April Verch

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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.

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!

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!