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We start recording today!

February 2nd is officially here.  It’s no longer a far away date that looms with promise (and a little bit of stress.)  Nope, it’s here and I’m so excited! It was a challenge getting here, to Asheville, NC.  Our last gig was in Salt Spring Island, British Columbia on January 31.  We were reserved for […]

2 February 2011 / Read

Happy New Year!

Just a quick note from the airport (Ottawa-Toronto-Charlotte) today to wish everyone a wonderful New Year!  I wish you all joy, love and peace in 2011.  This year holds a lot of adventure and promise for the AVB – a new recording, non-stop touring, the Celtic Cruise of Alaska, our debut tour in China…and much […]

2 January 2011 / Read

November Tour V-log

Hey there… Here’s a little v-log from our recent tour in Colorado…  A little something we call “Lyons and Tigers”.  We hope you enjoy it! Cheers – the AVB

3 December 2010 / Read

October Tour & LEAF Festival Vlog

Read and watch all about the adventures of the AVB in October!

1 November 2010 / Read

Quick howdy from the road…

News from our current tour of the Midwest…

13 September 2010 / Read
Ceilidh Alaska Cruise

Celtic Ceilidh Cruise of Alaska – in June 2011 – book now!

Well we announced this exciting cruise announcement a couple of months ago, but many of you thought we were talking about this summer… And the good news is that we were talking about NEXT summer – June 4-11, 2011! Know what that means? You have time to save, time to plan, time to book vacation days, time to pack… It’s going to be a blast!

5 September 2010 / Read

End of June update…

Hey All y’all! Yep, we’ve been spending some time in the south. Can someone remind me what it’s like to have a shower and not feel hot and sticky 5 minutes later? It’s been a hot summer in more ways than one so far… And the humidity has been outrageous – I have been enduring […]

27 June 2010 / Read

Hmmm…Guess I need a MacBook…and other events!

Hi everyone! Okay, I admit it…I’m a bit of a slacker in the blogging department. I know, I know – it’s not the first time I’ve confessed this. You see, if you know me, then you know that I work hard and I do get a lot done. I rarely procrastinate and I am fairly […]

31 May 2010 / Read

It was March…and then it was April!

Woah!  So much has happened since I last wrote.  I can’t keep up.  And I love it! We toured California, Oregon & Washington at the beginning of March and had a wonderful time.  We got to see some old friends and met some new ones which is usually the case, but we have some dear […]

13 April 2010 / Read

Olympic Fiddler!

Well as a lot of you know by now, I had the experience of a life time recently when I performed in the Opening Ceremonies of the Vancouver 2010 Olympic Winter Games.  I have been super busy ever since and it’s taken me a little while to get to this, but I really wanted to share some […]

19 March 2010 / Read

MusicBox Project – exciting stuff!

April is thrilled and honored to announce her involvement in an exciting project, namely, The MusicBox Project.  The MusicBox Project (founded by Rick & DyAnn Arthur) is a non-profit corporation whose mission it is to document and preserve musical history while advancing music education and occupational avenues of creation and performance.  April was recently interviewed and recorded […]

3 April 2010 / Read
AVB-Tennessee Wagoner

April Verch Band – Tennessee Wagoner

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11 February 2010 / Read