'April' covers Blackmore's Night hence introducing the Celtic feel to the Lebanese audience.
It all started in an open mic jam session in September 2010 at the Graffiti pub in Hamra where April (vocalist's stage name) performed 4 acoustic songs with Amadeus Awad on guitar ~ After which a series of Duo Acoustic acts took place in October all through March 2011.
"April" the band was put together in summer 2011 when Elio Khoury , Paul Khadra & Raffi Nordiguian joined on Drums , Bass & Keys respectively. April has performed in many major venues across Lebanon such as The Quadrangle Pub , Cheers Pub , Mojo Club , Safadi Cultural Centre & Metro Al Madina.
April (the Vocalist) made an appearance in Dubai on March 30, 2012 at the "Lounge Acoustica" event by Rock Nation UAE at the Garden Rooftop Wafi.
In October 2012, The band adopted a new formation with current members being:
April Rach on vocals - Naseem on Drums - Ricco on Guitars - Charbel on Bass and Raffi on Keys.
The band has a playlist that combines Celtic with Symphonic Pop Rock and Psychedelic Progressive Rock with bands as Blackmore's Night , Opeth , Delain and Porcupine Tree being the main influences
In 2013, April threw successful events in Quadrangle Pub, EM Chill, Malaga Pub and Mojo Crew Club and has participated in both Amadeus Awad's First Year Anniversary of Time of the Equinox and Release Event of Schizanimus.
The band also took part of the Beirut on the Ground Festival on August 24 to raise awareness on the issues of cancer and rock/underground music and arts in Lebanon.
The aim is not to remain on the Covers side. October 2013, 'April' will retreat to work on the composition and recording of their debut album with the arrival of Remy Hachem on Bass in the place of Charbel Hajj who will be pursuing different musical aspirations!