Drinking / dining events

Art After Dark: Amarillo Museum of Art’s annual summer party features a tour of ongoing exhibitions, music from Chill Son, food from Reagan’s Brick Oven Pizza, games and more. (7 to 10 p.m. June 21; 2200 S. Van Buren St.; tickets $30 or free for members; 806-371-5050)

Cheers at Wildcat Bluff: Enjoy live music from Touching Voodoo, food trucks and a toast during a beautiful sunset at Wildcat Bluff Discovery Center. (7 p.m. June 21; 2301 N. Soncy Road; $30 members, $35 nonmembers; 806-352-6007)

Canyon Farmers Market: Shop for the freshest wares among more than 100 vendors, plus enjoy music from Bomb City Bluegrass, dine at food trucks, enjoy kids’ activities and more. (8 a.m. to noon June 22; Fourth Avenue and 15th Street; 806-567-0746)

Paint & Sip at Pondaseta Brewing Co. Enjoy Pondaseta brews while calming your mind with a “Red, White & Gnome” paint party with Jodie Brenner. (6 to 8 p.m. June 27; 7500 SW 4th Ave.; registration required.)

Vendor Blender: Maple Event Center will host food trucks and vendors for this weekend event. (11 a.m. to 6 p.m. June 28 and 29; 10298 Farm-to-Market Road;  803-457-9830)

Tap Takeover: Two Docs Brewing Co. will sling beers at Cask & Cork. (7 p.m. June 28; 5461 McKenna Square, Suite 101; 806-410-1113)

25th Birthday Bash: The Cake Company of Canyon celebrates its silver anniversary with refreshments, bounce houses, face painting, cookie decorating and more. (1:30 p.m. June 29; 1502 Fifth Ave. in Canyon; 806-655-8700)

Sunday Dinner: Enjoy a traditional Italian repast at this special dinner at Savór. (7:30 p.m. June 30; 7669 Hillside Road, Suite 600; reservations requested; 806-310-2600)

Paint & Sip at Roaster’s Coffee & Tea. Enjoy a latte while calming your mind with a “Woodlands Mushrooms” paint party with Jodie Brenner. (6 to 8 p.m. July 1; 6014 Lowes Lane; registration required.)

Pancake Breakfast: The traditional Canyon Lions Club holiday celebration stacks up the goodies. (7 to 10:30 a.m. July 4; Cole Community Center, 300 16th St.; tickets $7 adults, free for children; canyonlionsclub@gmail.com

4th of July Sangria Celebration: You’ll see fireworks when you sample the red, white and blue sangria at Bar Z Winery. (3 to 9 p.m. July 4; 19290 Farm-to-Market Road 1541; 806-488-2214)

Live music

Note: Call ahead for holiday hours.

Dan “The Piano Man” Hanson: The Amarillo musician tickles the ivories every Thursday at Public House. (5:30 p.m. June 20 and 27; 3333 S. Coulter St.; 806-398-7777)

Tennessee Tuckness: The Amarillo singer offers dinner entertainment at Pescaraz. (6 p.m. June 20; 3415 S. Bell St., Unit K; 806-350-5430)

Bryan Robertson: The Amarillo singer brings the noise to Canyon’s West Texas Sports Grill. (7 p.m. June 20; 1512 Fifth Ave., Suite 204, in Canyon; 806-452-7135)

Caitlann Butler: The Amarillo singer hits the roof for a show at Crush. (7 p.m. June 20; 627 S. Polk St.; 806-418-2011)

Dale Smith: The Amarillo singer taps into Georgia Street Taphouse. (7 p.m. June 20; 2001 S. Georgia St.; 806-803-7000)

Gary Bass: The singer offers tunes with your slices at Big Jim’s Pizza Co. (7 p.m. June 20; 3801 Olsen Blvd., Unit 9; 806-352-5050)

Music in the Gardens: Amarillo party band Insufficient Funds brings the fun to the Amarillo Botanical Gardens’ annual summer concert series, with food from BBQ Revival. (7 p.m. June 20; 1400 Streit Drive; admission $5 for members, $10 nonmembers; 806-352-6513)

Tom Buechi: The Amarillo one-man band kicks off the weekend at Smokey Joe’s patio. (8 p.m. June 20; 2903 S.W. Sixth Ave.; 806-331-6698)

Wynn Williams: The Texas cowboy singer saddles up for a show with opener Tristan Graves at Western Horseman. (9 p.m. June 20; 2501 E. Interstate 40; cover; 806-379-6555, Ext. 2999)

Mike Fuller: The Amarillo singer sings for his (and your!) dinner at Pescaraz. (6 p.m. June 21; 3415 S. Bell St., Unit K; 806-350-5430)

Andy Chase: The Amarillo favorite slings songs every Friday at Napoli’s Italian Restaurant. (7 p.m. June 21 and 28; 700 S. Taylor St.; 806-220-2258)

Brass Wire Trio: The local jazz combo offers tunes at Drunken Oyster. (7 p.m. June 21; 7606 S.W. 45th Ave.; 806-418-6668)

Kenny “Bulldawg” Willis: The Amarillo rocker offers a solo show at The Handle Bar & Grill. (7 p.m. June 21; 3514 S.W. Sixth Ave.; 806-803-9538)

Shelton Rohling: The Amarillo singer brings the noise to Canyon’s West Texas Sports Grill. (8 p.m. June 21; 1512 Fifth Ave., Suite 204, in Canyon; 806-452-7135)

Tom Buechi: The Amarillo one-man band offers an acoustic night at Mickey’s Place. (7 p.m. June 21; 1512 Fifth Ave. in Canyon; 806-452-7320)

The Tulsa Doom: The Amarillo surf-rock band avoids a wipeout at a show at Crush. (7 p.m. June 21; 627 S. Polk St.; 806-418-2011)

Insufficient Funds: The Amarillo party band hits the sand at Shark Beach Burgers. (7:30 p.m. June 21; 1505 E. Farm-to-Market Road 1151; 806-335-5644)

Boss 420: The Amarillo rock band rolls up a good time with the Amarillo country band on Smokey Joe’s patio. (8 p.m. June 21; 2903 S.W. Sixth Ave.; 806-331-6698)

Ty Blackburn Band: The Amarillo country band takes the stage at Zombiez Bar & Grill. (9 p.m. June 21; 711 S. 10th Ave.; cover $10; 806-331-7305)

Summer Nights: Six Car Pub & Brewery throws a rooftop party with local DJs and reverse happy hour specials. (9:30 p.m. June 21; no cover; 625 S. Polk St.; 806-576-3396)

Seth Ward & The Silence: The Canyon band saddles up for a show at the Western Horseman. (10 p.m. June 21; 2501 E. Interstate 40; cover; 806-379-6555, Ext. 2999)

Chrissy Dailing Duo: Enjoy a midday show with the Amarillo act at the Western Horseman. (11 a.m. June 22; 2501 E. Interstate 40; 806-379-6555, Ext. 2999)

Rick Todd: The Amarillo folk singer offers an outdoor show at Bar Z Winery. (5 p.m. June 22; 19290 Farm-to-Market Road 1541; cover $5; 806-488-2214)

Colton Amerson: The Amarillo country singer offers dinner music every other Saturday at Valore. (6 p.m. June 22; 900 S. Tyler St.; 806-545-7372)

Tennessee Tuckness: The Amarillo singer brings tasty tunes to Pescaraz. (6 p.m. June 22; 3415 S. Bell St., Unit K; 806-350-5430)

Seger System: The Bob Seger tribute band will be working on some night moves at Shark Beach Burgers. (7:30 p.m. June 22; 1505 E. Farm-to-Market Road 1151; 806-335-5644)

Ayden Hayes: The Amarillo country singer pours one out at Pondaseta Brewing Co. (8 p.m. June 22; 7500 S.W. 45th Ave.; 806-418-6282)

Insufficient Funds: The Amarillo party band mixes it up on Smokey Joe’s patio. (8 p.m. June 22; 2903 S.W. Sixth Ave.; 806-331-6698)

Kevin Fowler: The hometown boy returns for his debut show at The Lumberyard, Canyon’s newest event center. (8 p.m. June 22; 850 N. 23rd St.; tickets $25; 806- 804-3000)

Sadie’s Rangers: The Amarillo folk band lights up the night at Crush. (8 p.m. June 22; 627 S. Polk St.; 806-418-2011)

Shane Rogers: The Lubbock singer brings the noise to Canyon’s West Texas Sports Grill. (8 p.m. June 22; 1512 Fifth Ave., Suite 204, in Canyon; 806-452-7135)

Lee Scheetz & Borderline: The Amarillo band hops on for a show at the Western Horseman. (9 p.m. June 22; 2501 E. Interstate 40; cover; 806-379-6555, Ext. 2999)

Juju’s Jukebox: Enjoy a midday show with the eclectic Amarillo singer at the Western Horseman. (11 a.m. June 23; 2501 E. Interstate 40; 806-379-6555, Ext. 2999)

Ace Rodriguez: The Amarillo guitarist plays the Sunday blues at Smokey Joe’s. (3 p.m. June 23 and 30; 2903 S.W. Sixth Ave.; 806-331-6698)

Willie Chuck: The Amarillo singer celebrates the summer music season at Shark Beach Burgers. (6 p.m. June 24; 1505 E. Farm-to-Market Road 1151; 806-335-5644)

Gabe Marinez: The Amarillo rocker battles the Monday blues every other week at Smokey Joe’s. (8 p.m. June 24; 2903 S.W. Sixth Ave.; 806-331-6698)

Andy Chase: The beloved Amarillo troubadour brings tunes every Tuesday to 575 Pizzeria. (6:30 p.m. June 25 and July 2; 2803 Civic Circle; 806-322-5575)

Colton Amerson: The Amarillo country singer offers patio tunes at Hummers Sports Cafe. (7 p.m. June 25; 2600 Paramount Blvd., Suite B2; 806-353-0723)

Kayla Richardson: The Amarillo singer offers dinner music at Big Jim’s Pizza Co. (7 p.m. June 25; 3801 Olsen Blvd., Unit 9; 806-352-5050)

Yvonne Perea: The Amarillo folk singer headlines a Ladies Night at the Western Horseman. (7 p.m. June 25; 2501 E. Interstate 40; 806-379-6555, Ext. 2999)

Ghosts of Gray County: The rock band’s acoustic duo toss tunes at Buffalo Wild Wings. (9 p.m. June 25; 5416 S. Coulter St.; 806-359-4386)

High Noon on the Square: The Huckleberries will perform for Center City of Amarillo’s annual downtown concert. This week, enjoy sandwiches from Crush. (noon June 26; free, lunch $10; 501 S. Fillmore St.; 806-372-6744)

Andy Chase: One of Amarillo’s favorite singer-songwriters offers tunes every Wednesday at Public House. (6 p.m. June 26 and July 3; 3333 S. Coulter St., Suite A; 806-398-7777)

Bryan Copeland: Six Car Pub & Brewery continues its patio season with music from this Missouri-based singer. (6 p.m. June 26; no cover; 625 S. Polk St.; 806-576-3396)

The Solano Project: The Amarillo rock band offers midweek fun every Wednesday at Smokey Joe’s. (6 p.m. June 26 and July 3; 2903 S.W. Sixth Ave.; 806-331-6698)

Christopher Erin: The Amarillo country singer heads underground at the Barfield’s Paramount Recreation Club speakeasy. (7 p.m. June 26; 600 S. Polk St.; 806-414-2200)

Brad Good: The touring singer celebrates hump day at Pondaseta Brewing Co. (8 p.m. June 26; 7500 S.W. 45th Ave.; 806-418-6282)

Yvonne Perea: The Amarillo folk singer offers favorites at Pescaraz. (6 p.m. June 27; 3415 S. Bell St., Unit K; 806-350-5430)

The Beach Bums: The party band provides tunes for festivities on the patio at Savór. (7 p.m. June 27; 7669 Hillside Road, Suite 600; 806-310-2600)

Danny Freeze: The singer offers tunes with your slices at Big Jim’s Pizza Co. (7 p.m. June 27; 3801 Olsen Blvd., Unit 9; 806-352-5050)

Music in the Gardens: Amarillo country act The Buster Bledsoe Band keeps the good times rolling at the Amarillo Botanical Gardens’ annual summer concert series, with food from El Tacuache Loco. (7 p.m. June 27; 1400 Streit Drive; admission $5 for members, $10 nonmembers; 806-352-6513)

Dale Smith: The Amarillo singer kicks off the weekend at Smokey Joe’s patio. (8 p.m. June 27; 2903 S.W. Sixth Ave.; 806-331-6698)

Rita Bliss: The indie folk singer strums up a show at The 806 Coffee + Lounge. (9 p.m. June 27; 2812 S.W. Sixth Ave.; no cover, donations accepted; 806-322-1806)

James Owens: The Amarillo singer brings tasty tunes to Pescaraz. (6 p.m. June 28; 3415 S. Bell St., Unit K; 806-350-5430)

Strange Whiskey Band: The Amarillo rock band takes a shot at Shark Beach Burgers. (7:30 p.m. June 28; 1505 E. Farm-to-Market Road 1151; 806-335-5644)

Brad Sanders: The Stray Sons’ singer rustles up a good time at Buffalo Wild Wings. (8 p.m. June 28; 5416 S. Coulter St.; 806-359-4386)

The Ty Van Valkenburg Band: Prepare for a good time with the Amarillo country act on Smokey Joe’s patio. (8 p.m. June 28; 2903 S.W. Sixth Ave.; 806-331-6698)

Kerry Freeman: The Fort Worth singer brings his Americana tunes to town for a show at the Western Horseman. (9 p.m. June 28; 2501 E. Interstate 40; cover; 806-379-6555, Ext. 2999)

James Owens: The Amarillo singer offers an outdoor show at Bar Z Winery. (5 p.m. June 29; 19290 Farm-to-Market Road 1541; cover $5; 806-488-2214)

Mike Fuller: The Amarillo singer offers a dinner show at Pescaraz. (6 p.m. June 29; 3415 S. Bell St., Unit K; 806-350-5430)

Relic: The Amarillo rock band takes to the sand at Shark Beach Burgers. (7:30 p.m. June 29; 1505 E. Farm-to-Market Road 1151; 806-335-5644)

Bomb City Groove: The Amarillo party band mixes it up on Smokey Joe’s patio. (8 p.m. June 29; 2903 S.W. Sixth Ave.; 806-331-6698)

Holly Tucker: The Waco singer rides into town for a show at the Western Horseman. (9 p.m. June 29; 2501 E. Interstate 40; cover; 806-379-6555, Ext. 2999)

Dale Smith: The Amarillo singer offers a brunch show at Drunken Oyster. (11 a.m. June 30; 7606 S.W. 45th Ave.; 806-418-6668)

James Owens: The Amarillo singer fights the Monday blahs every other week at Smokey Joe’s. (8 p.m. July 1; 2903 S.W. Sixth Ave.; 806-331-6698)

TBA: An Amarillo singer offers dinner music at Big Jim’s Pizza Co. (7 p.m. July 2; 3801 Olsen Blvd., Unit 9; 806-352-5050)

High Noon on the Square: Big G & The Tradewinds will perform for Center City of Amarillo’s annual downtown concert. This week, enjoy BBQ sandwiches from Mitch’s. (noon July 3; free, lunch $10; 501 S. Fillmore St.; 806-372-6744)

TBA: An Amarillo singer offers dinner music at Big Jim’s Pizza Co. (7 p.m. July 4; 3801 Olsen Blvd., Unit 9; 806-352-5050)

New Generation Band: The young Amarillo band kicks off the weekend at Smokey Joe’s patio. (8 p.m. July 4; 2903 S.W. Sixth Ave.; 806-331-6698)

Miscellaneous entertainment

Beerlympics: Grab a team of four and test your mettle at MJ’s Saloon & Grill. (3 p.m. June 30; 3705 Olsen Blvd., Suite A; entry $50; 806-398-0634)

Route 66 Tailgate Party: Enjoy cornhole, music from Banjo Brown, drink specials and more in this lead-up to a Sod Poodles game. (3:30 p.m. July 3; Embassy Suites Amarillo, 550 S. Buchanan St.; free; 806-803-5500)

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  • 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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