Columnist/Reporter | Local Music

Riemenschneider has also written for Rolling Stone, the Los Angeles Times, Dallas Morning News and Billboard and won awards from the Society of Professional Journalists, Society for Features Journalism and Society of American Travel Writers.

Queen will rock you again with Adam Lambert at Xcel Center in October 2023

The St. Paul date is part of a 14-city tour still riding the wave of tributes to late singer Freddie Mercury.

The big gigs: 10 concerts to see in the Twin Cities this week

Highlights for March 23-29 include Ingrid Andress, Yo La Tengo, J.I.D., Keshi and Snarky Puppy

Peter Gabriel's first Minnesota concert in 21 years booked for October

The Oct. 3 date at Xcel Energy Center is tied to a new album, "i/o," his first in 12 years.

The unstoppable Brandi Carlile will return to Minnesota State Fair grandstand in 2023

The Grammy favorite sold out Xcel Energy Center last summer after a long history of Twin Cities gigs.

Why this St. Patrick's Day feels extra green for Twin Cities band Belfast Cowboys

Two members trekked to Northern Ireland to explore Van Morrison's roots ahead of the band's 21st anniversary Friday.

5 more St. Patrick's Day music gigs of note in the Twin Cities

Acts from Ireland and Edmonton round out the schedule with local favorites.

Minnesota music vet named as replacement for Mary Lucia's afternoon shift at the Current

Jessica Paxton has already been working as a part-time host and has served many other roles in the music scene.

The big gigs: 10 concerts to see in the Twin Cities this week

Highlights for March 16-22 include Shemekia Copeland, Maya Hawke, Larkin Poe and St. Patrick's Day shows.

Willie Nelson's Outlaw Fest coming June 23 to revived Somerset, Wis., amphitheater

Robert Plant, Alison Krauss and Trampled by Turtles will join Nelson at the western Wisconsin venue.

Basilica Block Party off again, adding to music fest shortfall

A 2024 return hasn't been ruled out for the Minneapolis church party, unlike the canceled Rock the Garden and TC Summer Jam.