Tunes of the Town, an 18-day virtual concert that doubled as a fundraiser for local Annapolis artists, surpassed its goal and raised more than $20,000.
Annapolis Town Center and Symmetry Creative Agency Partners launched a virtual music series on Facebook to raise money for musicians through the Annapolis Musicians Fund for Musicians when the town center had to cancel all summer concerts due to the coronavirus, a key gig for many local artists.
The series started April 15 with a goal of raising $10,000 by May 2. Annapolis Town Center and Symmetry Creative Agency Partners matched donations gifted by viewers to AMFM up to $5,000. In total, the series raised $21,428 in two and a half weeks for local musicians whose livelihoods have taken a deep economic hit.
“We are thrilled by the outpouring of support by the community,” Anthony Henry, general manager of the Annapolis Town Center, said in a statement. “This result…Continue Reading