• April Verch Trio at WAMU

    When April Verch and her talented trio stopped in for a set on Lee Michael Demsey's show at WAMU's Bluegrass Country, Peter Swinburne and Aaron Levine captured this video of them performing the medley Midnight Wheeler from their current CD, The Newpart. They

  • Belle Election video from April Verch

    With The Newpart, her new trio album, just arrived, April Verch has released a video as well, featuring one of the tunes from the record. It's a rousing version of Belle Election, which combines all the familiar elements of a Verch

  • Broken video from April Verch

    The new album from April Verch, Bright Like Gold, won't release until April 2, but a debut music video is available now. It's for the song, Broken, one of April's songs/tunes that serves as the opening track for the upcoming CD. This

  • April Verch in the studio, and online

    Fiddler and vocalist April Verch has been in the studio this past two weeks, working on a new project expected in April of 2013. She and her band (Cody Walters on bass and banjo, and Hayes Griffin on guitar), have been

  • 2012 Oklahoma International Bluegrass Festival

    This report (and photos) from the 2012 Oklahoma International Bluegrass Festival is a contribution from Tom Dunning, a music fan from Edmond, OK. A former newspaper photographer and University of Oklahoma journalism graduate, he enjoys photographing music events in Oklahoma when he is

  • An Outbreak of Bluegrass

    A funny thing happened during Wednesday night’s showcases at IBMA’s World of Bluegrass – some bluegrass broke out. Unfortunately, not a lot of folks witnessed it; the crowd was the smallest of the week. But those who stuck with the program

  • Great online radio options

    There are a number of great opportunities today/tomorrow to check out live music and interviews via online radio. This morning (11/13), Buddy Woodward of Dixie Bee-Liners will be with Carol Beaugard on WFDU. They will talk about the new Bee-Liners CD,