Play Here's Music Picks for the weekend of Oct. 21 and beyond
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By Chip Chandler — Digital Content Producer
Your music options cover the whole gamut this weekend and beyond. Check here to find all the tunes you need.
El Trio Cortez will perform at 7 p.m. Friday at the downtown restaurant, 727 S. Polk St. Call 806-373-8889.
The Jazztober concert series concludes with the Amarillo College Jazz Band at 6 p.m. Tuesday on the chamber grounds, 1000 S. Polk St. The concert is free, and attendees should bring blankets and chairs. Call 806-373-7800.
The bar, 3121 S.W. Sixth Ave., will feature Amarillo country band Lee Scheetz & Borderline at 10 p.m. Friday; cover is $5. Then, Amarillo rock band The Last Cigarette will play at 10 p.m. Saturday; cover is $5. Call 806-803-9063.
Amarillo bluesman Stew Moss will perform at 7 p.m. Friday, Saturday and Sunday at the restaurant, 7701 E. Interstate 40. Call 806-372-6000.
Pete Y Los Releros will perform at 6:30 p.m. Friday at the restaurant, 2822 S.W. Sixth Ave. Jackie Haney plays at 6:30 p.m. Wednesdays. Call 806-220-2395.
Amarillo country band Midnight Express will perform at 8 p.m. Saturday at the bar, 3101 S.W. Sixth Ave. There's no cover charge. Call 806-373-9149.
Amarillo singer-songwriter James Owen will play at 9:30 p.m. Friday and DJ Gemini will spin for a 9:30 p.m. Saturday show at the bar, 703 S. Polk St. There's no cover. Call 806-376-8180.
Jason Patrick will play at 9 p.m. Friday at the restaurant, 6103 S. Coulter St., Suite 200; there's no cover. Heath Seager will perform at 9 p.m. Saturday. And Cloud Seed and Big Chief Tablet will perform at 8 p.m. Oct. 27. Call 806-376-5286.
The Jack C'Ryver Band will play at 9:30 p.m. Friday at the bar, 3101 S.W. 26th Ave. There's no cover. Call 806-351-0757.
Campfire Cassettes, a California folk band, will perform at 9 p.m. Tuesday at the coffee shop, 2812 S.W. Sixth Ave. Then, Pleasures, a self-described "dark 'n doomy" band, will play at 9 p.m. Oct. 27. Shows are free, but donations are accepted. Call 806-322-1806.
The FireSongs concert series continues at 7 p.m. Tuesdays at the restaurant, 7306 S.W. 34th Ave., Suite 10, with Amarillo singer-songwriter Eddie Esler. The shows are free, but you'll want to enjoy dinner with your tunes. Call 806-331-2232.
Folk singer Andy Chase performs at 6:30 p.m. Tuesdays at the local pizza franchise’s original location, 2803 Civic Circle. Call 806-322-5575.
Los Cuatros Compadres will perform at 6:30 p.m. Friday at the restaurant, 1401 S. Arthur St. Call 806-372-4593.
Next to Kin will play at 8:30 p.m. Friday at the bar and restaurant, 7145 S. Bell St., followed by a duo show by members Danielle Gerber and Jeff Gerber at 8:30 p.m. Saturday. There's no cover. Call 806-398-9991.
Golden Light Cantina
Amarillo blues rocker Cody Jasper will perform with Amarillo country-rock band Eddie & The Eat at 10 p.m. Friday at the cantina, 2906 S.W. Sixth Ave.; cover is $8. Then, Americana band The Buffalo Ruckus will return for a 10 p.m. Oct. 27 show; cover is $5. Call 806-374-9237.
Texas country singer and "The Voice" contestant Austin Allsup will perform at 10 p.m. Friday at the bar, 2424 Hobbs Road; cover is $10. Don't miss my interview with Allsup about his experience thus far on the show and his fascinating family background. Then, Texas group Blue Water Highway Band will play at 10 p.m. Saturday; cover is $10, and here's my last interview with the guys. Shane Rogers will give a free show after Monday Night Football on Monday, Texas blues-rocker Van Darien will give a free show at 10 p.m. Wednesday, and Amarillo native and international music star Rodney Branigan will come home for a 10 p.m. Oct. 27 show; cover is $10, and I'll have an interview with Branigan up next week. Plus, the bar's happy hour performances continue: The Solano Project on Tuesdays, Johnny Reverb Holston with Marc Durham and Jay Weeks on Wednesdays and Bobby McCauley of The Cassettes on Thursdays. Happy hour shows start at 5:45, and there's no cover. Call 806-358-9560.
Jason Hodges will perform at 10 p.m. Saturday at the bar, 1219 S.W. 10th Ave.; there's no cover. Call 806-677-6450.
Amarillo singer-songwriter Clark Griffin will perform at 9 p.m. Friday at the restaurant/bar, 410 15th St. in Canyon. There's no cover. Call 806-452-8004.
Polk Street Jazz will perform at 7 p.m. Oct. 27 at the downtown party venue, 707 S. Polk St. Cover is $10. Call 806-683-2126.
Amarillo bluesman Johnny Reverb Holston will perform at 8 p.m. Friday at the restaurant, 2108 Paramount Blvd. There's no cover. Call 806-463-7900.
Music on the patio at the Mexican eatery, 7312 Wallace Blvd., will include Shane Rogers from 1 to 3 and 5 to 8 p.m. Sunday. There's no cover. Call 806-331-8226.
Arizona blues-rocker Wes Williams will give a solo show at 10 p.m. Friday the bar, 2511 S.W. Sixth Ave.; cover is $5. Then, L.A. rock band Slant will perform with Super Moon at 10 p.m. Saturday; cover is $5. Call 806-367-9840.
Country singers Corey Kent White, a former Voice contestant, and Jon Langston, who just got off the road with Luke Bryan, will perform at 9 p.m. Friday at the bar, 4400 S. Georgia St.; tickets are $10 in advance or $15 on the day of the show. Then, Texas favorites Randy Rogers Band will return for a 9 pm. Saturday show; tickets are $17 in advance or $20 day of show for ages 21 and oler or $23 for ages 18 to 20. Call 806-358-7083.
Andy Chase will play around 7 p.m. Friday on the patio of the restaurant, 700 S. Taylor St., followed at 7 p.m. Saturday by James Owens. Call 806-220-2588.
Amarillo singer-songwriter Mike Fuller will play at 6:30 p.m. Friday at the restaurant, 3415 S. Bell St., Suite K. And singer-songwriter Yvonne Perea will perform at 6:30 p.m. Saturday. There's no cover. Call 806-350-5430.
Amarillo rock bands Sativa Ro and Mind Plays will play 9 p.m. Friday at the bar, 2801 Virginia Circle; cover is $5. Pampa singer-songwriter David Swafford will play at 9 p.m. Saturday; there's no cover. And Gabe Marinez of Boss 420 will play an acoustic show at 9 p.m. Tuesday; there's no cover. Call 806-352-3317.
The bar, 701 S. Georgia St., will host a Halloween pre-party at 10 p.m. Oct. 27 with West Coast hip-hop artists Luck & Lana, a new project from underground MC Luckyiam of the Living Legends crew and Lana Shea. There's no cover charge. Call 806-342-9000.
Sam Houston Park
The Top of Texas Hip-Hop Jam Festival runs from 4 to 9:30 p.m. Saturday in the park, Line Avenue and Western Street. On the bill for the free show are acts like Big Gip, Eroc, Loco Foundation, Anthitetik, Mo Heekin, Troublemann, IC3 Wta Ent., Ike-G, King Thoed, Eyez Lo, Merc Ent., Dough Boy, J Starr, Cadace, Dubb Star, Playboi Fresh and J Pe$o, among others. Call 310-658-0906, 806881-3619 or 806-626-7712.
Amarillo country band Panhandle Wind will play at 9 p.m. Friday and Saturday at the bar, 609 S. Independence St. Cover is $5 for guys and free for women. Call 806-356-0873.
Amarillo rock band Hed Change will perform at 10 p.m. Friday at the bar, 4100 Bushland Blvd.; cover is $5. Then, recently reunited Amarillo rockers Rock Bottom will play at 10 p.m. Saturday; cover is $5. And Chaotic Resemblence, an Oklahoma metal band, will perform at 10 p.m. Tuesday; cover is $5. Call 806-355-6600.
Amarillo band The Solano Project will perform at 8 p.m. Saturday at the restaurant, 2903 S.W. Sixth Ave. There's no cover. Call 806-331-6698.
DJ Panda spins for Latin Nights at 10 p.m. Thursdays, Fridays and Sundays at the bar, 4001 E. Interstate 40.
Singer Victor Gallegos will perform at 6 p.m. Friday at the restaurant, 3410 S. Coulter St. Call 806-331-6249.
Tejano Wild West
DJ Tino D spins tunes at 9 p.m. Fridays at the bar, 1200 S.E. 10th Ave. Call 806-340-3313.
Buster Bledsoe will play a solo acoustic show at 9 p.m. Tuesday at the bar, 7150 S. Bell St. Call 806-418-4482.
Rusty Cooper will perform at 9:30 p.m. Saturday at the club, 2501 E. Interstate 40. Cover is $5 for men, free for women. Call 806-379-6555, ext. 2999.
Amarillo native Ruben Baca returns for an 8 p.m. Sunday show at the bar, 711 S.W. 10th Ave. Call 806-331-7305.
Maggie Burt hosts an open jam at 9 p.m. Tuesdays at Hoots Pub. ... The Van Notes host at 9 p.m. Tuesdays at 6th Street Saloon, 609 S. Independence St. ... Lee Scheetz host open mic nights at 9 p.m. Wednesdays at Whiskey River, 4001 S.W. 51st Ave. …Buster Bledsoe hosts an open-mic night at 7 p.m. Wednesdays at Buffalo's Cafe, 2811 Fourth Ave. in Canyon. ... Loudmouth Tooley hosts open-mic nights at 8:30 p.m. Wednesdays at Leftwoods, 2511 S.W. Sixth Ave. ... Skooterz holds open-mic nights at 10 p.m. Wednesdays. ... Clint Culwell hosts open mics at 9 p.m. Thursdays at Austin’s Texas Pub. ... Tommy Davis hosts open-mic nights at 9 p.m. Thursdays at 6th Street Saloon.
Buffalo Cafe, 2811 Fourth Ave. in Canyon, features B-Man's Karaoke at 9 p.m. Thursdays. ... 6th Street Saloon 609 S. Independence, features B-Man's Karaoke at 9 p.m. Wednesdays. ... Whiskey River, 4001 S.W. 51st Ave., features karaoke with DJ Ronnie at 9 p.m. Tuesdays.
(Thanks to Amarillo Music Scene on Facebook for help in compiling these. Check there for daily updates. All listings are subject to change.)