Burton Cummings Theatre to host series of musical block parties this August

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What bash iconic Canadian artists similar the Northern Pikes, Jim Cuddy, and 54-40 person successful common?

They’re each portion of an upcoming multi-night lawsuit extracurricular the Burton Cummings Theatre adjacent month, celebrating the instrumentality of unrecorded euphony to the downtown venue aft a agelong pandemic layoff.

The Burt Block Parties, which tally Aug. 20, 21, 27 and 28, volition beryllium hosted by section live-streamers the Village Idiots, and tin accommodate up to 4,000 afloat vaccinated euphony fans a nighttime extracurricular the historical theatre, betwixt Smith Street and Notre Dame Avenue.



Live Music! Aug 20, 21, 27 & 28 extracurricular of the Burton Cummings Theatre. 🌞

Tickets spell connected merchantability Wednesday, July 28 astatine 10am, starting astatine $39.50 per nighttime (plus fees)!

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“We’ve been eagerly waiting for the accidental to proceed putting connected large shows for Manitobans, truthful we’re thrilled to beryllium backmost doing what we emotion to do,” said Kevin Donnelly of True North Sports + Entertainment, which owns the venue.

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“As beardown supporters of Winnipeg’s downtown, we’re looking guardant to sharing the vigor of unrecorded euphony successful and astir the Burt with these concerts arsenic we observe bully music, bully people, and our beauteous Manitoba summers, unneurotic again.”

Attendees are encouraged to bring their ain tract chairs for the outdoor events. Tickets spell connected merchantability Wednesday, and see a constricted fig of VIP tickets that volition springiness concertgoers indoor bath access, exclusive barroom service, and more.

“Events that bring radical unneurotic similar the Burt Block Parties adhd to the vibrancy downtown that we cognize and love,” said Downtown Winnipeg BIZ CEO Kate Fenske.

“We look guardant to welcoming radical downtown to bask this lawsuit and others arsenic we’re capable to link and stitchery again safely this summer.”

The bid kicks disconnected Aug. 20 with 54-40, the Jim Cuddy Band, and the Northern Pikes. The pursuing nighttime features the Sheepdogs and Said the Whale.

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On Aug. 27, classical stone fans tin bask the likes of Streetheart, Headpins, and Honeymoon Suite, portion the bid closes retired Aug. 28 with what the venue is calling “Winnipeg’s Hottest Summer Party”.

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