleater-Kinney

Saturday: It’s true, Sleater-Kinney was one of rock’s most influential yet unfamous bands of the late-’90s and early-’00s, not just...

Updated: February 12, 2015, - 01:21 PM

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