Watch the Detroit rockers’ performance and interview with Amanda Le Claire inside Studio A.

The band Duende


DUENDE is a Detroit band that embodies much of the city’s rich rock, blues and punk history.

The group consists of Laura Willem on drums, Scott Sanford on bass, “Jelly Roll” Joel McCune on guitar, harmonica and vocals, along with Jeff Howitt contributing vocals, lyrics, guitar, and theremin.

DUENDE has evolved into a versatile musical force over its decade-long journey, becoming one of the most unique and talented bands in the Motor City.

Watch their full performance and interview with CultureShift’s Amanda Le Claire inside WDET’s Studio A below.

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  • Amanda LeClaire
    Amanda LeClaire is an award-winning host and producer of CultureShift on 101.9 WDET-FM Detroit’s NPR station. She’s a founding producer of WDET’s flagship news talk show Detroit Today, and a former host/reporter for Arizona Public Media. Amanda is also an artist, certified intuitive and energy healer, and professional tarot reader.