Tuesday

Goldpine: The touring folk duo brings sweet tunes at the Woody Guthrie Folk Music Center. (6 p.m. Tuesday; 320 S. Cuyler St. in Pampa; donations accepted; 806-664-0824)

Gary Bass: 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)

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

Wednesday

“Romeo et Juliette”: Soprano Nadine Sierra and tenor Benjamin Bernheim are the star-crossed lovers in this production for “The Met: Live in HD.” (1 and 6:30 p.m. Wednesday; Cinemark Hollywood 16, 9100 Canyon Drive)

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)

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

Cameron James Smith: The Amarillo country singer goes underground to the Barfield’s Paramount Recreation Club speakeasy. (7 p.m. Wednesday; 600 S. Polk St.; 806-414-2200)

Thursday

“Godzilla x Kong: The New Empire”: The legendary behemoths team up to take on an even more monstrous menace. (Opens Thursday; Cinemark Hollywood 16, 9100 Canyon Drive; and Cinergy, 9201 Cinergy Square)

20 x 20: Amarillo Museum of Art’s annual silent auction and exhibition will be on view Wednesday and Thursday, culminating in one of the museum’s largest parties of the year. (6:30 p.m. Thursday; 2200 S. Van Buren St.; admission $20 nonmembers, free for members; 806-371-5050)

Loudmouth Tooley: 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)

Goldpine: The woodsy folk duo makes beautiful music at Buffalo Grass Music Hall in Panhandle. (7 p.m. Thursday; 123 Main St. in Panhandle; 806-236-2933) 

Nelson McKinney: Enjoy a night of Texas country at the Western Horseman. (7 p.m. Thursday; 2501 E. Interstate 40; 806-379-6555, Ext. 2999)

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

Herb Alpert: The trumpet legend will perform with Lani Hall in this special concert in the Globe-News Center for the Performing Arts. (7:30 p.m. Thursday; 500 S. Buchanan St.; tickets $45 to $75; 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. Thursday; continues through Saturday; ALT Allen Shankles Mainstage, 2019 Civic Circle; tickets $22 adults, $18 children; 806-355-9991)

Jaret Ray Reddick: The Bowling for Soup frontman brings a solo show back to Golden Light Cantina. (8 p.m. Thursday; 2908 S.W. Sixth Ave.; cover; 806-374-9237)

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

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

Friday

Jesse Daniel: The classic country act returns to Hotel Turkey with opener Goldpine. (7 p.m. Friday; 201 Third St. in Turkey; tickets $15; tables available; 806-423-1151)

Ty Blackburn: The Amarillo country singer goes acoustic at the Golden Light Beer & Wine Garden. (7 p.m. Friday; 6014 S. Western St.; 806-221-2337)

“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 Saturday; ALT Allen Shankles Mainstage, 2019 Civic Circle; tickets $22 adults, $18 children; 806-355-9991)

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

Clay Commings: The Oklahoma rocker makes his debut at Hoots Pub. (9 p.m. Friday; 2424 Hobbs Road; cover)

Graveyard People: The Denver indie band digs up fun at The 806 Coffee + Lounge. (9 p.m. Friday; 2812 S.W. Sixth Ave.; no cover, donations accepted; 806-322-1806)

The Jenni Dale Lord Band: The Lubbock country star returns to town for a show at the Western Horseman. (10 p.m. Friday; 2501 E. Interstate 40; 806-379-6555, Ext. 2999)

Saturday

The 20,000 Easter Egg Hunt: Contagion Athletics promises the “largest Easter Egg hunt” in Amarillo in this family-friendly event. (10 a.m. Saturday; 8210 W. Amarillo Blvd.; free; 806-599-4201)

Amarillo Dragway: The local track hosts its season-opening races. (noon to 6 p.m. Saturday; 12955 Burlington Road; tickets $15 adults, free children; 806-337-0630)

Transgender Day of Visibility: Amarillo Area Transgender Advocacy Group hosts this community celebration, featuring vendors and performances by The Haus of Mysfits. (noon to 6 p.m. Saturday; The Arts in the Sunset Legacy Room, 3701 Plains Blvd.; free; 806-567-3489) 

Adult Easter Egg Hunt: Go on the prowl for eggs filled with prizes like merchandise and beer at Pondaseta Brewing Co. (1 to 3 p.m. Saturday; 7500 S.W. 45th Ave.; 806-418-6282)

“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; ALT Allen Shankles Mainstage, 2019 Civic Circle; tickets $22 adults, $18 children; 806-355-9991)

Spring Fling 2024: Chow down on hot slices, enjoy free beer and shop at booths from local artists, vendors and makers at this seasonal event at Pizza Nomad. (5 p.m. Saturday; no cover; 2648 S. Georgia St.; 806-477-2660)

End of the World Party: Metal bands TrenchRat, Bare the Mark, Horrid Demise, World<War, Crungus, Dyscarcia, Corrosive Wrath and Berzerk mark the closing of Atomic Yellow’s current location. (5:30 p.m. Saturday; 600 S. Arthur St.; cover $10)

“Wayward Signs”: Artist Amanda Fitzgerald examines the dichotomy of modern life in the last exhibition at Invisible Genie’s downtown location. (6 p.m. Saturday; 321 S.W. Seventh Ave.; 806-676-0675)

Sadie’s Rangers: The Amarillo folk band headlines the Everhart Concert Series for Westminster: The Church in Austin Park. (7 p.m. Saturday; 2525 Wimberly St.; free, donations accepted; 806-359-4781)

Tale of Giants and Emily Davis: The El Paso-based singer-songwriters team up for a show at Sad Monkey Mercantile. (7 p.m. Saturday; 9800 Texas Highway 217; 806-488-2658)

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

Cole Barnhill: The Lubbock-born singer rocks into Golden Light Cantina. (9 p.m. Saturday; 2908 S.W. Sixth Ave.; cover; 806-374-9237)

The Damn Quails: The Texas country faves swoop back into town for a show at Hoots Pub. (9 p.m. Saturday; 2424 Hobbs Road; cover)

Luke Prater: The Texas country singer takes a bow at the Western Horseman. (9 p.m. Saturday; 2501 E. Interstate 40; 806-379-6555, Ext. 2999)

Oklahoma Outlaws: The Red Dirt band bends the law with a show at Broken Spoke Lounge. (9 p.m. Saturday; 3101 S.W. Sixth Ave.; no cover; 806-373-9149)

Hayden Haddock: The Texas country band returns to town for a show at Chesney’s Whiskey Saloon. (9 p.m. Saturday; 715 S. Polk St.; cover)

The Upper Strata: The dada-esque European indie duo flies in for a show at The 806 Coffee + Lounge. (9 p.m. Saturday; 2812 S.W. Sixth Ave.; no cover, donations accepted; 806-322-1806)

1218: The regional rock band takes the stage with Bardown at Zombiez Bar & Grill. (9 p.m. Saturday; 711 S. 10th Ave.; cover $5; 806-331-7305)

Mark Patterson: The Cedar Shack offers a night of live music from the Amarillo singer. (10 p.m. Saturday; 5005 River Road; no cover; 806-383-2646)

Secret Society Nightmare Before Easter Rave: The latest party will take place in a top-secret location, featuring numerous DJs, light show and bar. (10 p.m. Saturday; tickets $10 to $20; social media @LiveCapitalTX and @SecretSocietyTX or livecapitalshows@gmail.com)

Sunday

Shi Lee’s Seventh Annual Citywide Easter Egg Hunt: Shi Lee’s BBQ & Soul Food and The Vessel of Humanity and Compassion will host the annual Easter egg hunt at Bones Hooks Park. Open to the community free of charge, volunteers are welcome to help serve at the hunt. Children will be able to find eggs filled with candy and other surprise gifts. Lunch will be served afterwards. (1 p.m. Sunday; 2000 N. Hughes St.) 

Monday

“The Ark and the Darkness”: This faith-based documentary purports to prove the existence of Noah’s Ark—alongside the dinosaurs. (7:20 p.m. Monday; Cinemark Hollywood 16, 9100 Canyon Drive; and Cinergy, 9201 Cinergy Square)

Margo Cilker: No foolin’. The touring country-folk artist headlines a High Plains Public Radio Living Room Concert at Old Tascosa Taproom and Brewery. (7 p.m. Monday; 3100 S.W. Sixth Ave.; suggested donation $15; 806-681-4050)

April 2

“Someone Like You”: The romance drama comes to the screen in special engagements. (various times April 2 to 11; Cinemark Hollywood 16, 9100 Canyon Drive; and Cinergy, 9201 Cinergy Square)

“Journey to the East”: The Amarillo College Piano Series concludes for the year with this concert featuring Drs. Alex Lee and Sophie Hung. (7:30 p.m. April 2; AC Concert Hall Theatre on the Washington Street campus; free; 806-371-5340)

Ongoing

Amarillo Museum of Art: Check out ongoing exhibitions 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 2025 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 kicks off at Amarillo’s amusement park. (Saturday and Sunday; times and ticket prices vary; 2601 Dumas Drive; 806-383-3344)

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.