Starlight Theatre: Amarillo party band The Tweeks tune up for Parks & Recreation’s concert series this week at Sam Houston Park, Line Avenue and Western Street. (7 p.m. Tuesday; free)

Amarillo Sod Poodles: The Soddies hope for some easy nights against the Frisco RoughRiders in a week-long homestand. (Tuesday through Sunday; Hodgetown, 715 S. Buchanan St.; ticket prices vary; 806-803-9547)

The Brevet: The rock trio returns for a weeknight show at Golden Light Cantina. Also on tap this week at the 6th Street landmark: A night of Amarillo rock with Neon Graves, Divided Me and newbies Rain Division on Friday. (9 p.m. Wednesday; 2908 S.W. Sixth Ave.; cover $10)

“Candyman”: The sensational Yahya Abdul-Mateen II stars alongside the original Tony Todd in this reboot/belated sequel of the horror favorite. (Opens Thursday)

Sunset and Songwriters: Amarillo folk singer Mike Fuller offers favorite originals and covers at this outdoor show at Wildcat Bluff Nature Center. Bring your own food and drink. (6 p.m. Wednesday; 2301 N. Soncy Road; free; 806-352-6007)

Jim Gaffigan: The Grammy Award-winning comedian and actor brings his “Fun Tour” to Amarillo for a night of laughs (and masks, one hopes). (7 p.m. Thursday; Amarillo Civic Center Complex Coliseum, 401 S. Buchanan St.; tickets $21 to $45.75, plus fees; 806-378-3096,

Music in the Gardens: Amarillo country singer Lindsey Lane will take the stage at this week’s installment of the concert series at Amarillo Botanical Gardens. Don’t miss the dance lessons beginning at 6 p.m. (7 p.m. Thursday; 1400 Streit Drive; $10; 806-352-6513)

“Calendar Girls”: Amarillo Little Theatre’s season continues with this British comedy about some saucy dames who pose nude for a charity calendar. (7:30 p.m. Thursday; continues through Sunday; ALT Adventure Space, 2751 Civic Circle; ticket prices vary; 806-355-9991)

William Clark Green: The Texas country favorite returns for a show at Starlight Ranch Event Center. Also this week: Elton John tribute Kenny Metcalf at 7 p.m. Saturday. (7 p.m. Friday; 1415 Sunrise Drive; tickets $15 to $85; 806-556-4456) 

Dylan Wheeler: The country-rocker hits town for a return to Hoot’s Pub. Also heading to the stage: country singer Tanner Usrey on Saturday. (10 p.m. Friday; 2424 Hobbs Road; cover) 

Two Faces West: The Denver-based blues-rockers hit town for a show at Leftwood’s. Also on tap: Amarillo blues band Touching Voodoo on Saturday. (10 p.m. Friday; 2511 S.W. Sixth Ave.; cover; 806-367-9840)

Amarillo Community Market: Get your pick of the best from local crafters, artisans and more. (8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Saturday; 1000 S. Polk St.; 806-372-6744)

Music at Wellington Square Courtyard: Amarillo combo Polk Street Jazz close out the inaugural season of Amarillo’s newest outdoor music series. (7 p.m. Saturday; 1601 Kentucky St.; tickets $12-$15)
“Stripes”:I don’t know but I’ve been told, this classic comedy celebrates its 40th anniversary with two days of special screenings. (3 and 7 p.m. Sunday; continues Sept. 2; Cinemark Hollywood 16 and Regal UA Amarillo Star 14)


  • 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.