April Verch

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New Music Video for “The French Song”

We’ve just released a brand new music video for Lucille Starr’s “The French Song” off my new album ‘Once A Day’!

A Weekend in VA & WV!

We’re back, recovered from jet lag and excited to get back to the Virginias.  Yep, we’re coming for you, Lovers!  Join us August 16 in Bedford, VA & August 17 in Berkeley Springs, WV. 

Heritage Projekt feature on TV3 News

Our Finland & Estonia tour with The Heritage Projekt is in full swing!  Here is a news clip from Estonia’s TV3 – they came to Kaustinen, Finland to film our debut concert together and put together a wonderful preview for the remainder of our tour.  You can see it HERE!

Heritage Projekt debut tour in Finland & Estonia

We are thrilled to be headed to Finland and Estonia for our debut tour with “The Heritage Projekt”, a new band that combines the talents of Curly Strings (Estonia) and April Verch Band, and features traditional music from both countries!

Maine Weekend!

We’re thrilled to be returning to Maine on June 7 & 8 for our debut at Saco River Theatre (in Buxton) and the 2nd Annual Little Sea Folk Festival!  Lobster?  Yes please! Details are HERE.

Northeast Album Release Concerts

We’re celebrating the new album in NY, NH & MA this weekend (May 16-19!)  Get all of the links and details on the tour dates page & join us if you’re able!

Feature on Sounds Atlantic Podcast

Listen to April’s fun “track by track” interview with Ron Moore’s on his “Sounds Atlantic” Podcast!

Track By Track in Glide Magazine

Listen to every track on the new album, with personal notes from April included, in this feature by Glide Magazine!

‘Once A Day’ Out Now!

Happy Days!  My 12th full length recording, a tribute to classic country music from the 1950s and 60s is available now!  My heartfelt thanks to the entire team involved in making this release possible – especially my producer Doug Cox, recording engineer, Bil VornDick, and the incredible musicians who shared their talents and passion.

Track Premiere on The Bluegrass Situation

Extra! Extra! The Bluegrass Situation is premiering “Durham’s Bull,” one of two instrumentals on my upcoming (April 12) release.  I can’t wait for you to hear Al Perkins (pedal steel) & Red Volkaert (electric guitar) let loose on this one!

Easter in Australia

We are thrilled to be returning to Australia this Easter to visit all of our friends at The National Folk Festival!

Track Premiere on PopMatters

Exclusive listen!  Want to hear a track from my upcoming release?  I happen to be “woman enough” to have scored a track premiere on PopMatters!

February Tour

We’re headed to VA, MD, QC & NY this month! All repeat venues – which is really cool – because we love them all and it’s nice to feel loved and welcomed back! Click through if you want to see our video post about this tour…

#FAIMontreal Showcases

Conferencing, showcasing, jamming! Click through to see our plans for Folk Alliance International in Montreal!

Happy New Year!

I had a wonderful holiday season with treasured family time, and now I’m excited for 2019 and the adventures that await! Including…

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!