Balcony TV Toronto Celebrates Its 2nd Anniversary

It began with a simple concept:  invite an indie band to perform acoustically on the balcony of a small apartment. Since then–2006 in the UK–Balcony TV has expanded to twenty-five cities around the planet and has featured everyone from Mumford & Sons and the Buzzcocks to a someone you’ve never heard of yet but is destined to be your new favourite band.

The Toronto production of Balcony TV started up in late 2009 and is currently celebrating its second anniversary. If you’re not one of the 25 million people who have checked out some of these performances, you can start by going here.

Alan Cross

is an internationally known broadcaster, interviewer, writer, consultant, blogger and speaker. In his 30+ years in the music business, Alan has interviewed the biggest names in rock, from David Bowie and U2 to Pearl Jam and the Foo Fighters. He’s also known as a musicologist and documentarian through programs like The Ongoing History of New Music.

One thought on “Balcony TV Toronto Celebrates Its 2nd Anniversary

  • January 10, 2012 at 6:40 pm

    Hey Alan!
    Thanks for the write up. We just posted the video of us interviewing Walk Off The Earth, as they have now gone viral with their cover "someone that I used to know". Good kids!!
    Rock'n Roll!


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