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Newberry & Verch at IBMA World of Bluegrass

Newberry & Verch will perform at IBMA Bluegrass Live! powered by PNC Bank – a FREE Street Festival in Raleigh, NC!

8 September 2021 / Read

On This Christmas Day

Ever since their first year of playing together in 2016, Joe Newberry and April Verch have performed their eagerly awaited holiday tours around the U.S. Their new recording project, “On This Christmas Day,” showcases some of the most requested music from those tours, plus some new songs and stories to add to the holiday tradition. Heartwarming original […]

2 December 2021 / Read

New In Person Tour Dates Announced

We’re excited! We have some in person shows coming up over the next few months! Most of them have limited seating, so plan to get your tickets early. 🥰

22 July 2021 / Read

Thank You: 20 Years of AVB and the Journey of a Lifetime!

As the curtain closes on 2020, it’s time to wrap up my #Cheersto20Years anniversary celebration. This video is a reflection, and most importantly, a heartfelt thank you!

29 December 2020 / Read

3 Virtual Music Camps – June/July

I can’t wait to share tunes, discuss music and hang out with friends this summer! I’m honoured to be instructing at three of my favourite camps – click through for more!

19 May 2021 / Read

July 4 – Ottawa Valley Step Dance workshop

Delighted to be teaching an Ottawa Valley Step Dance workshop for True North Music’s “Streaming Across the Sea Online Festival ” on July 4! No dance experience necessary!

21 June 2021 / Read

July 5 – Canadian Roots Today Livestream

Fans of diverse music traditions will enjoy a free weeklong sampling of the best in contemporary Canadian roots music streaming live every day at 4pm PDT / 7pm EDT. Join April & Cody for their set on July 5!

24 June 2021 / Read

Feature on “Sounds Atlantic” Radio & Podcast

Huge thanks to my pal Ron Moores, for featuring me on his “Back 40” and “Sounds Atlantic” programs. We chatted all about “Top of the Hill” and more & you can hear it now!

16 August 2020 / Read

Listen to my World Fiddle Day celebration on WTJU

In honour of World Fiddle Day, I joined my friend Pete Marshall for his radio show “Sunset Road” on WTJU, Charlottesville as special guest to spin tunes & fiddlers from around the world! Listen until May 28!

25 April 2021 / Read

Quarantine Happy Hour on May 18

Since April 2020, Quarantine Happy Hour has been bringing daily live happy hour music from a different person or musical household to keep us connected and supported during the quarantine. We’re taking part on May 18!

25 April 2021 / Read

Free Fiddle Lessons on YouTube

With everyone at home this summer, and missing fiddle camps and festivals myself, I decided it would be fun to share some tunes and tips.  I’m recording some YouTube tutorials that you can find on my YouTube Channel.  I hope you’ll enjoy them!  Happy fiddling :)

12 July 2020 / Read

New Heartship Video!

While staying safe at home Heartship has been busy collaborating with each from afar on a trio of ‘together/apart’ videos. April Verch, Cara Luft, and Annie Lou are excited to release the third video in this series!

2 February 2021 / Read