Drinking/dining events

Caribbean Beer & Wine Dinner: Pondaseta Brewing Co. offers a trip to the islands with a five-course dinner of ceviche, black-bean fritters, jerk chicken, mofungo and more. (7 p.m. July 20; 7500 S.W. 45th Ave.; tickets $75; 806-418-6282)

Cajun Shrimp Boil: The Khiva Shriners offers a down-home seafood dinner, featuring music from The Buster Bledsoe Band. (7 p.m. July 22; 305 E. Fifth Ave.; tickets $50 or $500 for eight; 806-373-2845)

National Tequila Day: Take a shot (shot! shot! shot!) on a good time at this celebration at Chuy’s. (11 a.m. July 24; 8400 W. Interstate 40; 806-310-0900)

Live music

Dan “The Piano Man” Hanson: The Amarillo musician tickles the ivories every Thursday at Public House. (5:30 p.m. July 13, 20 and 27; 3333 S. Coulter St.; 806-398-7777)

James Owens: The Amarillo singer offers a tasty night of entertainment at Pescaraz. (6 p.m. July 13; 3415 S. Bell St., Unit K; 806-350-5430)

Josh Roberts: The singer offers tunes with your slices at Big Jim’s Pizza Co. (7 p.m. July 13; 3801 Olsen Blvd., Unit 9; 806-352-5050)

The Tweeks: The Amarillo party band taps into Georgia Street Taphouse. (7 p.m. July 13; 2001 S. Georgia St.; 806-803-7000)

Jaden Decker: The youthful touring singer brings his “Band of Angels” tour to Metropolitan–A Speakeasy. (8 p.m. July 13; 9181 Town Square Blvd., Suite 1201; 806-242-0117)

Velvet Funk: The Amarillo party band snazzes up Smokey Joe’s. (8 p.m. July 13; 2903 S.W. Sixth Ave.; 806-331-6698)

Tennessee Tuckness: The Amarillo songstress brings a two-night stand of dinner music at Pescaraz. (6 p.m. July 14 and 15; 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. July 14 and 21; 700 S. Taylor St.; 806-220-2258)

Dale Smith: Enjoy tunes under the stars at The Barfield with this Amarillo singer. (7 p.m. July 14; 600 S. Polk St.; 806-414-2200)

Jackie Haney & The Geezers Gone Wild: Enjoy some oldies with your dinner at Drunken Oyster. (7 p.m. July 14; 7606 S.W. 45th Ave.; 806-418-6668)

Ri Wolf: The Amarillo country singer offers an acoustic show with your burgers and beer at the Golden Light Beer & Wine Garden. (7 p.m. July 14; 6014 S. Western St.; 806-221-2337)

Cameron James Smith: The Amarillo country singer hits the sand at Shark Beach Burgers. (7:30 p.m. July 14; 1505 E. Farm-to-Market Road 1151; 806-335-5644)

Tom Buechi: The Amarillo one-man band pours out some songs at Metropolitan–A Speakeasy. (8 p.m. July 14; 9181 Town Square Blvd., Suite 1201; 806-242-0117)

The Tweeks: The Amarillo party band livens up Sixth Street with a show at Smokey Joe’s. (8 p.m. July 14; 2903 S.W. Sixth Ave.; 806-331-6698)

Dale Smith: The Amarillo singer cooks up some tunes at Tokyo Steakhouse. (8:30 p.m. July 14; 5807 S.W. 45th Ave.; 806-358-8888)

Dale Smith: The Amarillo singer offers brunch tunes at Drunken Oyster. (11 a.m. July 15; 7606 S.W. 45th Ave.; 806-418-6668)

Shelton Rohling: Bar Z Winery’s outdoor music season continues with tunes from the Lubbock singer. (5 p.m. July 15; 19290 Farm-to-Market Road 1541; cover $5; 806-488-2214)

Jackie Haney & Geezers Gone Wild: Hit the roof at Crush for a night of oldies. (7 p.m. July 15; 627 S. Polk St.; 806-418-2011)

Next to Kin: The Amarillo country band hits the patio at the Golden Light Beer & Wine Garden. (7 p.m. July 15; 6014 S. Western St.; tickets $12; 806-221-2337)

The Tweeks: The Amarillo party band suits up for a dinner show at Teddy Jack’s. (7 p.m. July 15; 5080 S. Coulter St.; 806-322-0113)

Rak-45: The Amarillo rock band loads up for a show at Shark Beach Burgers. (7:30 p.m. July 15; 1505 E. Farm-to-Market Road 1151; tickets $15; 806-335-5644)

Bondbreakr: The touring metal band takes the stage at Zombiez Bar & Grill with locals Dyscarcia, Horrid Demise and In The Mind Of Asterion. (8 p.m. July 15; 711 S. 10th Ave.; cover $5; 806-331-7305)

Tom Buechi: The Amarillo one-man band offers tunes at Pondaseta Brewing Co. (8 p.m. July 15; 7500 S.W. 45th Ave.; no cover; 806-418-6282)

Touching Voodoo: The Amarillo blues-rock band gets down at a show at Smokey Joe’s. (8 p.m. July 15; 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. July 16 and 23; 2903 S.W. Sixth Ave.; 806-331-6698)

Bobcat: The touring one-man rocker howls at Zombiez Bar & Grill. (8 p.m. July 17; 711 S. 10th Ave.; cover $5; 806-331-7305)

James Owens: The Amarillo singer fights back against the Monday blahs every other week at Smokey Joe’s. (8 p.m. July 17; 2903 S.W. Sixth Ave.; 806-331-6698)

Andy Chase: One of Amarillo’s favorite singer-songwriters offers tunes every Wednesday at Public House. (6 p.m. July 19 and 26; 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. July 19 and 26; 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. July 19 and 26; 7408 S.W. 34th Ave.; 806-352-8226)

Jonathan Guidi and Jason Hodges: The Amarillo blues-rockers provide tunes weekly on Thursdays at Smokey Joe’s. (6 p.m. July 20 and 27; 2903 S.W. Sixth Ave.; 806-331-6698)

Yvonne Perea: The Amarillo folk singer-songwriter brings a night of favorites to Pescaraz. (6 p.m. July 20; 3415 S. Bell St., Unit K; 806-350-5430)

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

New Generation Band: The young Amarillo rock band offers an acoustic night at Mickey’s Place. (7 p.m. July 21; 1512 Fifth Ave. in Canyon; 806-452-7320)

The Buster Bledsoe Band: Hit the beach with the Amarillo country band at Shark Beach Burgers. (7:30 p.m. July 21; 1505 E. Farm-to-Market Road 1151; 806-335-5644)

Boss 420: The Amarillo rock band lights it up in a show at Smokey Joe’s. (8 p.m. July 21; 2903 S.W. Sixth Ave.; 806-331-6698)

Rien Nash: Bar Z Winery’s outdoor music season continues with tunes from the Amarillo singer. (5 p.m. July 22; 19290 Farm-to-Market Road 1541; cover $5; 806-488-2214)

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

Next Halen: Might as well jump (jump!) when this Van Halen tribute band takes the stage at Shark Beach Burgers. (7 p.m. July 22; 1505 E. Farm-to-Market Road 1151; tickets $15; 806-335-5644)

Ri Wolf: The Amarillo country singer straps on his guitar for a night of tunes at Pondaseta Brewing Co. (8 p.m. July 22; 7500 S.W. 45th Ave.; no cover; 806-418-6282)

Rak-45: The Amarillo rock band loads up for a show at Smokey Joe’s. (8 p.m. July 22; 2903 S.W. Sixth Ave.; 806-331-6698)

Open Mic Night: Hit the beach with your own guitar and show off your talents at Shark Beach Burgers. (7:30 p.m. July 23; 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. July 24; 2903 S.W. Sixth Ave.; 806-331-6698)

Party on the Patio: Chad Miller & The Good Fortune offer an outdoor Red Dirt music night at Sa*vór. (7:30 p.m. July 27; 7669 Hillside Road, Suite 600; 806-310-2600)

Miscellaneous entertainment

Shark Beach Karaoke: Take the stage yourself every Thursday at Shark Beach Burgers. (7 p.m. July 13, 20 and 27; 1505 E. Farm-to-Market Road 1151; 806-335-5644)

Canyon Farmers Market: Check out wares from 75 vendors, plus food trucks, live music and more. (8 a.m. to noon Saturdays through Sept. 30; Canyon downtown square; 806-567-0746)

Amarillo Community Market: Enjoy a day of shopping, food and live music around the Amarillo Chamber of Commerce as this summertime tradition continues. (8:30 a.m. to noon Saturdays through Sept. 9; 1000 S. Polk St.; free; 806-372-6744)

Karaoke Wednesdays: Rock out with your bad self every hump day at Valore Italian Restaurant & Grill. (6 p.m. July 19 and 26; 900 S. Tyler St.; 806-545-7372)

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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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