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Metro Detroit Concerts: RV Mendoza’s THAW, Indie Rock and Singer-Songwriters

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CultureShift’s Jeff Milo runs down local concerts and shows to catch the weekend of Feb. 21 and 22 in southeast Michigan.

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Welcome to “Milo Minute,” the 60 seconds (or thereabouts) you need to find a local show or fest to attend this weekend. And we mean ‘local.’

Longtime Detroit music journalist Jeff Milo has been plugging ears into the Detroit scene for years with his prolific Deep Cutz blog and his YouTube series, “The Milo Show.” Here, he gives us his rundown for what music to catch this weekend that isn’t… uh… playing Little Caesars Arena if you catch our vibe.

Click on the player above to hear CultureShift’s Amanda LeClaire and Jeff Milo talk local shows.


Friday, February 21

Indie rock at Lo-fi Bar in Ann Arbor

Who’s playing: Human Skull, Junglefowl and Goody Head

Sounds like: Giants Knife” by Goody Head 

Fourth annual THAW, a queer pop dance party at the Magic Stick

Who’s playing: RV Mendoza and Supercoolwicked

Sounds like: RV Mendoza’s “You Blew It”

Saturday, February 22

Lotion and Big Vic join Toronto’s Ace of Wands at Outer Limits Lounge

Who’s playing: Lotion, Big Vic, and Toronto trio Ace of Wands

Sounds like: Lotion “Placing Bets”


Singer/songwriters at Armageddon Beachparty

Who’s playing: Lily Talmers, Marlon Morton, Mike Galbraith

Sounds like: Libby DeCamp “Put the Kettle On”

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Amanda LeClaire, Host, CultureShift

Amanda LeClaire is Host of CultureShift and is a founding producer of both of WDET’s locally-produced daily shows. She’s been involved in radio and the arts in Detroit for over a decade.

amanda.leclaire@wdet.org Follow @amandalee_lec

Jeff Milo , Reporter, CultureShift

Jeff Milo is a Reporter for CultureShift. He’s a longtime music journalist documenting the Michigan scene for 15 years.

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