“Million Dollar Quartet Christmas”: Enjoy a holiday version of the stage show about the recording adventures of Johnny Cash, Jerry Lee Lewis, Carl Perkins and Elvis Presley at Sun Records. Brickly readers can get half-price tickets using the code Jingle50. (Not valid on previously purchased tickets and subject to availability.) (7:30 p.m. Tuesday; Civic Center Complex Auditorium, 401 S. Buchanan St.; tickets $30 to $68; 806-378-3096)

Amarillo College Jazz: The collegiate combos give a free concert in the Concert Hall Theatre. (7:30 p.m. Tuesday; AC Washington Street campus; 806-371-5340)

“House of Gucci”: Lady Gaga and her accent star in this true-crime story about murder in the fashion house. Also opening: Latin-inflected Disney cartoon “Encanto” and video-game adaptation “Resident Evil: Welcome to Raccoon City” (can someone explain that title to me? Wait, never mind.) (Opens Wednesday)

Cowgirl Christmas: Giddy up for some holiday shopping at this trade expo. (Friday through Sunday; Amarillo Tri-State Fairgrounds, 3301 S.E. 10th Ave.; free; 806-488-2144)

Maxwell’s Magical Christmas: Enjoy a trail of lights, a visit with Santa Claus, lighted hayride trail, low ropes course, Candy Chaos obstacle course, wagon train ride, tube slides and more at this holiday extravaganza. (Friday and Saturday; continues through Dec. 30; 12908 S. Bell St.; tickets $15.95 online, $20.95 at the gate; 806-373-9600)

Phlip Coggins: The Austin-based singer-songwriter returns to town for a post-holiday show at Leftwoods. (9 p.m. Friday; 2511 S.W. Sixth Ave.; cover; 806-367-9840)

Travis Roberts & The Willing Few with Mason & The Gin Line: Shake off the tryptophan with this rocking show by the Amarillo country bands. (9 p.m. Friday; 2424 Hobbs Road; cover)

Bank of America Christmas in the Gardens: The Amarillo Botanical Gardens’ holiday tradition returns with thousands of lights a’twinkling. (Thursdays through Sundays from Nov. 27 to Dec. 23; tickets $8; 1400 Streit Drive; 806-352-6513)

Travis Roberts & The Willing Few with Maggie Burt: In its two-show weekend, one of the best of the current crop of Amarillo bands hits the Golden Light Cantina stage with the exceptionally talented Burt. (9 p.m. Saturday; 2908 S.W. Sixth Ave.; cover)

“West Side Story”: Somethings coming, something good — a 60th-anniversary screening of the iconic musical, ahead of the Christmas release of the Steven Spielberg-helmed remake. (Nov. 28 and Dec. 1; Cinemark Hollywood 16 and Regal Amarillo Star 14)


  • 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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