Drinking/dining events

Sojourn Wine Dinner: Enjoy a five-course, chef-curated meal paired with Sojourn wines at Cask & Cork. (6:30 p.m. Oct. 19; 5461 McKenna Square, Suite 101; reservations $189; 806-410-1113)

Vintage Amarillo: Amarillo Symphony’s biennial fundraiser features a sensational, multi-course wine dinner and wine auction. (6 p.m. Oct. 21; Amarillo Club, 600 S. Tyler St.; tickets and sponsorships available; 806-376-8782)

Dinner in the Dark: Rely on senses beyond sight for this special Halloween-themed night at Savór. (7:30 p.m. Oct. 24; 7669 Hillside Road, Suite 600; reservations $100; 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. Oct. 19 and 26 and Nov. 2; 3333 S. Coulter St.; 806-398-7777)

Tennessee Tuckness: The Amarillo songstress serves up some tasty tunes at Pescaraz. (6 p.m. Oct. 19; 3415 S. Bell St., Unit K; 806-350-5430)

James Owens: The Amarillo singer kicks off the weekend at Smokey Joe’s. (7 p.m. Oct. 19; 2903 S.W. Sixth Ave.; 806-331-6698)

Dale Smith: The Amarillo singer fires it up at a show at Wesley’s BBQ. (5 p.m. Oct. 20; 6406 River Road; 806-381-2893)

Kayla Richardson: The Amarillo singer offers tunes with your slices at Big Jim’s Pizza Co. (7 p.m. Oct. 19; 3801 Olsen Blvd., Unit 9; 806-352-5050)

James Owens: The Amarillo singer sings for his (and your!) dinner at Pescaraz. (6 p.m. Oct. 20; 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. Oct. 20 and 27; 700 S. Taylor St.; 806-220-2258)

Ri Wolf: The Amarillo country singer hits the roof at The Barfield. (7 p.m. Oct. 20; 600 S. Polk St.; 806-414-2200)

Beyond Country: The Amarillo country band brings a hoedown to the beach at Shark Beach Burgers. (7 p.m. Oct. 20; 1505 E. Farm-to-Market Road 1151; 806-335-5644)

The CJS Band: Amarillo country singer Cameron James Smith’s new outfit brings the twang for a dinner show at Teddy Jack’s. (7 p.m. Oct. 20; 5080 S. Coulter St.; 806-322-0113)

Boss 420: The Amarillo party band rolls up some fun on Smokey Joe’s patio. (8 p.m. Oct. 20; 2903 S.W. Sixth Ave.; 806-331-6698)

Dale Smith: The Amarillo singer cooks up some tunes for a two-night stand at Tokyo Steakhouse. (8:30 p.m. Oct. 20 and 21; 5807 S.W. 45th Ave.; 806-358-8888)

Cameron James Smith: The Amarillo country singer continues Bar Z Winery’s outdoor music season. (5 p.m. Oct. 21; 19290 Farm-to-Market Road 1541; tickets $20; 806-488-2214)

Sax and Guitar: Enjoy some sultry tunes over Italian delights at Joe’s Pizza and Pasta. (5 p.m. Oct. 21; 19151 W. Interstate 40 in Bushland; 806-356-8191)

Tennessee Tuckness: The Amarillo songstress brings tasty tunes to Pescaraz. (6 p.m. Oct. 21; 3415 S. Bell St., Unit K; 806-350-5430)

Big G & The Tradewinds: The Amarillo band offers tasty dinner tunes at Savór. (7 p.m. Oct. 21; 7669 Hillside Road, Suite 600; 806-310-2600)

Jackie Haney & Geezers Gone Wild: The Amarillo classic rock band brings the noise to Shark Beach Burgers. (7 p.m. Oct. 21; 1505 E. Farm-to-Market Road 1151; 806-335-5644)

The Ty Blackburn Band: The Amarillo country band brings the party to Smokey Joe’s patio. (8 p.m. Oct. 21; 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. Oct. 22 and 29; 2903 S.W. Sixth Ave.; 806-331-6698)

Rien Nash: The Amarillo country singer offers an acoustic show on Crush’s rooftop. (7 p.m. Oct. 23; 627 S. Polk St.; 806-418-2011)

James Owens: The Amarillo singer fights back against the Monday blahs every other week at Smokey Joe’s. (8 p.m. Oct. 23; 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. Oct. 25 and Nov. 1; 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. Oct. 25 and Nov. 1; 2903 S.W. Sixth Ave.; 806-331-6698)

Clay Gibson: Enjoy tunes underground at The Barfield’s speakeasy with the country singer. (7 p.m. Oct. 25; 600 S. Polk St.; 806-414-2200)

Ty Blackburn: The Amarillo country singer offers tunes with your tacos every Wednesday at Fuzzy’s. (7 p.m. Oct. 25 and Nov. 1 7408 S.W. 34th Ave.; 806-352-8226)

James Owens: The Amarillo singer sings for his (and your!) dinner at Pescaraz in a two-night stand. (6 p.m. Oct. 26 and 27; 3415 S. Bell St., Unit K; 806-350-5430)

Ty Blackburn: The Amarillo country singer kicks off the weekend on Smokey Joe’s patio. (7 p.m. Oct. 26; 2903 S.W. Sixth Ave.; 806-331-6698)

Bryan Robertson: The Amarillo country singer smokes up a good show at Robinson’s Time Out BBQ. (7 p.m. Oct. 27; 3723 S.W. 58th Ave.; 806-418-7214)

Roman Carbajal: The Amarillo singer goes underground in The Barfield’s Paramount Recreation Club. (7 p.m. Oct. 27; 600 S. Polk St.; 806-414-2200)

Touching Voodoo: The Amarillo blues-rock band digs the sand in a show at Shark Beach Burgers. (7 p.m. Oct. 27; 1505 E. Farm-to-Market Road 1151; 806-335-5644)

Brass Wire Trio: The Amarillo band offers tasty dinner tunes at Savór. (7:30 p.m. Oct. 27; 7669 Hillside Road, Suite 600; 806-310-2600)

Lindsey Lane: The Amarillo country singer brings the fun to Smokey Joe’s patio. (8 p.m. Oct. 27; 2903 S.W. Sixth Ave.; 806-331-6698)

Yvonne Perea: The Amarillo folk singer offers dinner entertainment at Pescaraz. (6 p.m. Oct. 28; 3415 S. Bell St., Unit K; 806-350-5430)

Ri Wolf: The Amarillo country-rock singer offers an acoustic show at the Golden Light Beer & Wine Garden. (7 p.m. Oct. 28; 6014 S. Western St.; 806-221-2337)

Journey of a Lifetime: The Journey tribute band implores you to hold onto that fee-ee-ee-ee–lin at Shark Beach Burgers. (7 p.m. Oct. 28; 1505 E. Farm-to-Market Road 1151; 806-335-5644)

Moon Dog: The Amarillo rock band will howl on Smokey Joe’s patio. (8 p.m. Oct. 28; 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. Oct. 30; 2903 S.W. Sixth Ave.; 806-331-6698)

Mike Fuller: The Amarillo folk singer offers a chill night at Pescaraz. (6 p.m. Nov. 2; 3415 S. Bell St., Unit K; 806-350-5430)

Miscellaneous entertainment

Pints & Pups: Yellow City Pet Supply and Gracie’s Project will team with Pondaseta Brewing Co. to offer treats, doggy pools, limited-edition merchandise, adoptions, education and giveaways. (6 p.m. Oct. 19; 7500 S.W. 45th Ave.; 806-418-6282)

Shark Beach Karaoke: Take the stage yourself every Thursday at Shark Beach Burgers. (7 p.m. Oct. 19 and 26; 1505 E. Farm-to-Market Road 1151; 806-335-5644)

Fall Festival: Enjoy mead, music and food at this fifth-anniversary party for Creek House Honey Farm. (10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Oct. 21; 5005 Fourth Ave. in Canyon; 806-381-3446)

RockArillo: The Historic 6th Street on Route 66 Association hosts a family-friendly classic-rock celebration on the Mother Road, featuring music from Karma, Dude-Man and others at venues up and down the street, as well as food trucks, food specials in restaurants, and more. (10 a.m. to 1 a.m. Oct. 21; 1900 S.W. Sixth Ave.; free; 806-310-9503)

Home Brewed: Intro to Home Brewing: Amarillo High Plains Drafters co-host this buzzy educational opportunity at Don Harrington Discovery Center will feature battling keyboardists alongside dinner and live science demonstrations. (6:30 p.m. Oct. 27; 1200 Streit Drive; tickets $20; 806-355-9547)

Pondaseta Halloween: The brewing company gets into the season with crafts and candy for the kids, then DJ Rupert the Duke, a costume contest and candy/beer pairings for the adults. (noon to midnight Oct. 28; 7500 S.W. 45th Ave.; 806-418-6282)

Drunken Fright Night: Enjoy live music and enter the costume contest at Drunken Oyster. (6 p.m. Oct. 28; 7606 S.W. 45th Ave.; 806-418-6668)

Rooftop Halloween Costume Party: I mean, it’s all in the name for this holiday party at Crush. (7 p.m. Oct. 28; 627 S. Polk St.; 806-418-2011)

Day of the Dead: Amarillo artist Delores Maldonado hosts this annual celebration of those we’ve lost, featuring food specials, face painting, an exhibition and more. (6 to 9 p.m. Nov. 2; 7500 S.W. 45th Ave.; 806-418-6282)

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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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