April Verch

Date and Time:
September 27, 2013 7:30 pm
$22 adult/$15 advance student
UVM Recital Hall
United States

“Highlight of the night, though, must have been the grand finale provided by the April Verch Band. The fiddler easily got the crowd behind her…[and her] mesmerizing, energetic step-dancing numbers provoked an impromptu applause long before she had actually finished.” — Ryan Taylor, The Shetland Times

April Verch’s live performance at last year’s Celtic Colours Festival in Cape Breton Island was nothing short of incredible. Fiddler, singer, and step dancer, this “triple threat” is a master of the Ottawa Valley style of fiddling, which is based on traditional Irish jigs and reels. And her step dancing, about which words cannot truly do justice, is percussively part of the music, visually thrilling, and physically virtuosic. We promise you that you will be impressed! She’s supported by two musical pros on bass, guitar, and vocal harmony, and the whole package comes together as a nonstop evening of delight.

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