Drinking/dining events

Une Femme Brunch: Celebrate Women’s History Month with Toscana Italian Steakhouse and wines from Une Femme. (6:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. March 23; 600 S. Polk St.; reservations requested; 806-414-2200)

Mad Hatters Ball: Amarillo Botanical Gardens’ Wonderland-themed fundraiser returns with Girasol-catered hors d’oeuvres, drinks and dancing. (7 p.m. March 23; 1400 Streit Drive; tickets $75; 727-318-7322)

Women in Wine Dinner: Toscana Italian Steakhouse at The Barfield offers a multi-course dinner paired with wines from women crafters. (6:30 p.m. March 26; 600 S. Polk St.; reservations $120; 806-414-2200)

Spring Fling 2024: Chow down on hot slices, enjoy free beer and shop at booths from local artists, vendors and makers at this seasonal event at Pizza Nomad. (5 p.m. March 30; no cover; 2648 S. Georgia St.; 806-477-2660)

Easter Brunch: Race the bunny to get a seat at Drunken Oyster’s holiday meal. (10 a.m. to 3 p.m. March 31; 7606 S.W. 45th Ave.; 806-418-6668)

Easter Brunch: Try out tapas for your holiday meal at Savór. (10 a.m. March 31; 7669 Hillside Road, Suite 600; reservations requested; 806-310-2600)

Easter Brunch: Celebrate the holiday at Toscana Italian Steakhouse. (10 a.m. to 2 p.m. March 31; 600 S. Polk St.; reservations requested; 806-414-2200)

Easter Sunday Brunch: Hop out to the Western Horseman for a holiday meal. (11 a.m. March 31; 2501 E. Interstate 40; 806-379-6555, Ext. 2999)

Dinner in the Dark: Trust your senses greater than sight in this special April Fool’s dinner at Savór. (7 p.m. April 1; 7669 Hillside Road, Suite 600; reservations requested; 806-310-2600)

Live music

Dan “The Piano Man” Hanson: The Amarillo musician tickles the ivories every Thursday at Public House. (5:30 p.m. March 21 and 28 and April 4; 3333 S. Coulter St.; 806-398-7777)

Mike Fuller: The Amarillo folk singer offers dinner entertainment at Pescaraz. (6 p.m. March 21; 3415 S. Bell St., Unit K; 806-350-5430)

Kayla Richardson: The Amarillo singer offers tunes with your slices at Big Jim’s Pizza Co. (7 p.m. March 21; 3801 Olsen Blvd., Unit 9; 806-352-5050)

Bryan Robertson: The Amarillo country singer hustles up a good time at West Texas Sports Grill. (7 p.m. March 21; 1512 Fifth Ave., Suite 204, in Canyon; 806-452-7135)

Cameron Baker Duo: Get a double shot of live music at the Western Horseman. (8 p.m. March 21; 2501 E. Interstate 40; 806-379-6555, Ext. 2999)

Jonathan Guidi: The Amarillo blues singer kicks off the weekend at Smokey Joe’s patio. (8 p.m. March 21; 2903 S.W. Sixth Ave.; 806-331-6698)

Casey Stickley: The touring indie singer hits town for a show at The 806 Coffee + Lounge. (9 p.m. March 21; 2812 S.W. Sixth Ave.; no cover, donations accepted; 806-322-1806)

Tennessee Tuckness: The Amarillo singer sings for her (and your!) dinner at Pescaraz. (6 p.m. March 22; 3415 S. Bell St., Unit K; 806-350-5430)

Nelson McKinney: The singer grills up a good time at Red River Steakhouse. (6 p.m. March 22; 4332 S.W. 45th Ave.; 806-316-5082)

Andy Chase: The Amarillo favorite slings songs every Friday at Napoli’s Italian Restaurant. (7 p.m. March 22 and 29; 700 S. Taylor St.; 806-220-2258)

Berklin Records Artist Showcase: Singers Randy Palmer, Brian Kalinek, Libby Koch, Jim Jones and Randy Lewis Brown swap songs for a High Plains Public Radio Living Room Concert at Old Tascosa Taproom and Brewery. (7 p.m. March 22; 3100 S.W. Sixth Ave.; suggested donation $15; 806-681-4050)

The CJS Band: Amarillo country singer Cameron James Smith’s full band brings the twang for a dinner show at Teddy Jack’s. (7 p.m. March 22; 5080 S. Coulter St.; 806-322-0113)

Dale Smith: The Amarillo singer cooks up some tunes for a two-night stand at Tokyo Steakhouse. (7:20 p.m. March 22; continues March 23; 5807 S.W. 45th Ave.; 806-358-8888)

Matthew Palmer: The singer headlines a night at the West Texas Sports Grill. (7 p.m. March 22; 1512 Fifth Ave., Suite 204, in Canyon; 806-452-7135)

Luis Torres: The Amarillo singer tosses tunes at Buffalo Wild WIngs. (8 p.m. March 22; 9511 E. Interstate 40; 806-335-2204)

Bring Me the Gypsee: Prepare for a good time with the eclectic Amarillo band on Smokey Joe’s patio. (8 p.m. March 22; 2903 S.W. Sixth Ave.; 806-331-6698)

Zac Wilkerson: The honey-voiced Americana singer returns home for a show with opener Cory Michael at the Western Horseman. (10 p.m. March 22; 2501 E. Interstate 40; 806-379-6555, Ext. 2999)

Colton Amerson: The Amarillo country singer offers dinner music every other Saturday at Valore. (6 p.m. March 23; 900 S. Tyler St.; 806-545-7372)

James Owens: The Amarillo singer brings tasty tunes to Pescaraz. (6 p.m. March 23; 3415 S. Bell St., Unit K; 806-350-5430)

Kandra Scott & Moon Jelly Music: The eclectic band offers a dinner show at Drunken Oyster. (7 p.m. March 23; 7606 S.W. 45th Ave.; 806-418-6668)

TV Dinnerz: The Amarillo band cracks open a show at Old Tascosa Taproom and Brewery. (7 p.m. March 23; 3100 S.W. Sixth Ave.; 806-681-4050)

Dale Smith: The Amarillo singer cooks up some tunes for a two-night stand at Tokyo Steakhouse. (7:20 p.m. March 23; 5807 S.W. 45th Ave.; 806-358-8888)

Lindi Leigh: The Red Dirt Rockers singer offers a solo show at Mickey’s Place. (7:30 p.m. March 23; 1512 Fifth Ave. in Canyon; 806-452-7320)

The Jack Cryver Band: The Amarillo country act rocks out on Smokey Joe’s patio. (8 p.m. March 23; 2903 S.W. Sixth Ave.; 806-331-6698)

Shane Rogers: The regional country singer brings the noise to Canyon’s new West Texas Sports Grill. (8 p.m. March 23; 1512 Fifth Ave., Suite 204, in Canyon; 806-452-7135)

Chad Miller & The Good Fortune: The Amarillo country band deals up a good time at the Western Horseman. (9 p.m. March 23; 2501 E. Interstate 40; 806-379-6555, Ext. 2999)

Dale Smith: The one-man band plays a brunch show at Drunken Oyster. (11 a.m. March 24; 7606 S.W. 45th Ave.; 806-418-6668)

Bryan Robertson: The Amarillo country singer plays for the brunch crowd at the Western Horseman. (11 a.m. March 24; 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. March 24; 2903 S.W. Sixth Ave.; 806-331-6698)

Joel Gibson Jr.: The Washington-based country-rock singer kicks off the week on Smokey Joe’s patio. (8 p.m. March 25; 2903 S.W. Sixth Ave.; 806-331-6698)

Gary Bass: The Amarillo singer offers tunes with your slices at Big Jim’s Pizza Co. (7 p.m. March 26; 3801 Olsen Blvd., Unit 9; 806-352-5050)

Tom Buechi: The Amarillo one-man-band rustles up a good time at Buffalo Wild Wings. (8 p.m. March 26; 5416 S. Coulter St.; 806-359-4386)

Andy Chase: One of Amarillo’s favorite singer-songwriters offers tunes every Wednesday at Public House. (6 p.m. March 27 and April 3; 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. March 27 and April 3; 2903 S.W. Sixth Ave.; 806-331-6698)

Cameron James Smith: The Amarillo country singer goes underground to the Barfield’s Paramount Recreation Club speakeasy. (7 p.m. March 27; 600 S. Polk St.; 806-414-2200)

Mike Fuller: The Amarillo singer offers favorites at Pescaraz. (6 p.m. March 28; 3415 S. Bell St., Unit K; 806-350-5430)

Gary Bass: The Amarillo singer offers tunes with your slices at Big Jim’s Pizza Co. (7 p.m. March 28; 3801 Olsen Blvd., Unit 9; 806-352-5050)

Nelson McKinney: Enjoy a night of Texas country at the Western Horseman. (7 p.m. March 28; 2501 E. Interstate 40; 806-379-6555, Ext. 2999)

Tennessee Tuckness: The Amarillo favorite kicks off the weekend at Smokey Joe’s patio. (8 p.m. March 28; 2903 S.W. Sixth Ave.; 806-331-6698)

Bryan Robertson: The singer grills up a good time at Red River Steakhouse. (6 p.m. March 29; 4332 S.W. 45th Ave.; 806-316-5082)

Yvonne Perea: The Amarillo musician offers dinner entertainment at Pescaraz. (6 p.m. March 29; 3415 S. Bell St., Unit K; 806-350-5430)

Ty Blackburn: The Amarillo country singer goes acoustic at the Golden Light Beer & Wine Garden. (7 p.m. March 29; 6014 S. Western St.; 806-221-2337)

Velvet Funk: Prepare for a good time with the Amarillo rock band on Smokey Joe’s patio. (8 p.m. March 29; 2903 S.W. Sixth Ave.; 806-331-6698)

Graveyard People: The Denver indie band digs up fun at The 806 Coffee + Lounge. (9 p.m. March 29; 2812 S.W. Sixth Ave.; no cover, donations accepted; 806-322-1806)

The Jenni Dale Lord Band: The Lubbock country star returns to town for a show at the Western Horseman. (10 p.m. March 29; 2501 E. Interstate 40; 806-379-6555, Ext. 2999)

Tennessee Tuckness: The Amarillo favorite offers dinner entertainment at Pescaraz. (6 p.m. March 30; 3415 S. Bell St., Unit K; 806-350-5430)

Tom Buechi: The Amarillo one-man-band offers an acoustic night at Mickey’s Place. (7 p.m. March 30; 1512 Fifth Ave. in Canyon; 806-452-7320)

Bomb City Groove: The Amarillo party band mixes it up on Smokey Joe’s patio. (8 p.m. March 30; 2903 S.W. Sixth Ave.; 806-331-6698)

Luke Prater: The Texas country singer takes a bow at the Western Horseman. (9 p.m. March 30; 2501 E. Interstate 40; 806-379-6555, Ext. 2999)

Gabe Marinez: The Amarillo rocker battles the Monday blues every other week at Smokey Joe’s. (8 p.m. April 1; 2903 S.W. Sixth Ave.; 806-331-6698)

Alicia Morgan: The Lubbock singer heads underground to the Barfield’s Paramount Recreation Club speakeasy. (7 p.m. April 3; 600 S. Polk St.; 806-414-2200)

Justin Roberts: The Amarillo singer offers tunes with your slices at Big Jim’s Pizza Co. (7 p.m. April 4; 3801 Olsen Blvd., Unit 9; 806-352-5050)

Jack Cryver: The Amarillo country-rock singer kicks off the weekend at Smokey Joe’s patio. (8 p.m. April 4; 2903 S.W. Sixth Ave.; 806-331-6698)

Miscellaneous entertainment

Drink & Ink: Local artists will offer tattoo specials at this pop-up event at Pondaseta Brewing Co. (noon to 6 p.m. March 23; 7500 S.W. 45th Ave.; 806-418-6282)

Spring Fling: Kick off the season with shopping deals, mimosas and live music at Savór. (10 a.m. March 23; 7669 Hillside Road, Suite 600; reservations suggested; 806-310-2600)

“The Big Bang Theory” Trivia: Test your geek skills in this friendly competition at Pondaseta Brewing Co. (7 p.m. March 25; 7500 S.W. 45th Ave.; 806-418-6282)

Adult Easter Egg Hunt: Go on the prowl for eggs filled with prizes like merchandise and beer at Pondaseta Brewing Co. (1 to 3 p.m. March 30; 7500 S.W. 45th Ave.; 806-418-6282)

“Anything Goes” Spring Art Show: Local artists offer a group exhibition, with music from The Brown Mountain Lightning Bugs, at The 806 Coffee + Lounge. (7 p.m. April 4; 2812 S.W. Sixth Ave.; no cover, donations accepted; 806-322-1806)

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.