Drinking/dining events

PlumpJack/Cade Dinner: Enjoy food pairings with these popular brands in a special dinner at Crush. (6:30 p.m. March 7; 627 S. Polk St.; $159; reservations recommended; 806-418-2011)

Cousins Maine Lobster: The traveling seafood pop-up sets up shop at Old Tascosa Taproom and Brewery. (noon to 9 p.m. March 9; 3100 S.W. Sixth Ave.; 806-681-4050)

Cousins Maine Lobster: Enjoy more shellfish at Pondaseta Brewing Co. (11 a.m. to 8 p.m. March 10; 7500 S.W. 45th Ave.; 806-418-6282)

St. Paddy’s Party: Irish eyes will be smiling all weekend at Pondaseta Brewing Co. with a beer release and karaoke night March 15; a 7K run, kilt contest and live music from Cameron James Smith on March 16; and a cask tapping, live music and more March 17. (noon March 15 to 7 p.m. March 17; 7500 S.W. 45th Ave.; 806-418-6282)

St. Patrick’s Day Party: Fill up on shepherd’s pie, corned beef and cabbage, and more throughout the day at the Western Horseman, with music from Lubbock singer Casey Heckman at brunch and The Cassettes at night. (10 a.m. to midnight March 17; 2501 E. Interstate 40; 806-379-6555, Ext. 2999)

St. Patrick’s Day Party: It’s a day of traditional food specials, drink specials, green beer and music from The A-Town Rockers at Drunken Oyster. (11 a.m. to midnight March 17; 7606 S.W. 45th Ave.; 806-418-6668)

St. Patrick’s Day: Bar Z Winery offers green sangria for the holiday. (1 to 6 p.m. March 17; 19290 Farm-to-Market Road 1541; 806-488-2214)

Live music

Dan “The Piano Man” Hanson: The Amarillo musician tickles the ivories every Thursday at Public House. (5:30 p.m. March 7, 14 and 21; 3333 S. Coulter St.; 806-398-7777)

Yvonne Perea: The Amarillo folk singer offers dinner entertainment at Pescaraz. (6 p.m. March 7; 3415 S. Bell St., Unit K; 806-350-5430)

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

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

Chad Miller & The Good Fortune: Enjoy a night of music with the Amarillo country band at the Western Horseman. (8 p.m. March 7; 2501 E. Interstate 40; 806-379-6555, Ext. 2999)

Jack Cryver: The Amarillo country-rock singer kicks off the weekend at Smokey Joe’s patio. (8 p.m. March 7; 2903 S.W. Sixth Ave.; 806-331-6698)

James Owens: The Amarillo singer sings for his (and your!) dinner at Pescaraz. (6 p.m. March 8; 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. March 8 and 15; 700 S. Taylor St.; 806-220-2258)

Shane Rogers: The Lubbock singer headlines a night at the West Texas Sports Grill. (7 p.m. March 8; 1512 Fifth Ave., Suite 204, in Canyon; 806-452-7135)

Colton Amerson: The Amarillo singer tosses tunes at Buffalo Wild Wings. (8 p.m. March 8; 9511 E. Interstate 40; 806-335-2204)

Ghosts of Gray County: Two members of the area rock band go acoustic at Buffalo Wild Wings. (8 p.m. March 8; 5416 S. Coulter St.; 806-359-4386)

The Tweeks: The Amarillo party band makes some noise on Smokey Joe’s patio. (8 p.m. March 8; 2903 S.W. Sixth Ave.; 806-331-6698)

Blue Water Highway: The Americana band makes a return to Amarillo with opener Cameron James Smith in the Western Horseman. (10 p.m. March 8; 2501 E. Interstate 40; 806-379-6555, Ext. 2999)

Tennessee Tuckness: The favorite Amarillo songstress offers a midday show at the Western Horseman. (11 a.m. March 9; 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 9; 900 S. Tyler St.; 806-545-7372)

Tennessee Tuckness: The Amarillo singer brings tasty tunes to Pescaraz. (6 p.m. March 9; 3415 S. Bell St., Unit K; 806-350-5430)

Dave Martinez: The regional country singer brings the noise to Canyon’s new West Texas Sports Grill. (7 p.m. March 9; 1512 Fifth Ave., Suite 204, in Canyon; 806-452-7135)

The Solano Project: The Amarillo rock band brings the party to Smokey Joe’s patio. (8 p.m. March 9; 2903 S.W. Sixth Ave.; 806-331-6698)

Dillon Cassidy & The Rhythm: Enjoy a night of Texas country at the Western Horseman. (10 p.m. March 9; 2501 E. Interstate 40; 806-379-6555, Ext. 2999)

Ghosts of Gray County: A duo from the area rock band plays a brunch show at Drunken Oyster. (11 a.m. March 10; 7606 S.W. 45th Ave.; 806-418-6668)

Ace Rodriguez: The Amarillo guitarist plays the Sunday blues at Smokey Joe’s. (3 p.m. March 10; 2903 S.W. Sixth Ave.; 806-331-6698)

Danny Freeze and Josh Fitch: The Amarillo duo plays a show for Freeze’s birthday at Old Tascosa Taproom and Brewery. (7 p.m. March 10; 3100 S.W. Sixth Ave.; 806-681-4050)

Manhattan Mondays: Dive into a prime-rib dinner with music from jazz guitarist Austin Brazille at the Western Horseman. (7 p.m. March 11; 2501 E. Interstate 40; 806-379-6555, Ext. 2999)

James Owens: The Amarillo singer fights the Monday blahs every other week at Smokey Joe’s. (8 p.m. March 11; 2903 S.W. Sixth Ave.; 806-331-6698)

Ri Wolf: The Amarillo country singer goes acoustic at Buffalo Wild Wings. (8 p.m. March 11; 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 13 and 20; 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 13 and 20; 2903 S.W. Sixth Ave.; 806-331-6698)

Tom Buechi: The Amarillo one-man band serves up tunes at Pondaseta Brewing Co. (8 p.m. March 13; 7500 S.W. 45th Ave.; 806-418-6282)

James Owens: The Amarillo singer offers favorites at Pescaraz. (6 p.m. March 14; 3415 S. Bell St., Unit K; 806-350-5430)

Tennessee Tuckness: The Amarillo favorite kicks off the weekend at Smokey Joe’s patio. (8 p.m. March 14; 2903 S.W. Sixth Ave.; 806-331-6698)

Cameron James Smith: The Amarillo country singer brings the spice at Spicy Mike’s Bar-B-Que Haven. (6 p.m. March 15; 6723 S. Western St., #4145; 806-358-8550)

Mike Fuller: The Amarillo musician offers dinner entertainment at Pescaraz. (6 p.m. March 15; 3415 S. Bell St., Unit K; 806-350-5430)

Ghosts of Gray County: A duo from the area rock band goes acoustic at the Golden Light Beer & Wine Garden. (7 p.m. March 15; 6014 S. Western St.; 806-221-2337)

Boss 420: Prepare for a good time with the Amarillo rock band on Smokey Joe’s patio. (8 p.m. March 15; 2903 S.W. Sixth Ave.; 806-331-6698)

The James Cook Band: Enjoy a night of Texas country at the Western Horseman. (10 p.m. March 15; 2501 E. Interstate 40; 806-379-6555, Ext. 2999)

Tom Buechi: The Amarillo one-man band offers a brunch show at the Western Horseman. (11 a.m. March 16; 2501 E. Interstate 40; 806-379-6555, Ext. 2999)

Yvonne Perea: The Amarillo musician offers dinner entertainment at Pescaraz. (6 p.m. March 16; 3415 S. Bell St., Unit K; 806-350-5430)

Scrambled Eggs: The Amarillo party band mixes it up on Smokey Joe’s patio. (8 p.m. March 16; 2903 S.W. Sixth Ave.; 806-331-6698)

Gone Country: Enjoy a night of ’90s country at the Western Horseman. (9 p.m. March 16; 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. March 18; 2903 S.W. Sixth Ave.; 806-331-6698)

C.J. Rodgers and Grant Fithen: The Amarillo duo tosses tunes at Buffalo Wild Wings. (8 p.m. March 19; 9511 E. Interstate 40; 806-335-2204)

Hank Vincent: The Amarillo country singer serves up tunes at Pondaseta Brewing Co. (8 p.m. March 20; 7500 S.W. 45th Ave.; 806-418-6282)

Roman Carbajal: The Amarillo rocker brings the noise underground to the Barfield’s Paramount Recreation Club speakeasy. (7 p.m. March 20; 600 S. Polk St.; 806-414-2200)

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)

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)

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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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