Tuesday

Hank Vincent: The Amarillo country singer hits the roof for a show at Crush. (7 p.m. Tuesday; 627 S. Polk St.; 806-418-2011)

TBA: An Amarillo singer offers dinner music at Big Jim’s Pizza Co. (7 p.m. July 2; 3801 Olsen Blvd., Unit 9; 806-352-5050)

Jade Ramos: The Amarillo singer headlines a Ladies Night at the Western Horseman. (7 p.m. Tuesday; 2501 E. Interstate 40; 806-379-6555, Ext. 2999)

Amarillo Sod Poodles: The Soddies continue a homestand against the Midland RockHounds. (7:05 p.m. Tuesday; Hodgetown, 715 S. Buchanan St.; ticket prices vary; 806-803-9547)

“Texas”: The outdoor musical is back for its 58th season in the Palo Duro Canyon State Park Pioneer Amphitheatre. Enjoy a barbecue dinner or backstage tours before the show. (8 p.m. Tuesday; continues nightly except Mondays through Aug. 3; tickets $25 to $65; 806-651-2181)

Wednesday

High Noon on the Square: Big G & The Tradewinds will perform for Center City of Amarillo’s annual downtown concert. This week, enjoy BBQ sandwiches from Mitch’s. (noon July 3; free, lunch $10; 501 S. Fillmore St.; 806-372-6744)

Route 66 Tailgate Party: Enjoy cornhole, music from Banjo Brown, drink specials and more in this lead-up to a Sod Poodles game. (3:30 p.m. July 3; Embassy Suites Amarillo, 550 S. Buchanan St.; free; 806-803-5500)

Amarillo Sod Poodles: The Soddies continue a homestand against the Midland RockHounds. The pre-Independence Day celebration will include a fireworks show. (6:05 p.m. Wednesday; Hodgetown, 715 S. Buchanan St.; ticket prices vary; 806-803-9547)

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)

Bryan Robertson: The Amarillo country singer offers weekly Whiskey Wednesday shows at Western Horseman. (7 p.m. Wednesday; 2501 E. Interstate 40; 806-379-6555, Ext. 2999)

Kickin’ It in Canyon: Canyon’s Fourth of July festivities open with a concert by Mike Ryan at The Lumberyard, Canyon’s newest event center. (7 p.m. Wednesday; 850 N. 23rd St.; tickets $30 to $100; 806- 804-3000)

“South Park: Bigger, Longer and Uncut”: Enjoy 25th-anniversary screenings of this uproarious animated comedy. (7 p.m. Wednesday; Cinemark Hollywood 16, 9100 Canyon Drive)

Celtic Throne: The Irish dance troupe highsteps its way into the Globe-News Center of the Performing Arts. (7:30 p.m. Wednesday; 500 S. Buchanan St.; tickets $45 to $55; 806-378-3096)

“Texas”: The outdoor musical is back for its 58th season in the Palo Duro Canyon State Park Pioneer Amphitheatre. Enjoy a barbecue dinner or backstage tours before the show. (8 p.m. Wednesday; continues nightly except Mondays through Aug. 3; tickets $25 to $65; 806-651-2181)

Thursday

Note: Call ahead for holiday hours.

“A Quiet Place: Day One”: Lupita Nyong’o and Joseph Quinn star in this prequel to the silent horror film. Also opening: the opening salvo of Kevin Costner’s Western epic “Horizon: An American Saga Chapter 1.” (Opens Thursday; Cinemark Hollywood 16, 9100 Canyon Drive; Cinergy, 9201 Cinergy Square; and Scene One Westgate Mall Cinemas, 7701 W. Interstate 40)

Canadian Fourth of July Celebration: Head to the top of the Panhandle for the 136th annual holiday festivities, featuring museum tours, a downtown parade, turtle races, ranch rodeo and more. (Thursday through Saturday; various locations in Canadian; 806-323-6234)

Pampa Fourth of July: Party with the Harvesters at this community celebration, including live music, fireworks, a parade, a hot dog eating contest and more. (various locations in Pampa; 806-669-3241)

Saints’ Roost Celebration: Clarendon’s years-old tradition returns with three nights of rodeo action and a parade, craft fair and barbecue Saturday. (Thursday through Saturday; various locations in Clarendon; 806-874-2421)

Pancake Breakfast: The traditional Canyon Lions Club holiday celebration stacks up the goodies. (7 to 10:30 a.m. Tuesday; Cole Community Center, 300 16th St.; tickets $7 adults, free for children; canyonlionsclub@gmail.com

World Championship Mud Volleyball: Dumas’ annual holiday celebration includes this gritty competition and fireworks at night. (8 a.m. Thursday; McDade Park, 14th Avenue and Durrett Drive in Dumas; 806-935-2123)

Fourth of July Fair on the Square: Canyon’s holiday tradition will offer around 100 vendors, a parade and more. (9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Thursday; Fourth Avenue and 15th Street in Canyon; 806-567-0746)

Fourth of July Car Show: T’s Bar hosts a lineup of classics, muscle cars and more in a party also featuring food, music and more. (2 p.m. Thursday; 700 S.W. 10th Ave.; 806-418-6649)

4th of July Sangria Celebration: You’ll see fireworks when you sample the red, white and blue sangria at Bar Z Winery. (3 to 9 p.m. Tuesday; 19290 Farm-to-Market Road 1541; 806-488-2214)

TBA: An Amarillo singer offers dinner music at Big Jim’s Pizza Co. (7 p.m. July 4; 3801 Olsen Blvd., Unit 9; 806-352-5050)

Will Rogers Range Riders Rodeo: One of the area’s longest-running rodeos returns for another three-day run of fun. Stick around for live music nightly. (7:30 p.m. Thursday through Saturday; 8829 Farm-to-Market Road 1541; tickets $15 nightly; 806-622-2102)

“Texas”: The outdoor musical is back for its 58th season in the Palo Duro Canyon State Park Pioneer Amphitheatre. Enjoy a barbecue dinner or backstage tours before the show. (8 p.m. Thursday; continues nightly except Mondays through Aug. 3; tickets $25 to $65; 806-651-2181)

New Generation Band: The young Amarillo band kicks off the weekend at Smokey Joe’s patio. (8 p.m. Thursday; 2903 S.W. Sixth Ave.; 806-331-6698)

Jake Vernon: The Amarillo native comes home for a show at Western Horseman. (9 p.m. Thursday; 2501 E. Interstate 40; cover; 806-379-6555, Ext. 2999)

Friday

Canadian Fourth of July Celebration: Head to the top of the Panhandle for the 136th annual holiday festivities, featuring museum tours, a downtown parade, turtle races, ranch rodeo and more. (Thursday through Saturday; various locations in Canadian; 806-323-6234)

Saints’ Roost Celebration: Clarendon’s years-old tradition returns with three nights of rodeo action and a parade, craft fair and barbecue Saturday. (Thursday through Saturday; various locations in Clarendon; 806-874-2421)

Independence Day + 1: Amarillo’s holiday celebration shifts a day and offers food trucks, a fun zone, a fireworks and drone show, a beer garden and a concert featuring Panhandle native Randall King and Amarillo country band Next to Kin. (4:30 p.m. Friday; John Stiff Memorial Park, Bell Street and 48th Avenue; free; 806-378-3036)

First Friday Art Walk: The favorite tradition continues at newly renovated Arts in the Sunset. (5 to 9 p.m. Friday; 3701 Plains Blvd.; free; 806-354-8802)

Alicia Morgan: The Lubbock singer heads underground at the Barfield’s Paramount Recreation Club speakeasy. (7 p.m. Friday; 600 S. Polk St.; 806-414-2200)

First Friday Art + Music: The 806 Coffee + Lounge offers an exhibition by Spicy Fry Art and music from Odrat in this monthly, but holiday-delayed event. (7 p.m. Friday; 2812 S.W. Sixth Ave.; no cover, donations accepted; 806-322-1806)

Slade Coulter: The Texas country singer comes to Hotel Turkey for an acoustic show. (7 p.m. Friday; 201 Third St. in Turkey; tickets $10; tables available; 806-423-1151)

The Stray Sons: The Amarillo rock band hits the sand at Shark Beach Burgers. (7:30 p.m. Friday; 1505 E. Farm-to-Market Road 1151; 806-335-5644)

Will Rogers Range Riders Rodeo: One of the area’s longest-running rodeos returns for another three-day run of fun. Stick around for live music nightly. (7:30 p.m. Thursday through Saturday; 8829 Farm-to-Market Road 1541; tickets $15 nightly; 806-622-2102)

Jackie Haney & The Geezers Gone Wild: Prepare for a good time with the Amarillo oldies act on Smokey Joe’s patio. (8 p.m. Friday; 2903 S.W. Sixth Ave.; 806-331-6698)

Christopher Erin & The Obvious Few: The Amarillo country band hits the roof for a show at Crush. (8 p.m. Friday; 627 S. Polk St.; 806-418-2011)

“Texas”: The outdoor musical is back for its 58th season in the Palo Duro Canyon State Park Pioneer Amphitheatre. Enjoy a barbecue dinner or backstage tours before the show. (8 p.m. Friday; continues nightly except Mondays through Aug. 3; tickets $25 to $65; 806-651-2181)

Dave Regal & Friends: The longtime Amarillo musician returns to the stage at Hoots Pub. (9 p.m. Friday; 2424 Hobbs Road; cover)

Faceless and Symmatree: The hip-hop acts bring an underground show to the Golden Light Cantina. (9 p.m. Friday; 2908 S.W. Sixth Ave.; cover; 806-374-9237)

Joe Trevino: The Tex-Mex singer brings the party to a show at the Western Horseman. (9 p.m. Friday; 2501 E. Interstate 40; cover; 806-379-6555, Ext. 2999)

Realezt: Enjoy a night of DJs at Bomb City Distillery, also including Sleepyboi, RoRo, Element and Kye. (9 p.m. Saturday; 306 S. Cleveland St.; cover $10 to $15; 806-220-2662)

Saturday

Canadian Fourth of July Celebration: Head to the top of the Panhandle for the 136th annual holiday festivities, featuring museum tours, a downtown parade, turtle races, ranch rodeo and more. (Thursday through Saturday; various locations in Canadian; 806-323-6234)

Saints’ Roost Celebration: Clarendon’s years-old tradition returns with three nights of rodeo action and a parade, craft fair and barbecue Saturday. (Thursday through Saturday; various locations in Clarendon; 806-874-2421)

Canyon Farmers Market: The summer tradition continues with live music, activities, vendors and more. The market is open weekly through Sept. 28. (8 a.m. to noon Saturday; Fourth Avenue and 15th Street in Canyon; 806-567-0746)

Bring Me the Gypsee: Enjoy a midday show with the eclectic Amarillo duo at the Western Horseman. (11 a.m. Saturday; 2501 E. Interstate 40; 806-379-6555, Ext. 2999)

Kayla Richardson: The Amarillo singer offers an outdoor show at Bar Z Winery. (5 p.m. Saturday; 19290 Farm-to-Market Road 1541; cover $5; 806-488-2214)

New Generation: The young Amarillo band taps into Georgia Street Taphouse. (7 p.m. Saturday; 2001 S. Georgia St.; 806-803-7000)

Carried Away and Gunpowder & Lead: Check out tributes to Carrie Underwood and Miranda Lambert at this special show at Shark Beach Burgers. (7:30 p.m. Saturday; 1505 E. Farm-to-Market Road 1151; cover; 806-335-5644)

Will Rogers Range Riders Rodeo: One of the area’s longest-running rodeos returns for another three-day run of fun. Stick around for live music nightly. (7:30 p.m. Thursday through Saturday; 8829 Farm-to-Market Road 1541; tickets $15 nightly; 806-622-2102)

Mike Fuller & The Repeat Offenders: The Amarillo folk band mixes it up on Smokey Joe’s patio. (8 p.m. Saturday; 2903 S.W. Sixth Ave.; 806-331-6698)

Rak-45: The Amarillo rock band loads up for a rooftop party at Crush. (8 p.m. Saturday; 627 S. Polk St.; 806-418-2011)

“Texas”: The outdoor musical is back for its 58th season in the Palo Duro Canyon State Park Pioneer Amphitheatre. Enjoy a barbecue dinner or backstage tours before the show. (8 p.m. Saturday; continues nightly except Mondays through Aug. 3; tickets $25 to $65; 806-651-2181)

Red Dirt Rockers: The Amarillo band brings the twang to Broken Spoke Lounge. (9 p.m. Saturday; 3101 S.W. Sixth Ave.; no cover; 806-373-9149)

The Rio Grande Trio: The regional band makes some noise at Hoots Pub. (9 p.m. Saturday; 2424 Hobbs Road; cover)

The Smeaton Brothers Band: The Amarillo family band returns to the stage at Golden Light Cantina. (9 p.m. Saturday; 2908 S.W. Sixth Ave.; cover; 806-374-9237)

Will Banister: The Clovis, New Mexico, singer rides into town for a show at the Western Horseman. (9 p.m. Saturday; 2501 E. Interstate 40; cover; 806-379-6555, Ext. 2999)

Seize & Desist: The touring punk band roars into RR Bar. (10 p.m. Saturday; 701 S. Georgia St.; 806-342-9000)

Sunday

Tom Buechi: Enjoy a midday show with the Amarillo singer at the Western Horseman. (11 a.m. Sunday; 2501 E. Interstate 40; 806-379-6555, Ext. 2999)

“Texas”: The outdoor musical is back for its 58th season in the Palo Duro Canyon State Park Pioneer Amphitheatre. Enjoy a barbecue dinner or backstage tours before the show. (8 p.m. Sunday; continues nightly except Mondays through Aug. 3; tickets $25 to $65; 806-651-2181)

Monday

Tommy Gallagher: The Amarillo country singer offers an acoustic night at Shark Beach Burgers. (7:30 p.m. Saturday; 1505 E. Farm-to-Market Road 1151; 806-335-5644)

July 9

Arieon Keller: The Amarillo singer headlines a Ladies Night at the Western Horseman. (7 p.m. July 9; 2501 E. Interstate 40; 806-379-6555, Ext. 2999)

Starlight Theater: Mike Fuller & The Repeat Offenders continue Amarillo Parks & Recreation’s annual summer concert series. (7 p.m. July 9; Sam Houston Park, Line Avenue and Western Street; free; 806-378-3036)

“A Midsummer Night’s Dream”: The “Texas” cast stages the classic Shakespearean comedy in Palo Duro Canyon State Park Pioneer Amphitheatre. Enjoy a barbecue dinner or backstage tours before the show. (8 p.m. July 9; continues nightly except Mondays through Aug. 3; tickets $25 to $35; 806-651-2181)

Ongoing

Amarillo Museum of Art: Check out “Cadillac Ranch at 50” through Aug. 24 and “Photography Is Art” and works from Brooklyn-based artist Swoon through Aug. 11 at the Amarillo mainstay. (2200 S. Van Buren St.; 806-371-5050)

American Quarter Horse Hall of Fame & Museum: Take in “Ranching Remudas” through July 27 and “Wrangler Women of Influence: Long Live Cowgirls!” through Nov. 23. (2601 E. Interstate 40; 806-376-5181)

Arts in the Sunset: The sprawling art gallery hosts the Impressionists interactive exhibition, featuring artists such as Van Gogh, Monet, Renoir, Morisot, Manet, Degas, Pissarro, Gauguin, Cezanne and Toulouse-Lautrec. (various times through July 17; 3701 Plains Blvd.; tickets $25 adults, $22 seniors, $15 children; 806-354-8802)

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 plus “Remembering Adobe Walls” through May, 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 continues at Amarillo’s amusement park. (Wednesday through 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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