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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.)

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.

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 :)

#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!

View even more press clippings here.

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!

Free Fiddle Workshop for SCVFA on April 25

I’ve been invited to present an online workshop for Santa Clara Valley Fiddlers Association’s “Celebrity Workshop Series” taking place online!

Thank You: 20 Years of AVB and the Journey of a Lifetime!

As the curtain closes on 2020, it’s time to wrap up my #Cheersto20Years anniversary celebration. This video is a reflection, and most importantly, a heartfelt thank you!

New Heartship Video!

While staying safe at home Heartship has been busy collaborating with each from afar on a trio of ‘together/apart’ videos. April Verch, Cara Luft, and Annie Lou are excited to release the third video in this series!

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!

Free Fiddle Lessons on YouTube

With everyone at home this summer, and missing fiddle camps and festivals myself, I decided it would be fun to share some tunes and tips.  I’m recording some YouTube tutorials that you can find on my YouTube Channel.  I hope you’ll enjoy them!  Happy fiddling :)

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!

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