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.


Bob Dylan to resume Never-Ending Tour in November, but not in his home state

The Nov. 2 opening date in Milwaukee will mark the end to his longest hiatus from the road since the late 80s.


Shawn Mendes to fill Xcel Center with 'Wonder' on his summer 2022 tour

The Canadian pop star is also set to headline Summerfest in Milwaukee a few days before the July 9 gig in St. Paul.


Minnesota fans happy to comply with Harry Styles in sold-out charm fest

Review: The former One Direction singer required masks and vaccines at his packed Xcel Center show.


Twin Cities R&B/funk musicians find a new home in L.A. and new groove as King Pari

Cameron Kinghorn of Nooky Jones and Joe Christensen of PHO started experimenting together in Minnesota before relocating to California mid-pandemic.


Lots of distance for fans — social and otherwise — at Guns N' Roses show at Xcel Energy Center

Stars Axl Rose and Slash returned to a downsized Twin Cities crowd.


Wilco and Trampled by Turtles mix things up via Red Wing

The beloved Midwest Americana bands paired up for an outdoor co-headlining gig at Treasure Island's amphitheater.


Liquid Music will settle into Minneapolis' Parkway Theater for 2021-22 salon series

Among the six scheduled shows are trumpeter Terence Blanchard, Pakistani singer Arooj Aftab and Minnesota violinist Ariana Kim.


First Ave-bound Bob Mould sternly urges fans 'do the right things' ahead of fall tour

The ex-Minnesota punk legend's video asks for masks and adherence to vaccine rules, or else '[we could] lose our livelihood again.'


A year late, Waxahatchee shines a clear light on golden album at First Ave

REVIEW: Katie Crutchfield's band played its "Saint Cloud" LP in full.


Lizzo's 'Truth' sets fans free again in sold-out, feel-good comeback concert

The ex-Minnesotan pop/hip-hop star returned to the stage at Treasure Island with a new band and renewed joy.