April Cushman



Named a top 10 emerging artist and songwriter by Tractor Supply and Grammy-winning and multi-ACM winning country artist, Lainey Wilson, New Hampshire native April Cushman is a vocal force in the Northeast.  April was recently named the 2022 & 2023 Country Act of the Year by the New England Music Awards, and continues to be a sought-after artist who pulls in hearts and ears with every performance.  Referred to as a "blend of Ashley McBryde with the story telling of Lori McKenna", April finds inspiration in the every day to use as subjects for her music.


April's passion and love for country music started at just the small age of five.  Growing up in church singing with the children's choir, "Key of G", she quickly picked up a sense of music, and it being where her heart felt the most comfortable. Through grade school April played in concert band and honors jazz band, excelling at flute, alto saxophone, and guitar. Her love for energetic, spirited country music has always been heavily influenced by some of her favorite artists including Terri Clark, Wynonna Judd, Ashley McBryde, Lainey Wilson, and many more. She has supported artists like Kip Moore, Rodney Atkins, Scotty McCreery, Lonestar, Chase and more, while making appearances at shows for artists like Darius Rucker, Sugarland, Old Dominion, and Lainey Wilson.


April is a New Hampshire native, residing in Swanzey, NH on her family farm (Highland Farm) with her husband Mike and daughter Maddison.  She has been writing songs with hit writers Marty Dodson, Blue Foley, Trick Savage, and more in preparation for her next album which is set to release in 2024.  Her debut album, "The Long Haul", produced by Nashville Grammy nominated producer, Colt Capperrune, was released in November 2021 and reached #16 on the iTunes Country Album charts.