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Smith Street Closures in Effect for ‘The Burt Backyard’

June 21, 2019 6:56 AM | News


The Burt Backyard

The Burt Backyard (TNSE)

A new pop-up space for event dates adjacent to the Burton Cummings Theatre will see Smith Street closed on select dates throughout the summer.

The Burt Backyard will activate to a stretch of Smith Street and to Odeon Park (between Smith and Notre Dame Avenue) on select Burt event days. The licensed area is an extension of the theatre’s existing patio and is open to both ticket holders and the general public.

The following closures will be in effect from 4 p.m. until 1 a.m. on the dates listed.

DATE SPECIAL EVENT
Friday, June 21 Galactic (Winnipeg Jazz Festival)
Saturday, June 22 The ABBA Show
Sunday, June 23 Bobby McFerrin (Winnipeg Jazz Festival)
Thursday, July 4 Bad Religion
Sunday, July 7 KAYTA
Tuesday, July 23 Slash
Wednesday and Thursday, August 7 and 8 Blue Rodeo
Monday, August 19 Tiny Meat Gang
Thursday, August 29 Godspeed You! Black Emperor

Motorists are encouraged to use alternative routes during this time.