April Verch

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Newberry & Verch return to UK!

I’m thrilled to return to the UK with my duo partner, Joe Newberry!  Our tour begins at Celtic Connections in Glasgow on January 30, and then rolls along with concerts through until February 16!

20 Years in 2020 – Q&A Series

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! A new video on the 20th, each month!

Kicking off 2020 in Ohio

We’re excited for our first tour of 2020 in the Buckeye state!  January 17-19 will be a weekend full of great concerts & workshops with stops in Peninsula, Perrysville & Wooster! 

Best of 2019 Albums

I can’t believe we are already near enough the end of the year for this to be happening, but I’m honoured all the same!

4th Annual “Holiday Cheer” Tour

Make your holiday concert list, and check it twice. Newberry and Verch are coming to town! Music, song & dance that illustrates happy times when people made their own fun at the holidays, and all year long!

April performs with “The Gathering”

“The Gathering” is a special holiday concert featuring Laurelyn Dossett, April Verch, Joe Newberry and Mike Compton. Click to find out more!

Early Black Friday Special

SOLD OUT! Thank you for your support :)

Great Midwestern Tour

We’re about to embark on our “Great Midwestern Tour” with 12 concerts in 7 states in 3 weeks! We just can’t wait to return to SD, WY, CO, NE, KS, MN & IA. Join us between Oct 25 – Nov 16 if you’re able :)

Branson, Boston & Cape Breton

October-full & wonderful!  AVB will perform 3 shows a day for 3 days at Silver Dollar City in Branson, MO, followed by one night only in North Andover, MA, and then a return to Celtic Colours International Festival in Cape Breton, NS!

Newberry & Verch at Carolina in the Fall

Newberry & Verch are back by popular demand at Carolina in the Fall! This gorgeous festival in downtown Wilkesboro is hosted by friends of April & Joe, and some of the most talented musicians they know – The Kruger Brothers! 

Feature in Strings Magazine

Feeling extra special to have a feature article about ‘Once A Day’ in the September 2019 issue of Strings Magazine!  Thanks to Pat Moran for the great questions and for capturing my thoughts so well :)

Starting September in GA, AL & FL

It’s back to school, back to routines, and lucky for us, back to the south when it’s getting just a little bit cooler.  I love summer – but my hair has had enough heat and humidity for now ;)  All new venues for us on this next run from Sept 4-7 in Acworth, Auburn, Savannah & Fernandina Beach!

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!