Fish Out of Water: The touring acoustic duo offers an evening’s worth of music at O.H.M.S. Café & Bar. (5 p.m. Tuesday; 619 S. Tyler St.; 806-373-3233)

The Tejas Brothers: The party favorites bring the fun back to Golden Light Cantina for a weeknight show. (7:30 p.m. Tuesday; 2908 SW Sixth Ave.; cover; 806-374-9237)

Amarillo Sod Poodles: The Soddies face the Arkansas Travelers in their last homestand of the regular season. (Tuesday through Sunday; Hodgetown, 715 S. Buchanan St.; ticket prices vary; 806-803-9547)

“Medieval”: Ben Foster stars as a legendary warrior in this brutal action flick. Also opening: horror film “Barbarian.” (Opens Thursday; Cinemark Hollywood 16, 9100 Canyon Drive; Cinergy, 9201 Cinergy Square; and Regal UA Amarillo Star 14, 8275 W. Amarillo Blvd.)

Roman Carbajal Band: The Amarillo country-rockers head outdoors for a show on The Barfield’s rooftop bar. (6:30 p.m. Thursday; 600 S. Polk St.; no cover; 806-414-2200)

“Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan”: Celebrate the 40th anniversary of the time a worm crawled into Chekov’s ear and permanently scarred me. (7 p.m. Thursday; Cinemark Hollywood 16, 9100 Canyon Drive, and Regal UA Amarillo Star 14, 8275 W. Amarillo Blvd.)

“Guys and Dolls”: Amarillo Little Theatre opens its Mainstage season with this classical musical about mobsters and the molls who love them. (Sept. 8 through 25; Allen Shankles Mainstage, 2019 Civic Circle; ticket prices vary; 806-355-9991)

Discover for a Dollar: Check out the latest exhibitions at the Don Harrington Discovery Center on Friday, then enjoy the great outdoors at Wildcat Bluff Nature Center on Saturday. (5:30 p.m Friday and sun-up to sun-down Saturday; admission $1; 806-355-9547 or 806-352-6007) 

Dana Cooper: The troubadour returns for a Living Room Concert for High Plains Public Radio at Chalice Abbey. (7 p.m. Friday; 2717 Stanley St., Suite A; $15 donation; 806-367-9088) 

Friends of Fogelberg XII: The semiannual fundraiser for prostate cancer returns with a “Dan & Diggin’ the ’60s” theme in the Globe-News Center for the Performing Arts. (7:30 p.m. Friday; 500 S. Buchanan St.; tickets $21; 806-378-3096)

Josh Ward: The Texas country singer headlines the grand reopening of Ocho Segundos nightclub with special guest Ryder Grimes. (8 p.m. Friday; 5331 E. Amarillo Blvd.; cover $20; 806-335-9990)

Sublime with Rome: The revived ’90s alt-rock band rolls into the city for a show at Starlight Ranch Event Center. (8 p.m. Friday; 1415 Sunrise Drive; tickets $40 to $100; 806-556-4456)

Hangman: The Amarillo rock band brings the party to Skooterz with guests Next Generation Band. (9 p.m. Friday; 4100 Bushland Blvd.; cover; 806-679-0122)

The Electric Gypsies: Plug in for a night of rock with these touring favorites as they return to Hoots Pub. (10 p.m. Friday; 2424 Hobbs Road; cover)

Mike & The Moonpies: The traditionalist Texas country band returns to Amarillo for a honky-tonkin’ good time with Ryan Culwell at Golden Light Cantina. (10 p.m. Friday; 2908 SW Sixth Ave.; cover; 806-374-9237)

Amarillo Community Market: Enjoy a beautiful morning as the downtown farmers market wraps its season with food trucks, live music and tons of vendors. (8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Saturday; Amarillo Chamber of Commerce, 1000 S. Polk St.; free; 806-335-6360)

Breakfast with the Butterflies: Enjoy an early morning meal and release some live butterflies in this outdoor event at Amarillo Botanical Gardens. (9 and 10 a.m. Saturday; 1400 Streit Drive; admission $8 for members, $10 nonmembers; 806-352-6513)

Park Central Chili Cook-Off and Car Show: Enjoy hot rods and hot food at this fundraiser for the Walk to End Alzheimer’s. (1 to 3 p.m. Saturday; 400 SW 14th Ave.; free; 806-337-5700)

State of the City Festival: The City of Amarillo hosts this party featuring live music, food trucks, activity booths and free family-friendly activities in Sam Houston Park. (5 to 10 p.m. Saturday; free; Line Avenue and Western Street; 806-378-3036)

Mariposa After Dark: Mariposa Eco Village continues its Second Saturday series of entertainment with this party featuring DJs, dancing, vendors, food trucks, an art show and more. (7 p.m. Saturday; 9101 Mariposa Drive; admission $10 each or $40 per carload; 806-673-9152)

Chamber Music Amarillo: The ensemble kicks off its 25th season with a performance of Aaron Copland’s “Appalachian Spring” inside the American Quarter Horse Association Hall of Fame & Museum. (7:30 p.m. Saturday; 2301 E. Interstate 40; tickets $40; 806-376-8782) 

Queen Legacy: This tribute band will wail at a fundraiser for Family Care Foundation at Starlight Ranch Event Center. (8 p.m. Saturday; 1415 Sunrise Drive; tickets $15 to $35; 806-556-4456)

Steve Treviño: The standup comic brings his “America’s Favorite Husband” tour to the Amarillo Civic Center Complex Auditorium. (8 p.m. Saturday; 401 S. Buchanan St.; tickets $30 to $37; 806-378-3096)

Lindsey Lane: The Amarillo country singer offers tunes at Craft Cocktail Lounge. (9 p.m. Saturday; 626 S. Polk St.; 806-231-0562)

Chris56: The Corpus Christi hip-hop/country artist headlines a night full of tunes at Golden Light Cantina that also features Rain Division, Sadzilla, Lil Godd, Nicky Cortez, Fatboyshaun and All Hail Zero. (10 p.m. Saturday; 2908 SW Sixth Ave.; cover; 806-374-9237)

“Pitch Perfect”: Tune up for 10th-anniversary screenings of this musical hit. (3 and 7 p.m. Sunday and 7 p.m. Sept. 14; Cinemark Hollywood 16, 9100 Canyon Drive, and Regal UA Amarillo Star 14, 8275 W. Amarillo Blvd.)

“Clerks III”: Director Kevin Smith and his ragtag cast return to the convenience store in this sequel to his indie classic. (7 p.m. Sept. 13 to 18; Cinemark Hollywood 16, 9100 Canyon Drive)

Son of Town Hall: The touring folk duo returns to Amarillo for a show at Chalice Abbey. (7 p.m. Sept. 13; 2717 Stanley St., Suite A; $15 donation; 806-678-7444) 

Small Town SINdrome: Give in to temptation with this alt-rock band at Leftwoods. (9 p.m. Sept. 13; 2511 SW Sixth Ave.; cover; 806-367-9840)


  • 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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