Drinking/dining events

Beer & Tequila Dinner: Mickey’s Place teams with Pondaseta Brewing Co. for this spicy evening of Mexican-inspired cuisine and tequila cocktails and beers. (7 p.m. Jan. 26; $80; reservations suggested; 1512 Fifth Ave. in Canyon; 806-452-7320)

Live music

Dan “The Piano Man” Hanson: The Amarillo musician tickles the ivories every Thursday at Public House. (5:30 p.m. Jan. 26 and Feb. 2 and 9; 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. Jan. 26 and Feb. 2 and 9; 2903 S.W. Sixth Ave.; 806-331-6698)

Andy Chase: The Amarillo favorite slings songs every Friday at Napoli’s Italian Restaurant. (7 p.m. Jan. 27 and Feb. 3; 700 S. Taylor St.; 806-220-2258)

Lindsey Lane: The Amarillo country singer gets her kicks on Route 66 for a gig at Smokey Joe’s. (8 p.m. Jan. 27; 2903 S.W. Sixth Ave.; 806-331-6698)

Rak-45: The Amarillo rockers bring the party to Smokey Joe’s. (8 p.m. Jan. 28; 2903 S.W. Sixth Ave.; 806-331-6698)

Dale Smith: The Amarillo singer brings tunes to Tokyo Steakhouse every Saturday. (8:30 p.m. Jan. 28 and Feb. 4; 5807 S.W. 45th Ave.; 806-358-8888)

Ace Rodriguez: The Amarillo rock guitarist offers tunes every Sunday at Smokey Joe’s. (3 p.m. Jan. 29 and Feb. 5; 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. Jan. 30; 2903 S.W. Sixth Ave.; 806-331-6698)

Ace Rodriguez and Stacy Saenz: The Amarillo rock duo brings the noise every Tuesday at Smokey Joe’s. (6 p.m. Jan. 31 and Feb. 7; 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. Jan. 31 and Feb. 7; 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. Feb. 1 and 8; 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. Feb. 1 and 8; 2903 S.W. Sixth Ave.; 806-331-6698)

Cameron James Smith: The Amarillo country singer heads underground for a show in the Paramount Recreation Club, The Barfield’s speakeasy. (7 p.m. Feb. 1; 600 S. Polk St.; no cover; 806-414-2200)

Tom Buechi: The Amarillo singer-songwriter offers tunes for your brews at Pondaseta Brewing Co. (7 p.m. Feb. 1; 7500 S.W. 45th Ave.; 806-418-6282)

Ty Blackburn: The Amarillo country singer offers tunes with your tacos every Wednesday at Fuzzy’s. (7 p.m. Feb. 1; 7408 S.W. 34th Ave.; 806-352-8226)

The Scrambled Eggs: The Amarillo band (otherwise known as Anderson, Flesher & Key minus Flesher) crack open a good time at Smokey Joe’s. (8 p.m. Feb. 3; 2903 S.W. Sixth Ave.; 806-331-6698)

Cameron James Smith: The Amarillo singer and Monarch frontman will offer some royal tunes for the burger-eating crowd at Golden Light Beer & Wine Garden. (7 p.m. Feb. 4; 6014 S. Western St.; 806-221-2337)

The Jack Cryver Band: The Amarillo country band floats into Smokey Joe’s. (8 p.m. Feb. 4; 2903 S.W. Sixth Ave.; 806-331-6698)

James Owens: The talented Amarillo musician tries to make your Mondays bearable every other week at Smokey Joe’s. (8 p.m. Feb. 6; 2903 S.W. Sixth Ave.; 806-331-6698)

Dueling Pianos: The ivories will run red when touring pianists return to do battle at Metropolitan–A Speakeasy. (8:30 p.m. Feb. 7, 8 and 9; reservations suggested; 9181 Town Square Blvd., Suite 1201; 806-242-0117)

Miscellaneous entertainment

Trivia Tournament of Champions: Pondaseta Brewing Co. is looking for the top teams in town in this month-long tourney. Alternates can get called up, so don’t worry if you’ve missed a week. (7 p.m. Jan. 23 and 30; 7500 S.W. 45th Ave.; 806-418-6282)

Game Night: Strata Coffee Co. and Bicycle Guy Studios will host this all-ages party, featuring “Guitar Hero,” Nintendo Switch games, cards and board games. (6 p.m. Feb. 3; 7560 Outlook Dr.; 806-350-8385)

 
 

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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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