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Raleigh News & Observer Feature

Thanks to our good friend, Jack Bernhardt for previewing our Newberry & Verch concert on Dec. 8th at The Cary presented by Six String Presents.  Read the article HERE.

Newberry and Verch Bringing Christmas Melodies to Carrollton

Thanks to the West Georgian for previewing our Dec 11, 2018 “Holiday Cheer” concert in Carrollton, GA!

Newberry & Verch with Blue Ridge Orchestra

On Dec 9 Newberry & Verch will combine their Holiday Cheer concert with the Blue Ridge Orchestra!  Read the preview article in Asheville’s Mountain Express.

Feature on David Holt’s State of Music

In June 2018 we were honoured to work with the fabulous team for “David Holt’s State of Music” to film an episode for Season 3 of the series which is now launched! Click for more on how & when to view!

AVB on NPR’s Ideastream

During our stop in Cleveland on our October tour, we had the pleasure of visiting NPR (WCPN) to record for Ideastream’s “Applause Performances”.  The entire chat & performance is archived HERE for you to enjoy at your leisure!  Huge thanks to the producers, staff & tech team for working with us!

Newberry & Verch in-studio at KUAC, Fairbanks

Newberry & Verch stopped in to chat with Lori Neufeld at KUAC, Fairbanks during their appearances at Far North Fiddle Fest!  Stories, music & more at this link!

Interview for Delco Culture Vultures

Thanks to Steven Brodsky for making me think and reflect with these great questions for Delco Culture Vultures!

“Going Home” Review in UK’s Old Time News

Many thanks to Issy Howie for reviewing the album, and to the editors of Old Time News for including it!  Read the review in the winter edition of this great UK publication here.

Anthology Review in Germany’s “Folk World”

Thanks to Tom Keller & Alex Monaghan for their support of our new release with this review in their European music magazine! Read Folk World Review here! (PDF)

“Going Home” review by FRUK

Mike Davies gives Newberry & Verch’s new release a glowing review in FRUK.  Read it HERE!

View even more press clippings here.

3rd Annual “Holiday Cheer” Tour

Can’t you hear those sleighs bells jinglin’ and banjos tuning? (Hey, it’s the season of hope, isn’t it?!) Newberry & Verch is loading up the sleigh for Holiday Cheer concerts in NC, GA, NY & ON from Dec 7-17!

Feature on David Holt’s State of Music

In June 2018 we were honoured to work with the fabulous team for “David Holt’s State of Music” to film an episode for Season 3 of the series which is now launched! Click for more on how & when to view!

AVB on NPR’s Ideastream

During our stop in Cleveland on our October tour, we had the pleasure of visiting NPR (WCPN) to record for Ideastream’s “Applause Performances”.  The entire chat & performance is archived HERE for you to enjoy at your leisure!  Huge thanks to the producers, staff & tech team for working with us!

Fall is in the air!

Fall is hiding in the trees, we can feel the cooler air creeping nearer and we are excited for the autumn tours and the new recording project that are approaching!

Summer Lovin’

It’s been a great first half to 2018 and we’ve got lots of fun stuff planned this summer from concerts to camps to festivals… Have a look at the tour dates page for more info. Stay tuned over the coming months for updates regarding our new record too!

West Coast in May

It’s been a little while since we’ve visited the best, I mean, west coast! And springtime seems like the perfect time to me! We’ll be returning to a few of our favourite venues and visiting a few new ones as well – on Vancouver Island, then in Washington & Oregon. Here’s to hoping we’ll meet you along the way!

Newberry & Verch in Austria

We’re LOVING Austria! If you haven’t already noticed, our social media feeds are full of photos & videos – it’s just too beautiful and special not to share (even though nothing can do it justice!)

Newberry & Verch *Free Live Stream * April 13

On April 13, FatPigeonLive will be live streaming our concert at Greystones in Sheffield for free on YouTube. The fun kicks off at 3 PM Eastern, and is a great way for our non-UK fans to catch a bit of our current tour!

Newberry & Verch UK Tour

Joe and I are thrilled to be touring the UK as a duo for the first time!

A Birthday Tour in the Midwest!

On April 7th I turn another year older, and this year, instead of one party, I’m throwing a whole bunch of them – in the Midwest!

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