Locally owned and operated, J. Rieck Music is your first stop for quality stringed instruments, caliber repair services, and gorgeous custom builds.
We aren’t like those other guys. We are proud to be one of the few establishments in the midwest to operate as both an instrument dealer and lutherie. Years of specialized training establishes us as a cut above the rest. We’re confident we have the knowledge and experience to help you with your next stringed instrument purchase, repair or custom build.
Whether you are on the hunt for your first guitar or in need of a technician to tackle a complex repair, we’ve got you covered.
When you work with J Rieck Music, there are a few things you should know:
We’re a local shop of builders, repair techs and lifelong musicians.
We are South Dakota’s premier stringed instrument dealer.
With decades of combined lutherie and repair experience, we know your stringed instrument inside and out.
We welcome musicians of all skill levels and offer top-tier customer service.
We stand behind our work because we know we do it better.
Our friendly, knowledgeable staff gives us the unique opportunity to offer a quality, personalized experience for musicians of all skill levels. When you walk into our store or browse our online inventory, you are our priority. We encourage you to ask questions and get to know us! We will always do our best to ensure you make an informed purchase that you’re excited about.
To J. Rieck Music, you’re not just another customer--you’re family, and we think you deserve the best.
As a team of builders, repair techs and musicians, we have a deep understanding of instrument quality. Rest easy knowing any purchase, repair, or build from J. Rieck Music is guided by profound knowledge and experience. We stand behind the brands we carry, repairs we complete, and the one-of-a-kind custom builds we create.
Questions, concerns or just want to talk instruments? Stop by our shop, drop us a line or give us a call. Our stellar staff is ready to help!
What brought you to J. Rieck Music?: After the closure of the last locally owned guitar shop in Sioux Falls, I saw an opportunity to open a different kind of guitar shop that is built around service.
Most memorable moment in the shop: The whole experience of opening the shop was very memorable. I had a lot of support and encouragement from the community, I won’t forget that.
What brought you to J. Rieck Music?: An admiration for the work Josh has put in over the years, led me to consult with him on a particularly challenging repair. I was asked to come onboard a couple months later and officially started working with J. Rieck Music, May of 2021.
Most memorable moment in the shop: If I started to tell stories I’d have to have my own blog page on here. But, I can comfortably say that I will be telling stories about Dave, Robin, and Josh for years to come.
What brought you to J. Rieck Music?: Love of Instruments
Most memorable moment in the shop: Seeing a guitar built from scratch.
What brought you to J. Rieck Music?: Working with Josh at Sioux Falls Music, when that store closed Josh thought we should continue to work together.
Most memorable moment in the shop: Receiving a Christmas gift of socks with my name and face on them.