Killer KeyZ Dueling Pianos: This pair of energetic keyboardists will bring the noise for three nights, though (as of this writing) there are only seats available at the Tuesday show at Metropolitan—A Speakeasy. (9 p.m. Tuesday; 9181 Town Square Blvd., Suite 1201; 806-242-0117)

As You Like It: William Shakespeare’s iconic comedy (which gave us the immortal “All the world’s a stage”) gets gender-bent in this commedia dell’arte-style production at West Texas A&M University. (Wednesday through Sunday; Happy State Bank Studio Theatre in the Sybil B. Harrington Fine Arts Complex; ticket prices vary; 806-651-2810)

Marry Me: Oh my, does this look positively goofy. Jennifer Lopez stars as a pop diva who impulsively marries a hapless teacher (Owen Wilson) after getting cheated on by her pop star boyfriend (Maluma). Also opening this weekend: Kenneth Branagh’s new Agatha Christie adaptation Death on the Nile and Liam Neeson-starring actioner Blacklight. (Opening Thursday)

Ink Masters Tattoo Show: Come celebrate your ink with fellow tat-heads (or get some new art, perhaps) at the return of this annual festival. (Thursday through Sunday; Fifth Seasons Inn, 6801 W. Interstate 40; ticket prices vary)

Cabaret: Tickets are virtually sold out for Amarillo Little Theatre’s excellent revival of this Kander & Ebb classic, so if you’re able to, snatch one up immediately. This exceptionally timely staging (powerfully directed by Allen Shankles, with a sensational cast led by Terry Martin and Jason Driver) should not be missed. (Thursday through Feb. 20; ALT Adventure Space, 2751 Civic Circle; ticket prices vary; 806-355-9991)

’80s Party: Get footloose at Lit Arcade Bar for this night of retro fun with DJ Frenzy. (8 p.m. Friday; 701 S. Polk St.; 806-350-6994)

Valentine’s Day Dance & Sip 2022: Dance company Unique Stepperz will provide the lessons; you provide the dancing feet. (8 p.m. Friday; In This Moment, 707 S. Polk St.; tickets $25)

Cody Hibbard: This rising Texas country star hits town for a show with Tyler McCollum at Hoots Pub. (10 p.m. Friday; 2424 Hobbs Road; cover)

Galentines Evening Market: The Ruffles & Rust Expo celebrates the loving season with this night of shopping, live music, drinks and snacks. (6 p.m. Saturday; The Derrick Event Center, 814 S. Taylor St.; tickets $10)

FC Amarillo Bombers: The local soccer stars go fishing for a victory against the Rio Grande Valley Barracudas. (7 p.m. Saturday; Amarillo Civic Center Complex Coliseum, 401 S. Buchanan St.; tickets $10.25; 806-350-2688)

Mardi Gras Party: Laissez les bons temps rouler again at the return of Family Support Services’ popular fundraiser in the Amarillo Civic Center Complex Heritage Ballroom. The Band Monarch will perform, but don’t miss out on the jugglers, tarot readers, casino games and a second-line parade, too. (7 p.m. Saturday; 401 S. Buchanan St.; tickets $65; 806-342-2500)

Chamber Music Amarillo: Violinist Annie Chalex Boyle, pianist Daniel del Pino and clarinetist Doug Storey team up for this evening of music by Claude Debussy, Darius Milhaud and Paul Schoenfield at Amarillo Botanical Gardens. (7:30 p.m. Saturday; 1400 Streit Drive; tickets $40; 806-376-8782)

J.R. Herrara Band: The Texas country band hits downtown Amarillo for a show at Chesney’s Whiskey Saloon. (9:30 p.m. Saturday; 715 S. Polk St.; cover; 806-378-5790) 

Dear Marsha: The beloved Amarillo-born rock band (now based in Colorado) returns for a 27th-anniversary party at the Golden Light. And Friday: Don’t miss Cruz Contreras of the great Americana band The Black Lillies. (10 p.m. Saturday; 2908 S.W. Sixth Ave.; cover $10)

Ryan & The Resistors: This Albuquerque-based country band returns to town for a show at the Broken Spoke Lounge. (10 p.m. Saturday; 3101 S.W. Sixth Ave.; 806-373-9149)

Erotic Art Show: Local artists display some of their racier works at this show at Mariposa Eco Village. Stick around for the bonfire at the end of the evening. (4 p.m. Sunday; 9101 Mariposa Drive; 806-673-9152)

Men Next Door: Uncovered: This Magic Mike-style bump-n-grind show will steam up the night at Guitars & Cadillacs. (8 p.m. Sunday; 3601 Olsen Blvd.; tickets $20 to $100; 806-322-7979)

The Harlem Globetrotters: The one-of-a-kind basketballers return for a much-delayed outing, this time promising “ankle-breaking moves, jaw-dropping swag and rim-rattling dunks,” incorporating streetball with the Globetrotters’ traditional action. (7 p.m. Feb. 15; Amarillo Civic Center Complex Coliseum, 401 S. Buchanan St.; tickets $24 to $94; 806-378-3096)


  • 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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