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

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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Pearl Jam triumphantly returns to St. Paul

Pearl Jam rocks Xcel Energy Center It’s been over ten years since Pearl Jam have headlined a performance in the Twin Cities. A very

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Pixies leave State Theatre in dust

Pixies at State Theatre in Minneapolis The Pixies still have it. The legendary alternative rockers led by Black Francis filled the State Theatre

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Jungle at First Avenue

Jungle brings the heat back to Minneapolis London, UK modern soul collective, Jungle, brought the heat back to Minneapolis with a stop at First

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Upcoming Shows
  • Dr. Dog on Feb 05 2015
  • Marilyn Manson on Feb 06 2015
  • Dr. Dog on Feb 07 2015
  • The Decemberists on Mar 24 2015
  • OK Go on Apr 02 2015
  • Father John Misty on Apr 04 2015
  • Umphrey's McGee on Apr 23 2015
  • Umphrey's McGee on Apr 24 2015
  • Umphrey's McGee on Apr 25 2015
  • Foo Fighters on Aug 22 2015
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