April Verch to perform at Franklin Opera House

FRANKLIN — Franklin Opera House, Center for Arts and Entertainment is pleased to announce a very special evening with Canadian Fiddler and step dancer April Verch, along with band mates, Hayes Griffin and Cody Walters, on Thursday, January 16 at 7:30 p.m.

April Verch is in the second decade of her career as an internationally touring Canadian fiddler, step dancer and singer songwriter. Bassist and clawhammer banjo player Cody Walters, and guitarist Hayes Griffin make up the rest of the band. The range of material Verch, Walters, and Griffin provide makes for an energetic, tradition-celebrating night.

Practically from birth Verch was immersed in folk music and dance from her native Ottawa Valley. The impressive and thrilling grand finale involves Verch fiddling and step dancing- and often executing two entirely different intricate rhythmic patterns- at once. To learn more about April Verch and her music visit Aprilverch.com

Tickets for the concert are available at the Franklin Opera House box office, by phone at (603) 934-1901 and online at www.franklinoperahouse.org. Concert tickets are $22 for adults, $20 for seniors and $10 for children. It is reserved seating.