Cross Canada Barndance

Cross Canada Barndance was a Canadian television variety show, which aired on CTV during that network's inaugural season in 1961–62.

Cross Canada Barndance
Presented byEvan Kemp
Country of originCanada
Original languageEnglish
No. of seasons1
ProducerSydney Banks
Running time30 minutes
Original networkCTV
Original releaseOctober 1961 (1961-10) –
1962 (1962)

Produced by Sydney Banks and hosted by Evan Kemp, the show aired live performances by country musicians taped at various CTV affiliate stations.[1][2] The show aired Saturday nights at 11 p.m. beginning October 1961 as one of CTV's inaugural series.


  1. ^ Dube, Bernard (8 September 1961). "Dial Turns". Montreal Gazette. p. 49. Retrieved 11 April 2010.
  2. ^ Lang, Jennifer (17 March 2010). "Still golden: remembering B.C.'s country legend". Cloverdale Reporter. Retrieved 11 April 2010.[dead link]

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