“Scream”: Ghostface is back — as are original cast members Neve Campbell, Courteney Cox and David Arquette — in the fifth installment of this iconic, ironic frightfest. Also opening: “Belle,” an anime epic about a shy girl who’s a rock star in a virtual world. (Opens Thursday)

Amarillo Wranglers: The hometown hockey team laces up for a two-day face-off against the New Mexico Ice Wolves. (7 p.m. Friday and Saturday; Amarillo Civic Center Complex Coliseum, 401 S. Buchanan St.; tickets $12 to $23; 806-242-4231)

Matt Castillo: The Texas country singer will swing into downtown Amarillo for a show at Chesney’s Whiskey Saloon with JD & The Badlands. (7 p.m. Friday; 715 S. Polk St.; cover; 806-378-5790) 

Yellow City Comedy: The local laffers make their debut at Fillmore’s. (8 p.m. Friday; 1005 N. Fillmore St.; cover $5; 806-674-9823)

Hangman: The Amarillo rockers are ready to rock out at Skooterz. (9 p.m. Friday; 4100 Bushland Blvd.; cover; 806-679-0122)

Camila: The Mexican pop band brings its “Luz” tour to La Hacienda Amarillo with Karla Breu. (7 p.m. Saturday; 10695 U.S. Highway 287; tickets $50-$80; 806-690-2965)

Kicker Arenacross: Off-road motorcyclists will race and freestyle on an indoor dirt track in the Amarillo National Center on the Tri-State Fairgrounds. (7 p.m. Saturday; 3301 S.E. 10th Ave.; tickets $14 to $25; 806-376-7767)

John Baumann: The sensational Texan singer-songwriter will give an intimate show at Golden Light Beer & Wine Garden. (8 p.m. Saturday; 6014 S. Western St.; tickets $25; 806-221-2337)

Russian Music Festival Fundraiser: West Texas A&M University music faculty will perform in this preview of and fundraiser for the fifth-annual festival (set for April 9 at WT). Stick around for the Russian delicacies, too. (3 p.m. Sunday; St. Luke Presbyterian Church, 3001 S. Bell St.; free, donations accepted; 806-651-2844)

“I’ve Got Something to Say” Comedy Show: Headliner Angelia Walker will perform with opener AD Hodges, featured act Lamar Jones and members of the Yellow City Comedy troupe at this Martin Luther King Jr. Weekend show. (7 p.m. Sunday; In This Moment, 707 S. Polk St.; tickets $35; 806-672-1547)

Son Volt: The electrifying Americana rockers zap into town for a show at Hoot’s Pub with Jesse Farrar of Old Salt Union. Also at Hoots this weekend: Texas rockers Giovannie & The Hired Guns on Friday and Amarillo country band Next to Kin on Saturday. (7 p.m. Sunday; 2424 Hobbs Road; tickets $20 to $89)


“Betty White: A Celebration”:
Pay homage to our last Golden Girl in this tribute planned for her 100th birthday. (1, 4 and 7 p.m. Monday; Regal UA Amarillo Star 14 and Cinemark Hollywood 16)

Author

  • 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.