Drinking / dining events

Boyd’s BBQ Bash: The barbecue supply store hosts a day full of music, samples and demonstrations. (10 a.m. to 2 p.m. May 18; 7154 Canyon Drive; 806-356-9102)

Live music

Dan “The Piano Man” Hanson: The Amarillo musician tickles the ivories every Thursday at Public House. (5:30 p.m. May 16, 23 and 30; 3333 S. Coulter St.; 806-398-7777)

Tennessee Tuckness: The favorite Amarillo singer offers dinner entertainment at Pescaraz. (6 p.m. May 16; 3415 S. Bell St., Unit K; 806-350-5430)

Insufficient Funds: The Amarillo party band offers music under the evening sky on Crush’s rooftop. (7 p.m. May 16; 627 S. Polk St.; 806-418-2011)

Loudmouth Tooley: The Amarillo rocker offers tunes with your slices at Big Jim’s Pizza Co. (7 p.m. May 16; 3801 Olsen Blvd., Unit 9; 806-352-5050)

Ty Blackburn: The Amarillo country singer saddles up for a show at the Western Horseman. (7 p.m. May 16; 2501 E. Interstate 40; 806-379-6555, Ext. 2999)

Dale Smith: The Amarillo country singer kicks off the weekend at Smokey Joe’s patio. (8 p.m. May 16; 2903 S.W. Sixth Ave.; 806-331-6698)

Yvonne Perea: The Amarillo singer sings for her (and your!) dinner at Pescaraz. (6 p.m. May 17; 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. May 17 and 24; 700 S. Taylor St.; 806-220-2258)

Bomb City Groove: The Amarillo funk band continues the summer music season at Shark Beach Burgers. (7 p.m. May 17; 1505 E. Farm-to-Market Road 1151; 806-335-5644)

James Owens: The Amarillo singer hoists a few tunes to celebrate his birthday at Old Tascosa Taproom and Brewery. (7 p.m. May 17; 3100 S.W. Sixth Ave.; 806-681-4050)

Willie Jack: The Amarillo singer takes the stage at the Golden Light Beer & Wine Garden. (7 p.m. May 17; 6014 S. Western St.; 806-221-2337)

Boss 420: The Amarillo rock band rolls up a good time with an Amarillo favorite on Smokey Joe’s patio. (8 p.m. May 17; 2903 S.W. Sixth Ave.; 806-331-6698)

Erratic Soul B-Day Bash: The Amarillo rapper celebrates with buddies Psyck, Almighty S.I.G.H, Angelina, E.N.B., Dude-Man and Yellow City Comedy at Zombiez Bar & Grill. (8 p.m. May 17; 711 S. 10th Ave.; cover $10; 806-331-7305)

The Tulsa Doom: The Amarillo surf-rock band blows the roof off in a show atop Crush. (8 p.m. May 17; 627 S. Polk St.; 806-418-2011)

Gary Nix & West Texas: Enjoy old-school country at the Western Horseman. (9 p.m. May 17; 2501 E. Interstate 40; 806-379-6555, Ext. 2999)

Rio Luna Jazz Trio: Get jazzy at The 806 Coffee + Lounge. (9 p.m. May 17; 2812 S.W. Sixth Ave.; no cover, donations accepted; 806-322-1806)

Yvonne Perea: Enjoy a midday show with the Amarillo songstress at the Western Horseman. (11 a.m. May 18; 2501 E. Interstate 40; 806-379-6555, Ext. 2999)

Colton Amerson: The Amarillo country singer offers an afternoon show at Sad Monkey Mercantile. (3 p.m. May 18; 9800 Texas Highway 217; 806-488-2658)

Sheldon Rohling: The Amarillo country singer offers an outdoor show at Bar Z Winery. (5 p.m. May 18; 19290 Farm-to-Market Road 1541; cover $5; 806-488-2214)

Colton Amerson: The Amarillo country singer offers dinner music every other Saturday at Valore. (6 p.m. May 18; 900 S. Tyler St.; 806-545-7372)

Mike Fuller: The Amarillo singer brings tasty tunes to Pescaraz. (6 p.m. May 18; 3415 S. Bell St., Unit K; 806-350-5430)

Beyond Country: The Amarillo duo rocks out at Teddy Jack’s. (7 p.m. May 18; 5080 S. Coulter St.; 806-322-0113)

Cameron James Smith: The Amarillo country singer takes to the sand at Shark Beach Burgers. (7 p.m. May 18; 1505 E. Farm-to-Market Road 1151; 806-335-5644)

Jackie Haney & The Geezers Gone Wild: The Amarillo oldie band rocks out on the patio at Savór. (7 p.m. May 18; 7669 Hillside Road, Suite 600; 806-310-2600)

The Josh Abbott Band: The Lubbock country stars officially open The Lumberyard, Canyon’s newest event center and future restaurant. (7 p.m. May 18; 850 N. 23rd St.; tickets $30; 806- 804-3000)

Steven Birkenfeld: The regional country singer takes the stage at the Golden Light Beer & Wine Garden. (7 p.m. May 18; 6014 S. Western St.; 806-221-2337)

Shane Rogers: The country singer brings the noise to Canyon’s West Texas Sports Grill. (8 p.m. May 18; 1512 Fifth Ave., Suite 204, in Canyon; 806-452-7135)

Tennessee Tuckness: The Amarillo songstress brings her friends along to play under the evening sky on Crush’s rooftop. (8 p.m. May 18; 627 S. Polk St.; 806-418-2011)

Velvet Funk: The Amarillo party band returns to Smokey Joe’s patio. (8 p.m. May 18; 2903 S.W. Sixth Ave.; 806-331-6698)

LottoRPG and Belted Sweater: The indie bands team up for a show at The 806 Coffee + Lounge. (9 p.m. May 18; 2812 S.W. Sixth Ave.; no cover, donations accepted; 806-322-1806)

Mark Patterson: The Pampa country singer hits the stage for a show at the Western Horseman. (9 p.m. May 18; 2501 E. Interstate 40; 806-379-6555, Ext. 2999)

Ghosts of Gray County: The regional rock band’s acoustic duo offers a brunch show at Drunken Oyster. (11 a.m. May 19; 7606 S.W. 45th Ave.; 806-342-2500)

Ace Rodriguez: The Amarillo guitarist plays the Sunday blues at Smokey Joe’s. (3 p.m. May 19; 2903 S.W. Sixth Ave.; 806-331-6698)

Arieon Keller: Enjoy a midday show with the Amarillo songstress at the Western Horseman. (3:30 p.m. May 19; 2501 E. Interstate 40; 806-379-6555, Ext. 2999)

Plemons Bridge: The indie Amarillo band offers an afternoon show at Sad Monkey Mercantile. (4 p.m. May 19; 9800 Texas Highway 217; 806-488-2658)

May Jazz Jam: Bring your own horn to join the fun at The 806 Coffee + Lounge. (9 p.m. May 19; 2812 S.W. Sixth Ave.; no cover, donations accepted; 806-322-1806)

James Owens: The Amarillo singer fights the Monday blahs every other week at Smokey Joe’s. (8 p.m. May 20; 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. May 21 and 28; 2803 Civic Circle; 806-322-5575)

Jade Ramos: The Amarillo singer headlines a Ladies Night at the Western Horseman. (7 p.m. May 21; 2501 E. Interstate 40; 806-379-6555, Ext. 2999)

Lindi Leigh: The Amarillo singer offers dinner music at Big Jim’s Pizza Co. (7 p.m. May 21; 3801 Olsen Blvd., Unit 9; 806-352-5050)

Brad Sanders: The Stray Sons singer tosses tunes at Buffalo Wild Wings. (8 p.m. May 21; 9511 E. Interstate 40; 806-335-2204)

Wibby Wednesday: Six Car Pub & Brewery continues its patio season with music from Velvet Funk. (5 p.m. May 22; no cover; 625 S. Polk St.; 806-576-3396)

Andy Chase: One of Amarillo’s favorite singer-songwriters offers tunes every Wednesday at Public House. (6 p.m. May 22 and 29; 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. May 22 and 29; 2903 S.W. Sixth Ave.; 806-331-6698)

Tennessee Tuckness: The Amarillo folk singer offers favorites at Pescaraz. (6 p.m. May 23; 3415 S. Bell St., Unit K; 806-350-5430)

Jen Wilson: The local singer offers tunes with your slices at Big Jim’s Pizza Co. (7 p.m. May 23; 3801 Olsen Blvd., Unit 9; 806-352-5050)

Nelson McKinney: The Amarillo country singer kicks off the weekend at Smokey Joe’s patio. (8 p.m. May 23; 2903 S.W. Sixth Ave.; 806-331-6698)

Plemons Bridge: The Amarillo indie band takes the stage at Zombiez Bar & Grill. (6 p.m. May 24; 711 S. 10th Ave.; cover $10; 806-331-7305)

Tennessee Tuckness: The Amarillo singer brings tasty tunes to Pescaraz. (6 p.m. May 24; 3415 S. Bell St., Unit K; 806-350-5430)

Black Tie Revolt and Deep Diver: The Amarillo rock bands team up to celebrate the summer music season at Shark Beach Burgers. (7 p.m. May 24; 1505 E. Farm-to-Market Road 1151; 806-335-5644)

Jack Cryver: Prepare for a good time with the Amarillo country-rocker on Smokey Joe’s patio. (8 p.m. May 24; 2903 S.W. Sixth Ave.; 806-331-6698)

Jim Kono: The Amarillo singer offers an outdoor show at Bar Z Winery. (5 p.m. May 25; 19290 Farm-to-Market Road 1541; cover $5; 806-488-2214)

Mike Fuller: The Amarillo singer offers a dinner show at Pescaraz. (6 p.m. May 25; 3415 S. Bell St., Unit K; 806-350-5430)

Lone Star Skynyrd: Pretty sure you won’t have to beg for “Free Bird” when the Lynyrd Skynyrd tribute band takes to the sand at Shark Beach Burgers. (7:30 p.m. May 25; 1505 E. Farm-to-Market Road 1151; 806-335-5644)

Bryan Robertson: The Amarillo country singer returns to Smokey Joe’s patio. (8 p.m. May 25; 2903 S.W. Sixth Ave.; 806-331-6698)

Ri Wolf & The Prairie Hawks: The Amarillo country band rocks out at Pondaseta Brewing Co. (8 p.m. May 25; 7500 S.W. 45th Ave.; 806-418-6282)

The Powell Brothers: The touring Texas country band hits town for a show at the Western Horseman. (9 p.m. May 25; 2501 E. Interstate 40; 806-379-6555, Ext. 2999)

Traveler and Antebellum: Chris Stapleton and Lady A tribute bands take to the sand at Shark Beach Burgers. (7:30 p.m. May 26; 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. May 27; 2903 S.W. Sixth Ave.; 806-331-6698)

Amy Hart: The Amarillo singer offers dinner music at Big Jim’s Pizza Co. (7 p.m. May 28; 3801 Olsen Blvd., Unit 9; 806-352-5050)

Ghosts of Gray County: The regional rock band’s acoustic duo rustles up a good time at Buffalo Wild Wings. (9 p.m. May 28; 5416 S. Coulter St.; 806-359-4386)

Luis Torres: The Amarillo singer rocks out in a midweek show at Bubba’s 33. (7 p.m. May 29; 2813 W. Interstate 40; 806-353-0033)

James Owens: The Amarillo singer offers dinner entertainment at Pescaraz. (6 p.m. May 30; 3415 S. Bell St., Unit K; 806-350-5430)

’90s Party on the Patio: DJ Katie Lynn Eddins brings fresh jams to Savór. (6 p.m. May 30; 7669 Hillside Road, Suite 600; 806-310-2600)

Tennessee Tuckness: The Amarillo favorite offers tunes with your slices at Big Jim’s Pizza Co. (7 p.m. May 30; 3801 Olsen Blvd., Unit 9; 806-352-5050)

Yvonne Perea: The Amarillo folk singer kicks off the weekend at Smokey Joe’s patio. (8 p.m. May 30; 2903 S.W. Sixth Ave.; 806-331-6698)

Maryland Sand: The touring indie band hits town for a show at The 806 Coffee + Lounge. (9 p.m. May 30; 2812 S.W. Sixth Ave.; no cover, donations accepted; 806-322-1806)

Miscellaneous entertainment

Muttfest: Celebrate 30 years of Amarillo SPCA’s pup-friendly fundraiser at Starlight Ranch Event Center, complete with food, live music, vendors and more. (noon to 5 p.m. May 19; 1415 Sunrise Drive; free; 806-290-2883 or 806-671-6115)

Bad Magik Music Fest: The San Jacinto neighborhood unites for this annual party in Sam Houston Park, featuring day-long sets from local bands, plus plenty of vendors and food trucks. (2 to 9 p.m. May 25; Line Avenue and Western Street; free; 806-322-1806)

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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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