Drinking/dining events

Date Night Pastabilities: Chef Tyler Ryen offers lessons in making your own pasta in this special event at Savór. (10 a.m. to 3 p.m. May 23; 7669 Hillside Road, Suite 600; reservations $125; 806-310-2600)

Memorial Day Brunch: While giving thanks to those who’ve sacrificed, relax and enjoy a summery meal. (11 a.m. May 29; 7606 S.W. 45th Ave.; 806-418-6668)

Memorial Day Brunch: Savór offers a Monday brunch as a way to extend the celebration of the holiday weekend. (11 a.m. May 29; 7669 Hillside Road, Suite 600; 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. May 18 and 25 and June 1; 3333 S. Coulter St.; 806-398-7777)

Danny Freeze: The Amarillo folk singer provides tunes over your meal at Crackin’ Crab. (6 p.m. May 18; 3350 S. Soncy Road; 806-437-1555)

Jonathan Guidi and Jason Hodges: The Amarillo blues-rockers provide tunes weekly on Thursdays at Smokey Joe’s. (6 p.m. May 18 and 25 and June 1; 2903 S.W. Sixth Ave.; 806-331-6698)

Yvonne Perea: The Amarillo singer-songwriter offers tasty tunes along with your dinner at Pescaraz. (6 p.m. May 18; 3415 S. Bell St., Unit K; 806-350-5430)

Buster Bledsoe: The Amarillo country singer headlines J’s Bar & Grill’s party on the patio. (7 p.m. May 18; 3130 S. Soncy Road, Suite 100; 806-358-2222)

Dr. T: The Amarillo singer serves up tunes at Big Jim’s Pizza Co. (7 p.m. May 18; 3801 Olsen Blvd., Unit 9; 806-352-5050)

Tennessee Tuckness: The Amarillo songstress spices up the night with a gig at Pescaraz. (6 p.m. May 19; 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 19 and 26; 700 S. Taylor St.; 806-220-2258)

Cameron James Smith: The Amarillo country singer hits the beach at Shark Beach Burgers. (7 p.m. May 19; 1505 E. Farm-to-Market Road 1151; 806-335-5644)

Rhett Uhland and Collin Judd: The Amarillo country singers offer tunes with your burgers and beer at the Golden Light Beer & Wine Garden. (7 p.m. May 19; 6014 S. Western St.; 806-221-2337)

Ri Wolf: The Amarillo country singer offers downtown tunes on The Barfield’s rooftop bar. (7 p.m. May 19; 600 S. Polk St.; no cover; 806-414-2200)

Touching Voodoo: The Amarillo blues-rockers tap into Georgia Street Taphouse. (7 p.m. May 19, 2001 S. Georgia St.; 806-803-7000)

The Tweeks: The Amarillo party band offers tunes over dinner at Teddy Jack’s. (7 p.m. May 19; 5080 S. Coulter St.; 806-322-0113)

Tom Buechi: The one-man band offers dinner music at Metropolitan–A Speakeasy. (7:30 p.m. May 19; 9181 Town Square Blvd., Suite 1201; 806-242-0117)

Boss 420: The Amarillo rock band gets its kicks on Route 66 during a night at Smokey Joe’s. (8 p.m. May 19; 2903 S.W. Sixth Ave.; 806-331-6698)

Caitlann Butler: Bar Z Winery’s outdoor music season continues with tunes from this Amarillo-area country singer. (5 p.m. May 20; 19290 Farm-to-Market Road 1541; cover $5; 806-488-2214)

Dave McNear: The singer grills up a good time at Red River Steakhouse. (6 p.m. May 20; 4332 S.W. 45th Ave.; 806-316-5082)

Yvonne Perea: The Amarillo singer-songwriter offers dinner tunes at Pescaraz. (6 p.m. May 20; 3415 S. Bell St., Unit K; 806-350-5430)

The Tweeks: The Amarillo party band hits the sand for a show at Shark Beach Burgers. (7 p.m. May 20; 1505 E. Farm-to-Market Road 1151; 806-335-5644)

Rak-45: The Amarillo rockers load up for a show at Bomb City Distillery. (8 p.m. May 20; 306 S. Cleveland St.; 806-220-2662)

Tennessee Tuckness: The Amarillo songstress offers sweet music at Smokey Joe’s. (8 p.m. May 20; 2903 S.W. Sixth Ave.; 806-331-6698)

Tom Buechi: The Amarillo one-man-band offers tunes with your brews at Pondaseta Brewing Co. (8 p.m. May 20; 7500 S.W. 45th Ave.; no cover; 806-418-6282)

Ace Rodriguez: The Amarillo rock guitarist offers tunes every Sunday at Smokey Joe’s. (3 p.m. May 21 and 28; 2903 S.W. Sixth Ave.; 806-331-6698)

James Owens: The Amarillo singer fights back against the Monday blahs every other week at Smokey Joe’s. (8 p.m. May 22; 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 23 and 30; 2803 Civic Circle; 806-322-5575)

Andy Chase: One of Amarillo’s favorite singer-songwriters offers tunes every Wednesday at Public House. (6 p.m. May 24 and 31; 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 24 and 31; 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. May 24 and 31; 7408 S.W. 34th Ave.; 806-352-8226)

Party on the Patio: The Alma Quartet jazz combo offers an outdoor Sinatra night at Savór. (5 p.m. May 25; 7669 Hillside Road, Suite 600; 806-310-2600)

Mike Fuller: The Amarillo folk singer-songwriter offers a night of mellow favorites at Pescaraz. (6 p.m. May 25; 3415 S. Bell St., Unit K; 806-350-5430)

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. May 25; 6014 S. Western St.; 806-221-2337)

James Owens: The Amarillo singer-songwriter offers tasty tunes along with your dinner at Pescaraz. (6 p.m. May 26; 3415 S. Bell St., Unit K; 806-350-5430)

Touching Voodoo: The Amarillo blues-rockers headline a sixth-anniversary party at The Handle Bar & Grill. (7 p.m. May 26; 3514 S.W. Sixth Ave.; 806-803-9538)

Jennifer Westwood and Dylan Dunbar: The touring country singers get their kicks on Route 66 during a night at Smokey Joe’s. (8 p.m. May 26; 2903 S.W. Sixth Ave.; 806-331-6698)

Joel White: Bar Z Winery’s outdoor music season continues with tunes from this singer. (5 p.m. May 27; 19290 Farm-to-Market Road 1541; cover $5; 806-488-2214)

Mike Fuller: The Amarillo singer-songwriter brings delicious music to Pescaraz. (6 p.m. May 27; 3415 S. Bell St., Unit K; 806-350-5430)

Cameron James Smith: The Amarillo country singer and Monarch frontman offers tunes over dinner at Teddy Jack’s. (7 p.m. May 27; 5080 S. Coulter St.; 806-322-0113)

Escape: Shark Beach Burgers kicks off a summer of tribute concerts with this Journey cover band. (7 p.m. May 27; 1505 E. Farm-to-Market Road 1151; 806-335-5644)

Rak-45: The Amarillo rock band makes some noise at Smokey Joe’s. (8 p.m. May 27; 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. May 29; 2903 S.W. Sixth Ave.; 806-331-6698)

Miscellaneous entertainment

Shark Beach Karaoke: Take the stage yourself every Thursday at the newly rebranded Shark Beach Burgers. (7 p.m. May 18 and 25 and June 1; 1505 E. Farm-to-Market Road 1151; 806-335-5644)

Yellow City Comedy Night: The local comedy troupe brings the laughs to Pondaseta Brewing Co. (9 p.m. May 19; 7500 S.W. 45th Ave.; tickets $12; 806-418-6282)

’90s Night: Strata Coffee Co. will test your knowledge of turn-of-the-century trivia. (7 p.m. May 20; 7560 Outlook Dr.; 806-350-8385)

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.

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