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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!

“Fit to fiddle” event preview in N’West Iowa

Thanks to Rylan Howe for the fun article previewing our Worthington, MN concert on November 10 – read the full story HERE.

The Daily News of Newburyport

An event preview for our October 12, 2019 concert for Crossroads Music Series in North Andover, MA including a Q&A with moi – oh, and a little comment about me being particular ;)  Read all about it, HERE.    

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 :)

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!

June “pick of the month” on CD HotList

This might be my favourite album review to date.  Actually, I’m sure it is.  Rick Anderson is a knowledgeable listener and writer, and I thank him for picking ‘Once A Day’ for his Folk/Country album of the month in June 2019 on CD HotList!  

Smålands Country Club CD Review

Thanks to our Swedish friends for reviewing our new CD in Smålands Country Club magazine!  We got four hats.  And everyone know hats are more exciting than stars ;)

Valley News Feature

The Valley News gave us a great feature for our Lebanon Opera House On Location Concert (and our master class for Upper Valley Music Center!)  Read the article HERE.  This concert is part of our Northeast Album Release tour!

Feature on Sounds Atlantic Podcast

Listen to April’s fun “track by track” interview with Ron Moore’s on his “Sounds Atlantic” Podcast!

View even more press clippings here.

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! 

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