April Verch

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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!

A Call for Art from Artists of All Ages

Do you feel like being creative? I’m looking for artwork for my upcoming “Children’s Recording” and would love for you to help me!

Newberry & Verch stream June 13 for CBA

On Saturday, June 13th, Newberry & Verch will perform for the California Bluegrass Association’s fantastic fundraising series, “Turn Your Radio OnLine.”

Father’s Day Sale thru June 14!

If you’re Dad’s as great as mine (he can’t be, but I bet he’s pretty darn good!) then it’s time to treat him! If he’s an AVB fan, a music fan, or if you’re looking for something a little different this year, then I might be able to help! 15% off entire store thru June 14!

Jam with us!

Let’s share a tune!  Our friend Barb Heller, host of “String Fever Bluegrass” on North Country Public Radio, has a great jam series as part of her show and she invited Cody & I to host a session! Grab your instruments and play along with us on “Mississippi Sawyer.”

20th Anniversary Q&A

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!

Online Lessons

Fiddle & Ottawa Valley Stepdance lessons for any level via Zoom or Skype – a few more spots available – click through for more info!

New Verch Merch

Ooooh la la! 20th Anniversary merch items are hot off the presses – check it out before the sizes & options dwindle away!

Club Weltenklang YouTube Series

Starting on April 1, 2020 our Austrian booking agency, Weltenklang will begin an intimate new YouTube series called “Club Weltenklang”! Each day at 1:00 PM EST a mini live show will be presented by roster artists from all over the world (including us!) Click for more info…

May 8 Online Concert for “Lied Live”

Cody & I are so excited to be part of the Lied Center’s “Lied Live” series on May 8!  It’s been a pleasure to perform for the Lied in years past & to be a part of their fantastic outreach program.  How wonderful that they are continuing to connect us all even during Covid-19!

Fiddle Workshop on Zoom – April 6

Let’s fiddle together! We’ll learn a tune, answer questions & have a jam at the end :)

Wooden Spoons

My talented husband Cody loves to carve wooden spoons (and spreaders, spatulas, scoops, you get the idea!) and since we have a bit of extra “off the road time” right now, we decided to feature them on our online store! 

#StayAtHomeFestival March 20-22

Join us for the joy of live music from the comfort & safety of your own home during the #stayathomefestival! Cody & I perform Sunday night – click through for details :)

20th Anniversary T-Shirts & Magnets on sale now

Adorable, smile inducing shirts & magnets for you or the music lover in your life! On sale now for a LIMITED TIME!

“Once A Day” on CBC’s “All in a Day”

April chats with Alan Neal about her JUNO nomination for “Once A Day!” Alan dug up some great old clips and April speaks candidly about her career and singing! Listen HERE.

Newberry & Verch – March Tour

March winds will usher Newberry and Verch around the upper Midwest, and across the border to play a festival in Canada.  We can’t wait to see old friends and make new friends, too, in MI, ON & OH!

2020 JUNO Award Nominee

What an honour! My new album “Once A Day” has been nominated for Best Traditional Roots Album of the Year at the 2020 JUNO Awards!

February Midwest Tour

We’re excited to be returning to the Midwest this month for a few shows – some we’ve played before, some brand new, all fantastic!  Stops in Minnesota, Wisconsin & Indiana from Feb 23 thru 29!

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!