Tuesday

“Bluey’s Big Play”: The enormously popular kids show takes the stage in this one-night-only performance in the Amarillo Civic Center Complex Auditorium. (6 p.m. Tuesday; 401 S. Buchanan St.; tickets $25 to $78; 806-378-3096)

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

Wednesday

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)

“The Ark and the Darkness”: This faith-based documentary purports to prove the existence of Noah’s Ark—alongside the dinosaurs. (7 p.m. Wednesday; continues Thursday; Cinemark Hollywood 16, 9100 Canyon Drive; and Cinergy, 9201 Cinergy Square)

“My Fair Lady”: You’ll dance all night when the iconic musical takes the stage as part of the Broadway Spotlight Series in the Amarillo Civic Center Complex Auditorium. (7 p.m. Wednesday; 401 S. Buchanan St.; tickets $30 to $75; 806-378-3096)

Roman Carbajal: The Amarillo rocker brings the noise underground to the Barfield’s Paramount Recreation Club speakeasy. (7 p.m. Wednesday; 600 S. Polk St.; 806-414-2200)

Hank Vincent: The Amarillo country singer serves up tunes at Pondaseta Brewing Co. (8 p.m. Wednesday; 7500 S.W. 45th Ave.; 806-418-6282)

The Salesmen: The touring indie act hits town for a show at The 806 Coffee + Lounge. (9 p.m. Wednesday; 2812 S.W. Sixth Ave.; no cover, donations accepted; 806-322-1806)

Thursday

“Ghostbusters: Frozen Empire”: A sequel to the 2021 legacyquel brings the haunted warriors back to the Big Apple. (Opens Thursday; Cinemark Hollywood 16, 9100 Canyon Drive; and Cinergy, 9201 Cinergy Square)

Spring Open House: The Shops at Wolflin Square kick off the season with sales and more. (4 to 7 p.m. Thursday; 1932 Civic Circle; 806-355-6131)

Illustrators Show: Works from Dean Cornwell, Tom Lovell and Matt Clark will be on view in this special exhibition at White Shirt Art Gallery. (5 to 7 p.m. Thursday; 619 S. Tyler St., Suite 110; 806-567-0393)

“The Ark and the Darkness”: This faith-based documentary purports to prove the existence of Noah’s Ark—alongside the dinosaurs. (7 p.m. Thursday; Cinemark Hollywood 16, 9100 Canyon Drive; and Cinergy, 9201 Cinergy Square)

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

“Rad”: The ’80s-era bike racing movie returns to the big screen. (7:15 p.m. Thursday; Cinemark Hollywood 16, 9100 Canyon Drive)

Cameron Baker Duo: Get a double shot of live music at the Western Horseman. (8 p.m. Thursday; 2501 E. Interstate 40; 806-379-6555, Ext. 2999)

Jonathan Guidi: The Amarillo blues singer kicks off the weekend at Smokey Joe’s patio. (8 p.m. Thursday; 2903 S.W. Sixth Ave.; 806-331-6698)

Casey Stickley: The touring indie singer hits town for a show at The 806 Coffee + Lounge. (9 p.m. Friday; 2812 S.W. Sixth Ave.; no cover, donations accepted; 806-322-1806)

Friday

Berklin Records Artist Showcase: Singers Randy Palmer, Brian Kalinek, Libby Koch, Jim Jones and Randy Lewis Brown swap songs for a High Plains Public Radio Living Room Concert at Old Tascosa Taproom and Brewery. (7 p.m. Friday; 3100 S.W. Sixth Ave.; suggested donation $15; 806-681-4050)

Amarillo Wranglers: The local hockey squad goes on safari against the El Paso Rhinos. Friday is Yellow City Comic Con Night. (7:15 p.m. Friday; continues Saturday; Amarillo Civic Center Complex Coliseum, 401 S. Buchanan St.; tickets $13 to $24; 806-378-3096)

“The Little Mermaid”: Amarillo Little Theatre Academy brings the classic Disney musical to the stage for two weekends of underwater fun. (7:30 p.m. Friday; continues through March 30; ALT Allen Shankles Mainstage, 2019 Civic Circle; tickets $22 adults, $18 children; 806-355-9991)

Bring Me the Gypsee: Prepare for a good time with the eclectic Amarillo band on Smokey Joe’s patio. (8 p.m. Friday; 2903 S.W. Sixth Ave.; 806-331-6698)

Colby Acuff: The Idaho-based singer brings some wide-open country to Golden Light Cantina. (9 p.m. Friday; 2908 S.W. Sixth Ave.; cover; 806-374-9237)

Steel Skarecrow: The Kansas rock band blows into Chesney’s Whiskey Saloon for a two-night stand. (9 p.m. Friday; continues Saturday; 4001 S.W. 51st Ave.; cover $7; 806-367-6163)

Zac Wilkerson: The honey-voiced Americana singer returns home for a show with opener Cory Michael at the Western Horseman. (10 p.m. Friday; 2501 E. Interstate 40; 806-379-6555, Ext. 2999)

Saturday

Center City Mural Run: Lace up your running shoes to get a close-up view of the outdoor art throughout downtown Amarillo in a 10K, 5K and one-mile fun run. (8:30 a.m.  Saturday; 512 S. Polk St.; registration prices vary; 806-372-6744)

“Romeo et Juliette”: Soprano Nadine Sierra and tenor Benjamin Bernheim are the star-crossed lovers in this production for “The Met: Live in HD.” (11:55 a.m. Saturday; continues March 27; Cinemark Hollywood 16, 9100 Canyon Drive)

Drink & Ink: Local artists will offer tattoo specials at this pop-up event at Pondaseta Brewing Co. (noon to 6 p.m. Saturday; 7500 S.W. 45th Ave.; 806-418-6282)

Spring Fling: Kick off the season with shopping deals, mimosas and live music at Savór. (10 a.m. Saturday; 7669 Hillside Road, Suite 600; reservations suggested; 806-310-2600)

“The Little Mermaid”: Amarillo Little Theatre Academy brings the classic Disney musical to the stage for two weekends of underwater fun. (2:30 and 7:30 p.m. Saturday; continues through March 30; ALT Allen Shankles Mainstage, 2019 Civic Circle; tickets $22 adults, $18 children; 806-355-9991)

Mad Hatters Ball: Amarillo Botanical Gardens’ Wonderland-themed fundraiser returns with Girasol-catered hors d’oeuvres, drinks and dancing. (7 p.m. Saturday; 1400 Streit Drive; tickets $75; 727-318-7322)

Songwriters in the Round: Artists Randy Palmer, Brian Kalinek, Libby Koch, Jim Jones and Randy Lewis Brown trade tunes at Buffalo Grass Music Hall in Panhandle. (7 p.m. Saturday; 123 Main St. in Panhandle; 806-236-2933) 

Amarillo Wranglers: The local hockey squad goes on safari against the El Paso Rhinos. Saturday is Hot Rods & Hockey Night. (7:15 p.m. Saturday; Amarillo Civic Center Complex Coliseum, 401 S. Buchanan St.; tickets $13 to $24; 806-378-3096)

Michael Salgado: The Tejano star hits town for a show at Ocho Segundos. (8 p.m. Saturday; cover $20 advance, $25 at door; 5331 E. Amarillo Blvd.; 806-335-9990)

The Jack Cryver Band: The Amarillo country act rocks out on Smokey Joe’s patio. (8 p.m. Saturday; 2903 S.W. Sixth Ave.; 806-331-6698)

Bryan & The Bronc Stompers: The country band stomps into Skooterz. (9 p.m. Saturday; 4100 Bushland Blvd.; cover; 806-679-0122)

Chad Miller & The Good Fortune: The Amarillo country band deals up a good time at the Western Horseman. (9 p.m. Saturday; 2501 E. Interstate 40; 806-379-6555, Ext. 2999)

Moon Dog: The rock band howls in a show at Broken Spoke Lounge. (9 p.m. Saturday; 3101 S.W. Sixth Ave.; no cover; 806-373-9149)

Native Crowds: The Amarillo rockers team with Lubbock band Last of the Lights for a loud night at Golden Light Cantina. (9 p.m. Saturday; 2908 S.W. Sixth Ave.; cover; 806-374-9237)

9 Eyes: The Amarillo country band eyes a good time at Whiskey River. (9 p.m. Saturday; 4001 S.W. 51st Ave.; 806-367-6163)

Steel Skarecrow: The Kansas rock band blows into Chesney’s Whiskey Saloon for a two-night stand. (9 p.m. Saturday; 715 S. Polk St.; cover)

Timmy T: Take in a night of music from the local rocker at Cactus Bar. (9 p.m. Saturday; 4831 S. Western St.; no cover; 806-356-6369)

Sunday

Amarillo Symphony Youth Orchestra: The student musicians get the chance of a lifetime to perform alongside acclaimed violinist Midori in a special concert that follows a days-long residency. (2 p.m. Sunday; Globe-News Center for the Performing Arts, 500 S. Buchanan St.; tickets $10; 806-376-8782)

“The Little Mermaid”: Amarillo Little Theatre Academy brings the classic Disney musical to the stage for two weekends of underwater fun. (2:30 p.m. Sunday; continues through March 30; ALT Allen Shankles Mainstage, 2019 Civic Circle; tickets $22 adults, $18 children; 806-355-9991)

Harlem Globetrotters: The legendary basketball team returns to action with a fast-paced game in the Amarillo Civic Center Complex Coliseum. (3 p.m. Sunday; 401 S. Buchanan St.; tickets $25 to $303; 806-378-3096)

Panhandle Boys: The West Texas Fire Relief Concert: Amarillo natives Aaron Watson, Kevin Fowler and Randall King team up for a show at Starlight Ranch Event Center benefitting victims of the historic wildfires throughout the Panhandle. (4 p.m. Sunday; 1415 Sunrise Drive; tickets $20; 806-342-0515)

Monday

“The Big Bang Theory” Trivia: Test your geek skills in this friendly competition at Pondaseta Brewing Co. (7 p.m. Monday; 7500 S.W. 45th Ave.; 806-418-6282)

Joel Gibson Jr.: The Washington-based country-rock singer kicks off the week on Smokey Joe’s patio. (8 p.m. Monday; 2903 S.W. Sixth Ave.; 806-331-6698)

March 26

Gary Bass: The Amarillo singer offers tunes with your slices at Big Jim’s Pizza Co. (7 p.m. March 26; 3801 Olsen Blvd., Unit 9; 806-352-5050)

“Winnie-the-Pooh: Blood and Honey 2”: The 100-Acre-Wood runs red with blood in this horror sequel. (7 p.m. March 26; continues through March 28; Cinemark Hollywood 16, 9100 Canyon Drive; and Cinergy, 9201 Cinergy Square)

Ongoing

Amarillo Museum of Art: Check out “In Our Own Words: Native Impressions” through March 17 and “The Collecting Eye of Ray Graham” through March 24 at the Amarillo mainstay. (2200 S. Van Buren St.; 806-371-5050)

American Quarter Horse Hall of Fame & Museum: Take in “Texas Lakes Trail: Chisholm Trail” through April 27 and “Ranching Remudas” through July 27. (2601 E. Interstate 40; 806-376-5181)

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 2024 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)

Author

  • 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.