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#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!

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.”

JUNO article in Eganville Leader

Thanks to Terry Fleurie for this great article regarding the JUNO nomination in the Ottawa Valley’s “Eganville Leader.”

Featured “archive” segment on CBC’s “Our Ottawa”

CBC’s “Our Ottawa” included April’s JUNO nomination in their archive segment and show a few nice clips from 1998 when she was recording an album with Calvin Vollrath.  The show airs on CBC Television Sat/Sun at Noon + Mon 11am or at THIS LINK (April’s segment begins just after the 30 minute mark.) Enjoy!

“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.

Bringing down the Moon

Thanks to the Pilot News for the great preview of April’s concert at Wild Rose Moon in Plymouth, Indian in February 2020.  Read the article HERE.

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!

Comox Valley Record Article re: JUNO

Thanks to Mike Chouinard at the Comox Valley Record for the great article on Doug Cox, the producer of “Once A Day” and our 2020 JUNO Award nomination!

The Daily Record

Wooster’s The Daily Record previewed AVB’s Jan 19, 2020 performance for the Wayne County Historical Society in this great article!

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!

View even more press clippings here.

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!

#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!

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! 

View even more posts here.