April Verch

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Guest DJ on WTJU on May 14

In honour of World Fiddle Day, I’ll join my friend Pete Marshall for his radio show “Sunset Road” on WTJU, Charlottesville as guest DJ to spin tunes & fiddlers from around the world! 

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!

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!

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!

Free Fiddle Workshop for SCVFA on April 25

I’ve been invited to present an online workshop for Santa Clara Valley Fiddlers Association’s “Celebrity Workshop Series” taking place online!

Teaching & Performing at Fiddle Hell Online

I’m thrilled to take part in Fiddle Hell Online for the first time! 200 live workshops to learn from, 35 live concerts to enjoy, and 35 live jam sessions to join on Zoom!

March 24 Free Livestream Concert

🗣 Announcing our first livestream concert of 2021! We’ll perform for UCMA’s “March St Patrick’s Day Performance Series” and it will be free but live only (no replay.) Click through for more!

Serenadagram’s Available for Valentine’s Day

For Valentine’s Day this year, Ministry of Folk artists (including ME!) are making personalized musical valentines, delivered virtually to your friends/family on Sun, Feb 14. Pick from a list of artists and musical offerings for the perfect special gift!

Belgium & Austria Tours move to 2022

We won’t be able to visit you in Belgium and Austria in February 2021 as planned…  However we are grateful to our agents and presenters for agreeing to reschedule our tours for spring 2022. 

‘Tis the Season – Virtual Concert

Join us for some holiday goodness! Tunes, stories and special guests (including my family and other musicians!) If you missed us live you can still watch it at your leisure – click through for more info & link!

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 :)

Q&A Series to Celebrate 20 Years

In 2020 I’m celebrating 20 Years of leading the April Verch Band and touring full time. As part of the year long festivities, I’ve asked you for your questions, you’ve sent them, and I’m answering them – on the 20th of each month!

Top of the Hill

‘Top of the Hill’ an album for children & the young at heart is now released!

Virtual Concert Nov 10 for Lebanon Opera House

Once again we’ll perform for the LOH “On Location” series, only this time, it’ll be virtual – from our home to yours!  Grab some take out and tune in!

Virtual Concert for Home Routes Oct 27

Cody and I are thrilled to be part of the Fall 2020 Season for our friends at Home Routes in collaboration with the Calgary Folk Club! Click through for more info!

CGM Online Concert Aug 29

The Canadian Grand Masters Fiddling Association is presenting an online concert on Saturday, August 29 at 8 PM EST.  There will be performances by champions (from the past 30 years 1990 – 2020) as well as junior showcase performers. Click through to read more!

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!

Eganville Leader feature

Huge thanks, as always, to Ottawa Valley treasure The Eganville Leader for featuring us to celebrate the release of “Top of the Hill”!  Read the article HERE (opens PDF.)

New Music Video!

“I Want to Help” (an April Verch original) is the 1st music video for our July 24 release ‘Top of the Hill’ – an album for children & for the young at heart! Huge thanks to the stars in this video!

AVB featured on “To the Moon and Back” TV show

Through performance & interview, a 30 minute enjoyable journey with April and her band, recorded live at the Wild Rose Moon in Plymouth, Indiana.