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Brothers Osborne Playing The Burt in October

Brothers Osborne Playing The Burt in October

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American country music duo Brothers Osborne will play the Burton Cummings Theatre this fall.

T.J. and John Osborne will perform for a Winnipeg crowd on Thursday, October 25.

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True North Experimenting with Killing the Barcode on Event Tickets

True North Experimenting with Killing the Barcode on Event Tickets

By Tara Deschamps, The Canadian Press

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Winnipeg musician Burton Cummings outside the downtown theatre bearing his name in September 2017. The theatre’s operator, True North Sports and Entertainment, is testing eliminating barcodes from event tickets at the venue. (DAN HARPER PHOTO)

TORONTO — When fans score tickets for events at the Burton Cummings Theatre in Winnipeg in the future, they might notice the absence of a familiar feature: that ubiquitous zebra-styled inventory tracker bar that adorns almost every retail product imaginable.

The theatre’s operator, True North Sports and Entertainment, is testing a new Ticketmaster system that gives venues the option to omit barcodes that would usually be scanned to validate a ticket’s authenticity and grant entry to a concert or sporting event.

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