Tuesday

“Someone Like You”: The romance drama comes to the screen in special engagements. (various times through April 11; Cinemark Hollywood 16, 9100 Canyon Drive; and Cinergy, 9201 Cinergy Square)

Amarillo College Jazz: Student musicians offer a night of be-bop and more. (7:30 p.m. Tuesday; AC Concert Hall Theatre on the Washington Street campus; free; 806-371-5340)

Wednesday

Wibby Wednesday: Six Car Pub & Brewery continues its patio season with music from Roman Carbajal. (5 p.m. Wednesday; no cover; 625 S. Polk St.; 806-576-3396)

The Solano Project: The Amarillo band rocks away the midweek blues on Smokey Joe’s patio. (6 p.m. Wednesday; 2903 S.W. Sixth Ave.; 806-331-6698)

Hank Vincent: The Amarillo country singer goes underground to the Barfield’s Paramount Recreation Club speakeasy. (7 p.m. Wednesday; 600 S. Polk St.; 806-414-2200)

“Gone with the Wind”: The somewhat problematic yet eternally classic romance returns to the big screen for 85th anniversary screenings (7 p.m. Wednesday; Cinemark Hollywood 16, 9100 Canyon Drive)

Colton Amerson: The Amarillo country singer hits the roof for a show show at Crush. (8 p.m. Wednesday; 627 S. Polk St.; 806-418-2011)

Thursday

“Civil War”: Filmmaker Alex Garland’s latest is a painfully timely drama. Also opening: Creepy-crawly horror flick “Sting.” (Opens Thursday; Cinemark Hollywood 16, 9100 Canyon Drive; Cinergy, 9201 Cinergy Square; and Scene One Westgate Mall Cinemas, 7701 W. Interstate 40)

Pints & Pups: Enjoy a day on the patio at Pondaseta Brewing Co. with man’s best friend. (5:30 p.m. Thursday; 7500 S.W. 45th Ave.; 806-418-6282)

Pint Night: Pondaseta Brewing Co. and 575 Pizzeria team up for a sudsy preview of Yellow City Comic Con at both of the restaurant’s locations. (6 p.m. Thursday; 2803 Civic Circle and 7710 Hillside Road, Suite #700; 806-322-5575)

Wine, Women & Shoes: Enjoy vino, shopping, tasty treats and Amarillo’s top “Sole Men” in this fundraiser for Ronald McDonald House. (6 p.m. Thursday; Amarillo Civic Center Complex Heritage Ballroom, 401 S. Buchanan St.; tickets $125; 806-358-8177)

Colton Amerson: The Amarillo country singer brings the twang to Rounders Club. (7 p.m. Thursday; 2801 S. Virginia St.; no cover; 806-352-3317)

Dale Smith: The Amarillo singer offers tunes with your slices at Big Jim’s Pizza Co. (7 p.m. Thursday; 3801 Olsen Blvd., Unit 9; 806-352-5050)

Sean Scott White: The folk singer kicks off a musical weekend at Buffalo Grass Music Hall in Panhandle. (7 p.m. Thursday; 123 Main St. in Panhandle; 806-236-2933) 

Tom Buechi: The Amarillo one-man band brings the party to Georgia Street Taphouse. (7 p.m. Thursday; 2001 S. Georgia St.; 806-803-7000)

“Sense and Sensibility”: The Jane Austen classic comes to the stage in a new adaptation at the Amarillo Little Theatre Adventure Space. Tickets are selling fast. (7:30 p.m. Thursday; continues through April 21; 2751 Civic Circle; ticket prices vary; 806-355-9991)

Taylor Patterson: The Pampa singer kicks off the weekend at Smokey Joe’s patio. (8 p.m. Thursday; 2903 S.W. Sixth Ave.; 806-331-6698)

Sweet N’ Juicy: The West Coast-based party band squeezes into The 806 Coffee + Lounge. (9 p.m. Saturday; 2812 S.W. Sixth Ave.; no cover, donations accepted; 806-322-1806)

Friday

Two Crows for Comfort: The folk duo with a painfully punny name offers beautiful music at Buffalo Grass Music Hall in Panhandle. (7 p.m. Friday; 123 Main St. in Panhandle; 806-236-2933) 

“A Midsummer Night’s Dream”: Lone Star Ballet gets dreamy in this new adaptation of the classic Shakespearean comedy. (7:30 p.m. Friday; continues Saturday; Globe-News Center for the Performing Arts, 500 S. Buchanan St.; tickets $13 to $43; 806-378-3096)

Christopher Erin & The Obvious Few: Prepare for a good time with the Amarillo country band on Smokey Joe’s patio. (8 p.m. Friday; 2903 S.W. Sixth Ave.; 806-331-6698)

“Sense and Sensibility”: The Jane Austen classic comes to the stage in a new adaptation at the Amarillo Little Theatre Adventure Space. Tickets are selling fast. (8 p.m. Friday; continues through April 21; 2751 Civic Circle; ticket prices vary; 806-355-9991)

Travis Roberts & The Willing Few: The rising stars of Amarillo country return to Golden Light Cantina. (9 p.m. Friday; 2908 S.W. Sixth Ave.; cover; 806-374-9237)

Boss 420: The Amarillo rock band rolls up a good time at Hoots Pub. (9 p.m. Friday; 2424 Hobbs Road; cover)

Plemons Bridge: The local indie band offers a night of tunes at The 806 Coffee + Lounge. (9 p.m. Friday; 2812 S.W. Sixth Ave.; no cover, donations accepted; 806-322-1806)

The Ty Blackburn Band: The Amarillo country band saddles up for a show at the Western Horseman. (9:30 p.m. Friday; 2501 E. Interstate 40; 806-379-6555, Ext. 2999)

Saturday

Texas Epilepsy Walk: Raise funds for the Epilepsy Foundation at this annual walk around Thompson Park. (8:30 a.m. Saturday; 2401 Dumas Drive; 713-789-6295)

Amarillo Kart Complex Food Truck Showdown 2024: Head to the track for a battle between local food trucks. (11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday; continues Sunday; 275 Farm-to-Market Road 2373 in Panhandle; 303-435-0033)

Steel ’n Time for Pups: Enjoy this car, truck and bike show and raise funds for animal rescue organization Gracie’s Project. (11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday; AutoNation Chevrolet, 2200 E. Interstate 40; free; 806-654-5599 or 806-683-5153)

“A Midsummer Night’s Dream”: Lone Star Ballet gets dreamy in this new adaptation of the classic Shakespearean comedy. (3 p.m. Saturday; Globe-News Center for the Performing Arts, 500 S. Buchanan St.; tickets $13 to $43; 806-378-3096)

Stoex Night Market: Check out local artisans, clothing designers, authors and musicians Chill Son, Tia Marie and  Patrick Daniel, plus DJs Bomb City Sound and DJ K-Dub at Stoex Design Gallery, with food by Seoulmates Korean Snack House. (4 to 10 p.m. Saturday; 723 S. Georgia St.)

George Biffle Memorial Scholarship Dinner: Pay tribute to the late educator and support a new vocal music scholarship at this special event. (5 p.m. Saturday; WT Legacy Hall in the Jack B. Kelley Student Center; tickets $100; 806-651-2840 or opera@wtamu.edu)

Songwriters in the Round: Amarillo troubadours Danny Dobervich, Rien Nash, Michael Sinks and host Mike Fuller swap tunes at Chalice Abbey. (7 p.m. Saturday; 2717 Stanley St., Suite A; $15 donation; 806-576-2480) 

Colton Amerson: The Amarillo country singer pours out a good time at Old Tascosa Taproom and Brewery. (7 p.m. Saturday; 3100 S.W. Sixth Ave.; 806-681-4050)

Brahms’ Requiem: The West Texas A&M University Symphony Orchestra and Chorale join forces for a concert in honor of late vocal music educator George Biffle. (7:30 p.m. Saturday; Mary Moody Northen Recital Hall on the WT campus; tickets $10; 806-651-2840)

Chamber Music Amarillo: The classical organization brings pianist Diego Caetano back to town for its season-ending concert, also featuring the Carpe Diem String Quartet. (7:30 p.m. Saturday; AmTech Career Academy, 3601 Plains Blvd.; tickets $40; 806-376-8782)

BanjerDan: The California-based Americana musician straps on the banjo for a show at Zombiez Bar & Grill. (8 p.m. Saturday; 711 S. 10th Ave.; cover $5; 806-331-7305)

806 Spring Bash: Dance the night away with a mix of live music and DJs at this party at In This Moment. (8 p.m. Saturday; 707 S. Polk St.; tickets $25 to $60; 806-678-9333)

Giovannie & The Hired Guns: The Texas rock band loads up to officially kick off the concert season at Starlight Ranch Event Center. Jacob Stelly opens. (8 p.m. Saturday; 1415 Sunrise Drive; tickets $20 to $40; 806-342-0515)

Los Primos del Este: The Tejano band headlines a show at Azteca Music Hall with Adverzo and Grupo Retro. (8 p.m. Saturday; 500 N. Farm-to-Market Road 1912; tickets $60; 806-335-9990)

Moon Dog: The Amarillo rock band howls on Smokey Joe’s patio. (8 p.m. Saturday; 2903 S.W. Sixth Ave.; 806-331-6698)

“Sense and Sensibility”: The Jane Austen classic comes to the stage in a new adaptation at the Amarillo Little Theatre Adventure Space. Tickets are selling fast. (8 p.m. Saturday; continues through April 21; 2751 Civic Circle; ticket prices vary; 806-355-9991)

Bailey Rae: The Texas country singer takes a bow at the Western Horseman. (9 p.m. Saturday; 2501 E. Interstate 40; 806-379-6555, Ext. 2999)

Derek Porterfield & All of His Friends: The literate indie singer returns to the stage at The 806 Coffee + Lounge. (9 p.m. Saturday; 2812 S.W. Sixth Ave.; no cover, donations accepted; 806-322-1806)

Goodbye Hollywood: The new Amarillo rock band brings the noise to Whiskey River. (9 p.m. Saturday; 4001 S.W. 51st Ave.; cover $5; 806-367-6163)

A Good Rogering: The Austin rock band returns to Skooterz for a show with Texas Transplants and Boss Texas. (9 p.m. Saturday; 4100 Bushland Blvd.; cover; 806-679-0122)

Joint Custody: The young rock band takes the stage at Golden Light Cantina. (9 p.m. Saturday; 2908 S.W. Sixth Ave.; cover; 806-374-9237)

Midnight Express: Hop on board for a show at Broken Spoke Lounge. (9 p.m. Saturday; 3101 S.W. Sixth Ave.; no cover; 806-373-9149)

The Ragtown Chiefs: The Canyon country band plans to rock out in a show at Hoots Pub. (9 p.m. Saturday; 2424 Hobbs Road; cover)

Sunday

Bar Z Wine Run 5K: Head to the hills for this dash around the winery. (9 a.m. Sunday; 19290 Farm-to-Market Road 1541; entry fees vary; 806-488-2214)

“Gone with the Wind”: The somewhat problematic yet eternally classic romance returns to the big screen for 85th anniversary screenings (1 and 7 p.m. Sunday; continues through April 10; Cinemark Hollywood 16, 9100 Canyon Drive)

“Sense and Sensibility”: The Jane Austen classic comes to the stage in a new adaptation at the Amarillo Little Theatre Adventure Space. Tickets are selling fast. (2:30 p.m. Sunday; continues through April 21; 2751 Civic Circle; ticket prices vary; 806-355-9991)

Nest: The St. Louis metal band hits town for a show with Crungus at Hoots Pub. (9 p.m. Sunday; 2424 Hobbs Road; cover)

Monday

Retro Video Game Trivia: Blow the dust off those old cartridges and gear up for this friendly competition at Pondaseta Brewing Co. (7 p.m. Monday; 7500 S.W. 45th Ave.; 806-418-6282)

April 16

Amarillo Sod Poodles: The Soddies continue their home season by going birding against the Springfield Cardinals. (7:05 p.m. April 16; continues through April 21; Hodgetown, 715 S. Buchanan St.; ticket prices vary; 806-803-9547)

Life in Idle: The Ohio rock band revs up for a show with drowninghost and Ocean Boys at Zombiez Bar & Grill. (8 p.m. Saturday; 711 S. 10th Ave.; cover $5; 806-331-7305)

Ongoing

Amarillo Museum of Art: Check out the Amarillo College / West Texas A&M University Student / Faculty Exhibition through April 21 at the Amarillo mainstay. (2200 S. Van Buren St.; 806-371-5050)

American Quarter Horse Hall of Fame & Museum: Take in “Texas Lakes Trail: Chisholm Trail” through April 27 and “Ranching Remudas” through July 27. (2601 E. Interstate 40; 806-376-5181)

Don Harrington Discovery Center: Explore the new permanent exhibition “Discover through Time.” (9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Tuesdays through Saturdays and noon to 4:30 p.m. Sundays; 1200 Streit Drive; admission $14 adults; $11 seniors, military and students, and $9 children; 806-355-9547)

Panhandle-Plains Historical Museum: Enjoy “Dali’s Wonderland” through March 2025 plus the bison-themed exhibition “The Fall and Rise of an American Icon” through September and a special “Día de los Muertos” exhibition through Nov. 3. (2503 Fourth Ave. in Canyon; 806-651-2244)

The Simulated Universe: Amarillo’s newest attraction is this immersive art experience a la Meow Wolf. (noon to 9 p.m. Wednesdays through Sundays; 1215 S.W. 10th Ave.; reservations required; 832-690-7731 or thesimulateduniverse@gmail.com)

Wonderland Park: The 2024 season kicks off at Amarillo’s amusement park. (Saturday and Sunday; times and ticket prices vary; 2601 Dumas Drive; 806-383-3344)

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  • Chip Chandler

    Chip is the senior communications specialist at West Texas A&M University. A Canadian High School graduate and award-winning journalist, he has covered arts and entertainment in Amarillo since 1998 and is a member of the Amarillo Convention and Visitor Council arts committee. He is a 2020 Golden Nail Award winner and a 2017 National Philanthropy Day award winner. He is a member of the national GALECA critics group, has seen every Best Picture Oscar winner and watches way too much television.

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