April Verch

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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!

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!

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.

July Q&A is up!

It’s the 20th again, and time for the 7th Q&A Video! I’ll admit, this has been quite the 20th Anniversary year 😜Thank you all for your continued support and friendship – it means the world to me 🎻💙

‘Top of the Hill’ Release Concert

Join Cody and I on July 24 at noon Eastern to celebrate the release of ‘Top of the Hill’ with a concert on YouTube. 

String Fever COVID Diary Feature

Today was the debut of “String Fever COVID Diaries” for North Country Public Radio hosted by my friend Barb Heller. I was pleased to be featured and look forward to hearing everyone else’s diary as the series continues!  Have a listen to the shorter interview HERE or the full length version HERE.

Ozark Highlands Radio feature

I was pleased to take part in an Ozark Highlands Radio special episode, where featured artists discuss the Covid-19 pandemic.

Feature in Songlines July 2020 Issue

Thanks to Songlines UK & Jim Hickson for helping me celebrate “20 Years of Touring” by featuring me in this month’s magazine! Available now :)

2020 Q&A Series – Live Edition!

I’ve been having great fun with my monthly “2020 Q&A Series” and decided to do things a bit differently this month. On Saturday, June 20 I’ll host a “live edition” for the series on my Facebook page!

#HockeyTownHangouts for City of Pembroke

Watch me take part in the city of Pembroke, Ontario’s “Hockey Town Hangouts” presented by HGS Canada as part of a special “home coming” episode!