Drinking/dining events

Father’s Day Brunch: Take Pop out for some fine dining at Drunken Oyster. (11 a.m. June 18; 7606 S.W. 45th Ave.; 806-418-6668)

Father’s Day Lunch: Give Dad a break from the grill and enjoy special chophouse burgers and brews at Pondaseta Brewing Co. Then, stick around for music from Jason Hodges and Rhett Uhland. (noon to 7 p.m. June 18; 7500 S.W. 45th Ave.; 806-418-6282)

Drag Brunch: Drunken Oyster celebrates Pride with the return of its popular gender-bent brunch. (10 a.m., noon and 2 p.m. June 24; 7606 S.W. 45th Ave.; 806-418-6668)

Vegan Night: Enjoy an all-veggie menu at Pondaseta Brewing Co. (noon to 8 p.m. June 29; 7500 S.W. 45th Ave.; 806-418-6282)

Live music

(Note: Call ahead to make sure venues are open following the floods.)

Dan “The Piano Man” Hanson: The Amarillo musician tickles the ivories every Thursday at Public House. (5:30 p.m. June 15, 22 and 29; 3333 S. Coulter St.; 806-398-7777)

Dale Smith: The Amarillo singer provides tunes over your meal at Crackin’ Crab. (6 p.m. June 15; 3350 S. Soncy Road; 806-437-1555)

Mike Fuller: The Amarillo folk singer-songwriter offers tasty tunes along with your dinner at Pescaraz. (6 p.m. June 15; 3415 S. Bell St., Unit K; 806-350-5430)

Party on the Patio: Jackie Haney & Geezers Gone Wild are rockin’ with the oldies in this outdoor celebration at Savór. (6 p.m. June 15; 7669 Hillside Road, Suite 600; 806-310-2600)

Touching Voodoo: The Amarillo blues rockers take on Route 66 with a show at Smokey Joe’s. (6 p.m. June 15; 2903 S.W. Sixth Ave.; 806-331-6698)

Danny Freeze: The Amarillo folk singer serves up tunes at Big Jim’s Pizza Co. (7 p.m. June 15; 3801 Olsen Blvd., Unit 9; 806-352-5050)

James Owens: The Amarillo singer spices up the night with a gig at Pescaraz. (6 p.m. June 16; 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 16 and 23; 700 S. Taylor St.; 806-220-2258)

Pug Johnson: The touring country singer offers an acoustic show with your burgers and beer at the Golden Light Beer & Wine Garden. (7 p.m. June 16; 6014 S. Western St.; 806-221-2337)

Touching Voodoo: It’s a beach party with the Amarillo blues band at Shark Beach Burgers. (7:30 p.m. June 16; 1505 E. Farm-to-Market Road 1151; 806-335-5644)

Boss 420: The Amarillo party band gets their kicks on Route 66 during a night at Smokey Joe’s. (8 p.m. June 16; 2903 S.W. Sixth Ave.; 806-331-6698)

Jackie Haney & Geezers Gone Wild: Bar Z Winery’s outdoor music season continues with tunes from the Amarillo oldies rock band. (5 p.m. June 17; 19290 Farm-to-Market Road 1541; cover $5; 806-488-2214)

Tennessee Tuckness: The Amarillo songstress offers dinner tunes at Pescaraz. (6 p.m. June 17; 3415 S. Bell St., Unit K; 806-350-5430)

Juicebox: The Amarillo singer heads downtown for a show at Valore Italian Restaurant & Grill. (6:30 p.m. June 17; 900 S. Tyler St.; 806-545-7372)

Chad, Lane & The Boys: The Amarillo cowboy singers team up for a show at the Golden Light Beer & Wine Garden. (7 p.m. June 17; 6014 S. Western St.; 806-221-2337)

Motley Mayhem: The Mötley Crüe tribute band hits the sand at Shark Beach Burgers. (7:30 p.m. June 17; 1505 E. Farm-to-Market Road 1151; 806-335-5644)

Touching Voodoo: The Amarillo blues-rock band makes some noise at Smokey Joe’s. (8 p.m. June 17; 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. June 18 and 25; 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. June 18; 1505 E. Farm-to-Market Road 1151; 806-335-5644)

James Owens: The Amarillo singer fights back against the Monday blahs every other week at Smokey Joe’s. (8 p.m. June 19; 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. June 21 and 28; 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. June 21 and 28; 2903 S.W. Sixth Ave.; 806-331-6698)

John Hibbard: The traveling troubadour brings his “Brewery Tour-ery” to Pondaseta Brewing Co. (7 p.m. June 21; 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. June 21 and 28; 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. June 22 and 29; 2903 S.W. Sixth Ave.; 806-331-6698)

Party on the Patio: The Cassettes offer an outdoor ’80s celebration at Savór. (6 p.m. June 22; 7669 Hillside Road, Suite 600; 806-310-2600)

Yvonne Perea: The Amarillo folk singer-songwriter offers tunes at Pescaraz. (6 p.m. June 22; 3415 S. Bell St., Unit K; 806-350-5430)

Mike Fuller: The Amarillo singer-songwriter brings delicious music to Pescaraz. (6 p.m. June 23; 3415 S. Bell St., Unit K; 806-350-5430)

The Solano Project: Hit the beach with the Amarillo rockers at Shark Beach Burgers. (7:30 p.m. June 23; 1505 E. Farm-to-Market Road 1151; 806-335-5644)

Tom Buechi: The one-man band offers dinner music at Metropolitan–A Speakeasy. (7:30 p.m. June 23; 9181 Town Square Blvd., Suite 1201; 806-242-0117)

Lindsey Lane: The Amarillo country singer brings some twang to Smokey Joe’s. (6 p.m. June 23; 2903 S.W. Sixth Ave.; 806-331-6698)

Dean Yates: Bar Z Winery’s outdoor music season continues with tunes from the Insufficient Funds guitarist/singer. (5 p.m. June 24; 19290 Farm-to-Market Road 1541; cover $5; 806-488-2214)

James Owens: The Amarillo singer brings delicious music to Pescaraz. (6 p.m. June 24; 3415 S. Bell St., Unit K; 806-350-5430)

The A-Town Rockers: The Amarillo rock band hits the sand at Shark Beach Burgers. (7 p.m. June 24; 1505 E. Farm-to-Market Road 1151; 806-335-5644)

Rak-45: The Amarillo rock band loads up for a show at Smokey Joe’s. (8 p.m. June 24; 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. June 26; 2903 S.W. Sixth Ave.; 806-331-6698)

New Generation Band: The young Amarillo rock band goes acoustic at Big Jim’s Pizza Co. (7 p.m. June 29; 3801 Olsen Blvd., Unit 9; 806-352-5050)

Miscellaneous entertainment

Shark Beach Karaoke: Take the stage yourself every Thursday at Shark Beach Burgers. (7 p.m. June 15, 22 and 29; 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)

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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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