Welcome to
Chad Rieder Photography

Welcome to
Chad Rieder


Hello! I am Chad Rieder — a music and landscape photographer based in the beautiful city of Minneapolis, MN. When I’m not shooting a show from the pit of a local music venue, I can oftentimes be found chasing the light with my tripod set up somewhere around town.

By day I work as a web developer for a super awesome award-winning ad agency in downtown Minneapolis. I am continuously seeking, feeling, or planning my next shot or project. In my photography, I proudly shoot with Nikon gear exclusively.

What keeps me going:

  • the music
  • excitement of the unknown
  • the wonderful beauty of nature
  • all the shots I have missed
  • a never-ending chase for perfection
  • lots of tea

If you are interested in my work, or just want to say hello, let’s connect.

From the Blog

Gogol Bordello at First Avenue

Gogol Bordello brings gypsy punk caravan to Minneapolis Somewhere in between a sweaty mosh pit full of hardcore fans, bottles of vodka and red

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Kurt Vile at Mill City Nights

While Huey Lewis & the News faded out over the PA system, Kurt Vile took the stage with a half-drunk bottle of Gilbey’s gin in hand. He

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Destroyer at Fine Line Music Cafe

Destroyer stumbles through Minneapolis stop Destroyer, the baroque pop band led by Vancouver, BC songwriter Dan Bejar, made a stop in Minneapolis

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Festival Palomino 2015

The second annual Festival Palomino was a great success. The weather was perfect, and the bands curated by local heroes Trampled By Turtles

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Upcoming Shows
  • The Arcs on Dec 01 2015
  • Motley Crue on Dec 08 2015
  • Deerhunter on Dec 14 2015
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