Tuesday

The Chrissy Dailing Duo: The Amarillo singers headline a Ladies Night at the Western Horseman. (7 p.m. Tuesday; 2501 E. Interstate 40; 806-379-6555, Ext. 2999)

Mike Fuller: The Amarillo singer offers dinner music at Big Jim’s Pizza Co. (7 p.m. Tuesday; 3801 Olsen Blvd., Unit 9; 806-352-5050)

Starlight Theater: The Kirk House Band continues Amarillo Parks & Recreation’s annual summer concert series. (7 p.m. Tuesday; Sam Houston Park, Line Avenue and Western Street; free; 806-378-3036)

Jim Laughlin June Jazz Series: The outdoor concert staple continues its new season with an appearance by Laughlin and friends. (7:30 p.m. Tuesday; Amarillo College Experimental Theatre patio on the Washington Street campus; free; 806-371-5340)

Amarillo Sod Poodles: The Soddies kick off a homestand against the San Antonio Missions. (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 through Sunday; tickets $25 to $65; 806-651-2181)

Wednesday

“Bones” Hooks Historical Marker Dedication: The iconic Black cowboy gets a long-overdue honor in this Juneteenth celebration at the park bearing his name, featuring food trucks and special horse-riding demonstrations. (noon Wednesday; Bones Hooks Park, 2200 N. Hughes St.)

Wibby Wednesday: Six Car Pub & Brewery continues its patio season with music from Velvet Funk. (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)

John Hibbard and Kristal Wright: The indie duo brings their brewery tour to Pondaseta Brewing Co. (7 p.m. Wednesday; 7500 S.W. 45th Ave.; 806-418-6282)

Amarillo Sod Poodles: The Soddies continue a homestand against the San Antonio Missions. (7:05 p.m. Wednesday; 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. Wednesday; continues nightly through Sunday; tickets $25 to $65; 806-651-2181)

Bobcat: The rockabilly band gets feral at The 806 Coffee + Lounge. (9 p.m. Wednesday; 2812 S.W. Sixth Ave.; no cover, donations accepted; 806-322-1806)

Sam Riggs: The Texas country singer returns for a show with opener Hayden Hilliard at Western Horseman. (9 p.m. Wednesday; 2501 E. Interstate 40; cover; 806-379-6555, Ext. 2999)

Thursday

“The Bikeriders”: Austin Butler, Tom Hardy and Jodie Comer star in this well-received new drama. Also opening: Russell Crowe’s “The Exorcism” and road comedy “Thelma.” (Opens Thursday; Cinemark Hollywood 16, 9100 Canyon Drive; Cinergy, 9201 Cinergy Square; and Scene One Westgate Mall Cinemas, 7701 W. Interstate 40)

Horror Art Society Show: Explore the connection between horror and art in this new show at Idol Art Studio. (6 p.m. Thursday; 1201 S. Polk St.; 806-236-4128)

Mike Fuller and Joel White: The folk duo brings sweet tunes at the Woody Guthrie Folk Music Center. (6 p.m. Thursday; 320 S. Cuyler St. in Pampa; donations accepted; 806-664-0824)

Summer Solstice Makers Market: Celebrate the change of season at this shopping expo at The 806 Coffee + Lounge, Aunt Eek’s Books & Curiosities and High Fidelity Records. (6 p.m. Thursday; 2812 S.W. Sixth Ave.; 806-322-1806)

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

Music in the Gardens: Amarillo party band Insufficient Funds brings the fun to the Amarillo Botanical Gardens’ annual summer concert series, with food from BBQ Revival. (7 p.m. Thursday; 1400 Streit Drive; admission $5 for members, $10 nonmembers; 806-352-6513)

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

June Jams: Canyon’s outdoor concert series continues with tunes from Amarillo band Party of 6. (7:30 p.m. Thursday; Neblett Park, 508 16th St. in Canyon; free; 806-656-6833)

Corey Kent: The Texas country singer-songwriter headlines a night at Starlight Ranch Event Center. (8 p.m. Thursday; 1415 Sunrise Drive; tickets $15 to $150; 806-342-0515)

“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 through Sunday; tickets $25 to $65; 806-651-2181)

Tom Buechi: The Amarillo one-man band kicks off the weekend at Smokey Joe’s patio. (8 p.m. Thursday; 2903 S.W. Sixth Ave.; 806-331-6698)

Wynn Williams: The Texas cowboy singer saddles up for a show with opener Tristan Graves at Western Horseman. (9 p.m. Thursday; 2501 E. Interstate 40; cover; 806-379-6555, Ext. 2999)

Friday

Art After Dark: Amarillo Museum of Art’s annual summer party features a tour of ongoing exhibitions, music from Chill Son, food from Reagan’s Brick Oven Pizza, games and more. (7 to 10 p.m. Friday; 2200 S. Van Buren St.; tickets $30 or free for members; 806-371-5050)

Brass Wire Trio: The local jazz combo offers tunes at Drunken Oyster. (7 p.m. Friday; 7606 S.W. 45th Ave.; 806-418-6668)

Cheers at Wildcat Bluff: Enjoy live music from Touching Voodoo, food trucks and a toast during a beautiful sunset at Wildcat Bluff Discovery Center. (7 p.m. Friday; 2301 N. Soncy Road; $30 members, $35 nonmembers; 806-352-6007)

Jerry Garcia: The standup comedian (not the dead Grateful Dead frontman) offers up a live show. (8 p.m. Friday; Cinergy, 9201 Cinergy Square; tickets $25; 806-414-3600) 

Kenny “Bulldawg” Willis: The Amarillo rocker offers a solo show at The Handle Bar & Grill. (7 p.m. Friday; 3514 S.W. Sixth Ave.; 806-803-9538)

Tia Hunt: The Amarillo soul singer celebrates the release of her first music video with a party at Stoex Design Gallery. (7 p.m. Friday; 723 S. Georgia St.; free)

Tom Buechi: The Amarillo one-man band offers an acoustic night at Mickey’s Place. (7 p.m. Friday; 1512 Fifth Ave. in Canyon; 806-452-7320)

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

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

Boss 420: The Amarillo rock band rolls up 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)

Plemons Bridge: The Amarillo band returns to the stage at Skooterz. (8 p.m. Friday; 4100 Bushland Blvd.; cover; 806-679-0122)

That Mexican OT: The Latin act headlines a show with Maxo Kream and Drodi at Azteca Music Hall. (8 p.m. Sunday; 500 N. Farm-to-Market Road 1912; tickets $40; 806-335-9990)

Movie on the Lawn: Panhandle-Plains Historical Museum hosts a family-friendly screening of “The Sandlot.” (8:30 p.m. Friday; 2503 Fourth Ave. in Canyon; free; 806-651-2244)

“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 through Sunday; tickets $25 to $65; 806-651-2181)

All Town: The Oklahoma Red Dirt band comes to our town for a show at Hoots Pub. (9 p.m. Friday; 2424 Hobbs Road; cover)

The Stray Sons: The Amarillo rock band takes a shot at Whiskey River. (9 p.m. Friday; 4001 S.W. 51st Ave.; cover; 806-367-6163)

Ty Blackburn Band: The Amarillo country band takes the stage at Zombiez Bar & Grill. (9 p.m. Friday; 711 S. 10th Ave.; cover $10; 806-331-7305)

Summer Nights: Six Car Pub & Brewery throws a rooftop party with local DJs and reverse Happy Hour specials. (9:30 p.m. Friday; no cover; 625 S. Polk St.; 806-576-3396)

Hill Country Revival: The Texas band returns for a two-night stand at Chesney’s Whiskey Saloon. (10 p.m. Friday; continues Saturday; 715 S. Polk St.; cover)

The Dustin Toliver Band: The Texas band saddles up for a show at the Western Horseman. (10 p.m. Friday; 2501 E. Interstate 40; cover; 806-379-6555, Ext. 2999)

Saturday

Canyon Farmers Market: The summer tradition opens for the season 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)

Chrissy Dailing Duo: Enjoy a midday show with the Amarillo act at the Western Horseman. (11 a.m. Saturday; 2501 E. Interstate 40; 806-379-6555, Ext. 2999)

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

Cactus Crooners: The cowboy duo offers beautiful music at Buffalo Grass Music Hall in Panhandle. (7 p.m. Saturday; 123 Main St. in Panhandle; 806-236-2933) 

Amarillo Sod Poodles: The Soddies continue a homestand against the San Antonio Missions. Plus, it’s Dino Night, so enjoy some thunder lizards from Don Harrington Discovery Center. (7:05 p.m. Saturday; Hodgetown, 715 S. Buchanan St.; ticket prices vary; 806-803-9547)

Seger System: The Bob Seger tribute band will be working on some night moves at Shark Beach Burgers. (7:30 p.m. Saturday; 1505 E. Farm-to-Market Road 1151; 806-335-5644)

Kevin Fowler: The hometown boy returns for his debut show at The Lumberyard, Canyon’s newest event center. (8 p.m. Saturday; 850 N. 23rd St.; tickets $25; 806- 804-3000)

Roman Carbajal: The Amarillo rocker pours one out at Pondaseta Brewing Co. (8 p.m. Saturday; 7500 S.W. 45th Ave.; 806-418-6282)

Insufficient Funds: The Amarillo party band mixes it up on Smokey Joe’s patio. (8 p.m. Saturday; 2903 S.W. Sixth Ave.; 806-331-6698)

“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 through Sunday; tickets $25 to $65; 806-651-2181)

Darby Sparkman: The Canyon country singer returns to Golden Light Cantina. (9 p.m. Saturday; 2908 S.W. Sixth Ave.; cover; 806-374-9237)

Ghost Dance: The Texas country band haunts the stage at Hoots Pub. (9 p.m. Saturday; 2424 Hobbs Road; cover)

Lee Scheetz & Borderline: The Amarillo band hops on for a show at the Western Horseman. (9 p.m. Saturday; 2501 E. Interstate 40; cover; 806-379-6555, Ext. 2999)

Sting in the Tail: This Scorpions tribute band is ready to rock you like a hurricane at Skooterz. (9:30 p.m. Saturday; 4100 Bushland Blvd.; cover; 806-679-0122)

Hill Country Revival: The Texas band returns for a two-night stand at Chesney’s Whiskey Saloon. (10 p.m. Saturday; 715 S. Polk St.; cover)

Sunday

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

“South Park: Bigger, Longer and Uncut”: Enjoy 25th-anniversary screenings of this uproarious animated comedy. (4 and 7 p.m. Sunday; continues June 26; Cinemark Hollywood 16, 9100 Canyon Drive)

Amarillo Sod Poodles: The Soddies continue a homestand against the San Antonio Missions. (6:05 p.m. Sunday; Hodgetown, 715 S. Buchanan St.; ticket prices vary; 806-803-9547)

Daikaiju: The guitar rockers attack the stage at Golden Light Cantina with Amarillo’s Dudeman and The Tulsa Doom. (7 p.m. Sunday; 2908 S.W. Sixth Ave.; cover; 806-374-9237)

“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; tickets $25 to $65; 806-651-2181)

June 25

Colton Amerson: The Amarillo country singer offers patio tunes at Hummers Sports Cafe. (7 p.m. June 25; 2600 Paramount Blvd., Suite B2; 806-353-0723)

Kayla Richardson: The Amarillo singer offers dinner music at Big Jim’s Pizza Co. (7 p.m. June 25; 3801 Olsen Blvd., Unit 9; 806-352-5050)

Yvonne Perea: The Amarillo folk singer headlines a Ladies Night at the Western Horseman. (7 p.m. June 25; 2501 E. Interstate 40; 806-379-6555, Ext. 2999)

Starlight Theatre: PRVDNC (your guess is as good as mine) continues Amarillo Parks & Recreation’s annual summer concert series. (7 p.m. June 25; Sam Houston Park, Line Avenue and Western Street; free; 806-378-3036)

Amarillo Sod Poodles: The Soddies kick off a homestand against the San Antonio Missions. (7:05 p.m. June 18; Hodgetown, 715 S. Buchanan St.; ticket prices vary; 806-803-9547)

Jim Laughlin June Jazz Series: The outdoor concert staple wraps for the season with a show from Polk Street Jazz. (7:30 p.m. June 25; Amarillo College Experimental Theatre patio on the Washington Street campus; free; 806-371-5340)

“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. June 18; continues nightly through June 23; tickets $25 to $65; 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 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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