Tuesday

Oscar Movie Week: Catch up on all 10 Best Picture nominees on a rotating daily schedule at Cinemark Hollywood 16. (Times vary through Sunday; 9100 Canyon Drive)

Colton Amerson: 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

Oscar Movie Week: Catch up on all 10 Best Picture nominees on a rotating daily schedule at Cinemark Hollywood 16. (Times vary through Sunday; 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)

Clay Gibson: Enjoy tunes underground at The Barfield’s speakeasy with the country singer. (7 p.m. Wednesday; 600 S. Polk St.; 806-414-2200)

“Labryinth”: Enjoy a revival screening of this fantasy classic. (7 p.m. Wednesday; continues Sunday; Cinemark Hollywood 16, 9100 Canyon Drive)

Ariella Fett: The indie singer offers a midweek show at The 806 Coffee + Lounge. (9 p.m. Wednesday; 2812 S.W. Sixth Ave.; no cover, donations accepted; 806-322-1806)

Thursday

Oscar Movie Week: Catch up on all 10 Best Picture nominees on a rotating daily schedule at Cinemark Hollywood 16. (Times vary through Sunday; 9100 Canyon Drive)

“Kung Fu Panda 4”: Jack Black brings back Po in this animated sequel. Also opening: drama “Accidental Texan,” historical drama “Cabrini” and horror flick “Imaginary.” (Opens Thursday; Cinemark Hollywood 16, 9100 Canyon Drive; and Cinergy, 9201 Cinergy Square)

Trent Britten: 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)

First Thursday Art + Music: Kick off March at The 806 Coffee + Lounge with new artwork and a show by touring band Depth to Reverie. (7 p.m. Thursday; 2812 S.W. Sixth Ave.; no cover, donations accepted; 806-322-1806)

Chad Miller & The Good Fortune: Enjoy a night of music with the Amarillo country band at the Western Horseman. (8 p.m. Thursday; 2501 E. Interstate 40; 806-379-6555, Ext. 2999)

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

Friday

Oscar Movie Week: Catch up on all 10 Best Picture nominees, plus the animated and live-action shorts, on a rotating schedule at Cinemark Hollywood 16. (Times vary through Sunday; 9100 Canyon Drive)

Western Antiques & Collectibles Show: Find hidden treasures at this expo in the Amarillo Civic Center Complex Grand Plaza. (11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Friday; continues through Sunday; 401 S. Buchanan St.; admission charge; 806-378-3096)

The Peddler Show: The shopping expo returns for three days of deals in the Amarillo Civic Center Complex North Exhibit Hall. (noon to 6 p.m. Friday; continues through Sunday; 401 S. Buchanan St.; admission charge; 806-378-3096)

Amarillo Bombers: The local soccer team tries to nab a victory over the Kansas Bandits in a two-game series. (7 p.m. Friday; continues Saturday; Amarillo Civic Center Complex Coliseum, 401 S. Buchanan St.; tickets $10.25; 806-350-2688) 

James Lee Baker: The Amarillo-native singer-songwriter comes home for a show at Chalice Abbey. (7 p.m. Friday; 2717 Stanley St., Suite A; $15 donation; 806-576-2480) 

Amarillo Symphony: The orchestra continues its 100th season with Robert Schumann’s “Spring” Symphony and Antonin Dvořák’s Violin Concerto featuring soloist Aubree Oliverson. (7:30 p.m. Friday; continues Saturday; Globe-News Center for the Performing Arts, 500 S. Buchanan St.; tickets $21 to $71; 806-376-8782)

Josh Turner: The deep-voiced country hit maker rides a long, black train back to Amarillo for a show in the Civic Center Complex Auditorium. (8 p.m. Friday; 401 S. Buchanan St.; tickets $45 to $69; 806-378-3096)

Los Avila: The Mexican band teams with Los Hermanos Dominguez for a show at Azteca Music Hall. (8 p.m. Saturday; 500 N. Farm-to-Market Road 1912; tickets $60;  806-335-9990)

The Tweeks: The Amarillo party band makes some noise on Smokey Joe’s patio. (8 p.m. Friday; 2903 S.W. Sixth Ave.; 806-331-6698)

Hooks & The Huckleberries: The country band offers a tasty night at Hoots Pub. (9 p.m. Friday; 2424 Hobbs Road; cover)

Poundgame Addison: The touring indie act pounds out a good time at The 806 Coffee + Lounge. (9 p.m. Friday; 2812 S.W. Sixth Ave.; no cover, donations accepted; 806-322-1806)

Brother & The Hayes: The sibling duo returns with sweet family harmony at Golden Light Cantina. (9 p.m. Friday; 2908 S.W. Sixth Ave.; cover; 806-374-9237)

Blue Water Highway: The Americana band makes a return to Amarillo with a show in the Western Horseman. (10 p.m. Friday; 2501 E. Interstate 40; 806-379-6555, Ext. 2999)

Saturday

Oscar Movie Week: Catch up on all 10 Best Picture nominees, plus the animated and live-action shorts, on a rotating schedule at Cinemark Hollywood 16. (Times vary through Sunday; 9100 Canyon Drive)

The Peddler Show: The shopping expo returns for three days of deals in the Amarillo Civic Center Complex North Exhibit Hall. (9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday; continues through Sunday; 401 S. Buchanan St.; admission charge; 806-378-3096)

Western Antiques & Collectibles Show: Find hidden treasures at this expo in the Amarillo Civic Center Complex Grand Plaza. (9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday; continues through Sunday; 401 S. Buchanan St.; admission charge; 806-378-3096)

“La Forza del Destino”: Verdi’s grand opera comes alive in this presentation of “The Met: Live in HD.” (11 a.m. Saturday; continues March 13; Cinemark Hollywood 16, 9100 Canyon Drive)

Tennessee Tuckness: The favorite Amarillo songstress offers a midday show at the Western Horseman. (11 a.m. Saturday; 2501 E. Interstate 40; 806-379-6555, Ext. 2999)

Amarillo Bombers: The local soccer team tries to nab a victory over the Kansas Bandits in a two-game series. (5 p.m. Saturday; Amarillo Civic Center Complex Coliseum, 401 S. Buchanan St.; tickets $10.25; 806-350-2688) 

“Taylor Swift: The Eras Tour Tribute”: Smile Big Texas’ drag experience fundraiser pays homage to the biggest musician on the planet (give or take a Beyonce). (6 p.m. Saturday; The Arts in the Sunset, 3701 Plains Blvd.; tickets $15 to $50; 806-930-4510)

Tipps & Obermiller: The folk duo offers an intimate show at Buffalo Grass Music Hall in Panhandle. (7 p.m. Saturday; 123 Main St. in Panhandle; 806-236-2933)

Amarillo Symphony: The orchestra continues its 100th season with Robert Schumann’s “Spring” Symphony and Antonin Dvořák’s Violin Concerto featuring soloist Aubree Oliverson. (7:30 p.m. Saturday; Globe-News Center for the Performing Arts, 500 S. Buchanan St.; tickets $21 to $71; 806-376-8782)

The Solano Project: The Amarillo rock band brings the party to Smokey Joe’s patio. (8 p.m. Saturday; 2903 S.W. Sixth Ave.; 806-331-6698)

Loaded Six: The Amarillo rock band celebrates PonyFest at MacDaddy’s. (8:30 p.m. Saturday; 1221 S.W. 10th Ave.)

Brian Odle & The Hillbilly Underground: The country band digs up a good time at Hoots Pub. (9 p.m. Saturday; 2424 Hobbs Road; cover)

Stealing Handshakes: The Amarillo rock band teams with Black Tie Revolt and The Bastard Sons of David Hasslehoff for a big night at Skooterz. (9 p.m. Saturday; 4100 Bushland Blvd.; cover; 806-679-0122)

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

Your Brother’s Uncle: The Amarillo band carries on a family tradition at Broken Spoke Lounge. (9 p.m. Saturday; 3101 S.W. Sixth Ave.; no cover; 806-373-9149)

Austin Gilliam: The Austin-based Americana act takes the stage at Golden Light Cantina. (9 p.m. Saturday; 2908 S.W. Sixth Ave.; cover; 806-374-9237)

Dillon Cassidy & The Rhythm: Enjoy a night of Texas country at the Western Horseman. (10 p.m. Saturday; 2501 E. Interstate 40; 806-379-6555, Ext. 2999)

Sunday

Oscar Movie Week: Catch up on all 10 Best Picture nominees, plus the animated and live-action shorts, on a rotating schedule at Cinemark Hollywood 16. (Times vary through Sunday; 9100 Canyon Drive)

Western Antiques & Collectibles Show: Find hidden treasures at this expo in the Amarillo Civic Center Complex Grand Plaza. (9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday; 401 S. Buchanan St.; admission charge; 806-378-3096)

Ghosts of Gray County: The area rock band offers an acoustic brunch show at Drunken Oyster. (11 a.m. Sunday; 7606 S.W. 45th Ave.; 806-418-6668)

The Peddler Show: The shopping expo returns for three days of deals in the Amarillo Civic Center Complex North Exhibit Hall. (11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday; 401 S. Buchanan St.; admission charge; 806-378-3096)

“Labryinth”: Enjoy a revival screening of this fantasy classic. (4 and 7 p.m. Sunday; Cinemark Hollywood 16, 9100 Canyon Drive)

Amarillo Venom: The indoor football squad opens its 2024 season by hunting for a win over the Oklahoma Grove Hawks. (6 p.m. Sunday; Amarillo Civic Center Complex Coliseum, 401 S. Buchanan St.; tickets $13 to $46; 806-378-3096)

Monday

Amarillo Bombers: The local soccer team takes off after the New Mexico Runners. (6:30 p.m. Monday; Amarillo Civic Center Complex Coliseum, 401 S. Buchanan St.; tickets $10.25; 806-350-2688) 

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 “Ranching Remudas,” on view 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.