“When you have to sit and think about the things you have going on and how you can make an impact, there’s no better time than the present,” said local singer-songwriter Zandrina Dunning, who’s been omnipresent on the scene since 2013 as a show producer with her company, the ZD Experience. It turned out, 2020 was her time to act on goals she’d written way back when.
The unprecedented pause in live music gave her the space to cultivate concerts and tribute shows to serve as a balm to the city’s aching entertainment industry. She helped organize The Potluck Concert Series to stream musician showcases during the pandemic.
“Everyone was doing porch concerts and giving people the opportunity to make donations. Creatives will always try to find a way to make something happen,” she said.[…]