Drinking & Dining Events

Goodbye Park Road 5 Pale Ale: 24 Hours in the Canyon hosts this farewell event for the Palo Duro Canyon-inspired beer at Pondaseta Brewing Co. (5 p.m. July 14; 7500 SW 45th Ave.; 806-418-6282)

Dinner in the Dark: You’ll dine blindfolded and see just how much your senses of taste and smell are heightened at this eyes-wide-shut dinner at Savór. (7:30 p.m. July 19; 7669 Hillside Road, Suite 600; reservations required; 806-310-2600)

Square Mile Benefit Dinner: Enjoy four courses of locally sourced meats and vegetables, paired with locally sourced wines, at this dinner at Brent’s Cafe. Proceeds benefit the Amarillo-based community development project. (6 p.m. July 21; 3701 Olsen Blvd.; $100 each or $175 per couple; reservations due July 16; 806-398-2160)

Huneeus Vintners Wine Dinner: Savor world-class pairings over four courses with this world-class wine label at this special occasion at Public House. (6:30 p.m. July 26; 3333 S. Coulter St., Suite A; $95 each; reservations required; 806-398-7777)

Swagger & Shine: Support worthy high school seniors at this scholarship fundraiser for Amarillo NAACP at Pondaseta Brewing Co. (7 p.m. July 28; 7500 SW 45th Ave.; tickets $50 advance, $60 at door; 806-881-6810 or 806-367-4348)

Live Music

Dan “The Piano Man” Hanson: The man with the magic touch plays every Thursday at Public House. (5:30 p.m. July 14 and 21; 3333 S. Coulter St., Suite A; 806-398-7777)

Touching Voodoo: The Amarillo blues-rock band provides tunes weekly at Smokey Joe’s. (6 p.m. July 14 and 21; 2903 SW Sixth Ave.; 806-331-6698)

The Stray Sons: The Amarillo country band brings the tunes to The Barfield’s rooftop patio. (6:30 p.m. July 14; 600 S. Polk St.; 806-414-2200)

Andy Chase: The beloved Amarillo troubadour offers a beachy night of tunes Thursdays at LandShark Burgers. (7 p.m. July 14 and 21; 1505 E. Farm-to-Market Road 1151; 806-335-5644)

Chawn Cook: The Amarillo rocker gives a one-man-show at Timeout Sports Bar & Grill. (7 p.m. July 14; 3723 SW 58th St., inside Amarillo Netplex; 806-418-7214)

JAMS String Quartet: What goes better with delectable honey-infused treats than a string quartet? Nothing, as you’ll see at Honey Buzz Winery. (11:30 a.m. July 16; 5005 Fourth Ave. in Canyon; 806-381-3446)

The Solano Project: The venerable Amarillo rock band hits the beach at LandShark Burgers. (7 p.m. July 16; 1505 E. Farm-to-Market Road 1151; 806-335-5644)

Tom Buechi: The busy one-man-band offers tunes over your pizza at Mickey’s Place. (7 p.m. July 16; 1512 Fifth Ave., Suite 103 in Canyon; 806-452-7320)

Tom Buechi: Dig some classic rock and blues in an afternoon show at The Handle Bar & Grill. (3 p.m. July 17 and 22; 3514 SW Sixth Ave.; 806-803-9538)

Andy Chase: One of Amarillo’s favorite singer-songwriters offers tunes every Wednesday at Public House. (6 p.m. July 20; 3333 S. Coulter St., Suite A; 806-398-7777)

Chad Miller: The singer-songwriter takes it down for a show at The Barfield’s speakeasy. (7 p.m. July 20; 600 S. Polk St.; 806-414-2200)

Rhett Uhland: The Canyon-based country singer will rock out on The Barfield’s rooftop patio. (6:30 p.m. July 21; 600 S. Polk St.; 806-414-2200)

JAMS String Quartet: Sip lattes and take in classically inspired tunes and art from Kegan Hollis at Strata Coffee Bar. (7 p.m. July 22; 7560 Outlook Drive, #100; 806-350-8385)

Roman Carbajal Band: Listen to tunes from the Amarillo country band while enjoying fine Cajun-inspired cuisine at Drunken Oyster. (7:30 p.m. July 22; 7606 SW 45th Ave.; 806-418-6668)

Cameron James Smith & The Band Monarch: The popular young Amarillo band will bring country and rock to diners at LandShark Burgers. (7 p.m. July 23; 1505 E. Farm-to-Market Road 1151; 806-335-5644)

Jeff Canada: The singer-songwriter goes underground for a show at The Barfield’s speakeasy. (7 p.m. July 27; 600 S. Polk St.; 806-414-2200)

Tom Buechi: Tipple some beers while enjoying blues and classic rock at Pondaseta Brewing Co. (7 p.m. July 27; 7500 S.W. 45th Ave.; 806-418-6282)

Miscellaneous Entertainment

Trivia Night: Come prepared to win at this weekly contest at Hooters. (8 p.m. July 19; 8101 W. Interstate 40; 806-353-9199)

Trivia Thursdays: Get your quiz on weekly at Six Car Pub & Brewery. (7 p.m. July 14 and 21; 625 S. Polk St.; 806-576-3396)

Comedy Night: Yellow City Comedy brings the chuckles to Pondaseta Brewing Co. (9 p.m. July 16; 7500 SW 45th Ave.; cover $10; 806-418-6282)

Summer Slam: Celebrate Palace Coffee’s first year in its Wolflin location with food from The Brunch Truck, drink specials from The Royal Bar and a latte art showdown pitting veteran and newbie baristas. (5 p.m. July 24; 2646 Wolflin Ave.; no cover; 806-476-0111, Ext. 4)

Author

  • 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.