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

Dr. Dog digs deep at Turf Club

Dr. Dog at Turf Club in St. Paul, MN Fans were treated with a gem, as Dr. Dog dug deep into their musical library for their sold out show at Turf

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JVP Ensemble at Cedar Cultural Center

JVP Ensemble puts on a rhythmic showcase at The Cedar JVP Ensemble, a 10-piece percussion group conducted by Joey Van Phillips, played their

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Best Minneapolis Concerts of 2014

2014 was another fabulous year for music in the Twin Cities. Here is a list of my favorite shows I covered this past year. Thanks for looking,

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The Wytches at Turf Club

English psych-surf band The Wytches pound Turf Club in St. Paul The Wytches may very well be my favorite find of 2014. The psych-surf band from

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Upcoming Shows
  • OK Go on Apr 02 2015
  • Father John Misty on Apr 04 2015
  • Sixx:A.M. on Apr 19 2015
  • Umphrey's McGee on Apr 23 2015
  • Umphrey's McGee on Apr 24 2015
  • Umphrey's McGee on Apr 25 2015
  • Drive-by Truckers on May 01 2015
  • Tame Impala on May 13 2015
  • Matt & Kim on May 22 2015
  • Built to Spill on May 24 2015
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