Drinking/dining events

Easter Celebration: Enjoy music from Jackie Haney & The Geezers Gone Wild, along with fun on the outdoor patio, at this holiday party at Savór. (2 to 5 p.m. April 8; 7669 Hillside Road, Suite 600; 806-310-2600)

Easter Brunch: Take in a special holiday meal at Savór. (10 a.m. to 3 p.m. April 9; 7669 Hillside Road, Suite 600; reservations recommended; 806-310-2600)

Easter Brunch: Celebrate the holiday with live music and delicious bites at Drunken Oyster. (11 a.m. April 9; 7606 S.W. 45th Ave.; reservations recommended; 806-418-6668)

Comedy Night with Andy Offutt Irwin: The touring comedian offers a dinner show for Windows on a Wider World at Reed Beverage. (6 p.m. April 11; tickets $40; 3701 S.E. 25th Ave.; 806-350-9599)

Savor the Goods: Small Plates Soirée: Panhandle PBS’s fundraising dinner series returns with a night of Latin food from Cocina on the Go and Taqueria MTZ. (6 p.m. April 20; Amarillo Botanical Gardens, 1400 Streit Drive; tickets $75; 806-371-5479)

Live music

Dan “The Piano Man” Hanson: The Amarillo musician tickles the ivories every Thursday at Public House. (5:30 p.m. April 6, 13 and 20; 3333 S. Coulter St.; 806-398-7777)

Jonathan Guidi and Jason Hodges: The Amarillo blues-rockers provide tunes weekly on Thursdays at Smokey Joe’s. (6 p.m. April 6, 13 and 20; 2903 S.W. Sixth Ave.; 806-331-6698)

Travis Bishop: The touring country singer heats up the stage at Big Jim’s Pizza Co. (formerly La Bella on Olsen). (7 p.m. April 6; 3801 Olsen Blvd., Unit 9; 806-352-5050)

Chad Miller: The Amarillo country singer offers tunes with your burgers and beer at the Golden Light Beer & Wine Garden. (7 p.m. April 6; 6014 S. Western St.; 806-221-2337)

Andy Chase: The Amarillo favorite slings songs every Friday at Napoli’s Italian Restaurant. (7 p.m. April 7 and 14; 700 S. Taylor St.; 806-220-2258)

Jackie Haney & The Geezers Gone Wild: The Amarillo oldies band brings the party to Charlee’s Chicken. (7 p.m. April 7; 614 S. Polk St.; 806-376-4700)

Ri Wolf: The Amarillo country singer hits the roof for a show at The Barfield’s rooftop bar. (7 p.m. April 7; 600 S. Polk St.; no cover; 806-414-2200)

Tom Buechi: The one-man band offers dinner music at Metropolitan–A Speakeasy. (7:30 p.m. April 7; 9181 Town Square Blvd., Suite 1201; 806-242-0117)

The Stray Sons: The Amarillo rock band grills up a good time at Smokey Joe’s. (8 p.m. April 7; 2903 S.W. Sixth Ave.; 806-331-6698)

Tom Buechi: The one-man Amarillo band offers tunes at the Sad Monkey Mercantile on the rim of Palo Duro Canyon State Park. (1 p.m. April 8; 9800 Texas Highway 217; 806-488-2658)

Brian Wynne: The Amarillo rock singer returns to the stage after a four-year hiatus at the Golden Light Beer & Wine Garden. (7 p.m. April 8; 6014 S. Western St.; 806-221-2337)

Touching Voodoo: The Amarillo blues rockers fry up some fun at Charlee’s Chicken. (7 p.m. April 8; 614 S. Polk St.; 806-376-4700)

Travis Bishop and Chancy Bernson: It’s a night of Texas country at Pondaseta Brewing Co. event. (8 p.m. April 8; 7500 S.W. 45th Ave.; 806-418-6282)

The Solano Project: The Amarillo rockers bring the party to Smokey Joe’s. (8 p.m. April 8; 2903 S.W. Sixth Ave.; 806-331-6698)

Ace Rodriguez: The Amarillo rock guitarist offers tunes every Sunday at Smokey Joe’s. (3 p.m. April 9 and 16; 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. April 11 and 18; 2803 Civic Circle; 806-322-5575)

Andy Chase: One of Amarillo’s favorite singer-songwriters offers tunes every Wednesday at Public House. (6 p.m. April 12 and 19; 3333 S. Coulter St., Suite A; 806-398-7777)

The Solano Project: The Amarillo rock band offers midweek fun every Wednesday at Smokey Joe’s. (6 p.m. April 12 and 19; 2903 S.W. Sixth Ave.; 806-331-6698)

Ty Blackburn: The Amarillo country singer offers tunes with your tacos every Wednesday at Fuzzy’s. (7 p.m. April 12 and 19; 7408 S.W. 34th Ave.; 806-352-8226)

Tommy Gallagher: The Amarillo country singer returns to the stage for an acoustic show at Smokey Joe’s. (8 p.m. April 13; 2903 S.W. Sixth Ave.; 806-331-6698)

Tom Buechi: The Amarillo singer-songwriter slings songs at Bomb City Distillery. (8 p.m. April 14; 306 S. Cleveland St.; 806-220-2662)

The Tweeks: The Amarillo party band brings a night of fun to Smokey Joe’s patio. (8 p.m. April 14; 2903 S.W. Sixth Ave.; 806-331-6698)

Tom Buechi: The one-man band offers dinner music at Metropolitan–A Speakeasy. (7:30 p.m. April 15; 9181 Town Square Blvd., Suite 1201; 806-242-0117)

Tennessee Tuckness: The Amarillo songstress brings her silky vocals to Smokey Joe’s. (8 p.m. April 15; 2903 S.W. Sixth Ave.; 806-331-6698)

Gabe Marinez: The Amarillo rocker battles the Monday blues every other week at Smokey Joe’s. (8 p.m. April 17; 2903 S.W. Sixth Ave.; 806-331-6698)

Next Generation Band: The young Amarillo rock band takes the stage at Big Jim’s Pizza Co. (formerly La Bella on Olsen). (7 p.m. April 18; 3801 Olsen Blvd., Unit 9; 806-352-5050)

Miscellaneous entertainment

Adult Easter Egg Hunt: Grownups get in on the holiday fun at this Pondaseta Brewing Co. event. (noon April 8; 7500 S.W. 45th Ave.; 806-418-6282)

Salsa & Sangria: Get tipsy and take dancing lessons at this weekly event at Savór. (8:30 p.m. April 12 and 19; 7669 Hillside Road, Suite 600; 806-310-2600)

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.

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