Play Here's Music Picks for the weekend of Aug. 19 and beyond
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The Tejas Brothers will perform today at Golden Light Cantina.

By Chip Chandler — Digital Content Producer

Rock, retro, Tejano, country, contemporary Christian and more: You'll find a little of almost every kind of music around Amarillo this weekend and beyond.


Acapulco Mexican Restaurant

El Trio Cortez will perform at 7 p.m. today at the downtown restaurant, 727 S. Polk St.


Amarillo Botanical Gardens

The Music in the Gardens series concludes with jazz band Patrick Swindell & Pizzazz at 7 p.m. Aug. 25; doors open at 6 p.m. Admission is $10 for nonmembers and $5 for members.


Amarillo Community Market

Mark Erickson of Comanche Moon will provide tunes during this weekend's market hours from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday around the grounds of the Amarillo Chamber of Commerce, 1000 S. Polk St.


Austin’s Texas Pub

The bar, 3121 S.W. Sixth Ave., will feature singer-songwriter Kayla Ray at 10 p.m. today; cover is $5. DJ Corbin Cary will spin tunes for Sunday Funday beginning around 2 p.m. And Playa Lake will perform with Jacob Metcalf of The Fox and the Bird at 10 p.m. Aug. 25; cover is $5.


The Big Texan Steak Ranch

Amarillo bluesman Stew Moss will perform at 7 p.m. today at the restaurant, 7701 E. Interstate 40.


BL Bistro

Maggie Burt will play a happy hour show at 6 p.m. today at the eatery, 2203 S. Austin St.


Bracero’s Mexican Bar & Grill

Pete Y Los Releros will perform at 6:30 p.m. today at the restaurant, 2822 S.W. Sixth Ave. Jackie Haney plays at 6:30 p.m. Wednesdays.


Broken Spoke Lounge

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Amarillo rockers Sativa Ro will perform at 9 p.m. Saturday at the bar, 3101 S.W. Sixth Ave. There's no cover charge.


Buffalo's Cafe

Amarillo singer Tyler Higgins will perform at 9 p.m. Saturday at the cafe, 2811 Fourth Ave. in Canyon. 


Burger Bar

Matt Lemburg & Friends will play at 7 p.m. today, and Brian Wynne, Brandon Todd and Justin Harmon will swap songs at 7:30 p.m. Saturday at the restaurant, 614 S. Polk St.


Butler's Martini Bar

Amarillo duo Marcus & Jamie will perform at 9:30 p.m. today at the bar, 703 S. Polk St. DJ Gemini will spin tunes at 9:30 p.m. Saturday. There's no cover.


The Church at Quail Creek

American Idol alum Danny Gokey will perform with Kristian Stanfill, Capital Kings and Hollyn for the Positive Hits tour at 7 p.m. Tuesday at the church, 801 Tascosa Road. Ticketsrange from $15 to $55.


Create! Downtown Arts Festival

Among the activities planned at this new festival are performances by Andy ChaseThe DustJackets, Mike Fuller and Noah JendaThe festival runs from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday in and around the Globe-News Center for the Performing Arts, 500 S. Buchanan St. Admission is free. Nationally touring Amarillo band Strangetowne will perform at a VIP Preview Party that kicks off at 6:30 p.m. today in the center; admission is $75.


The 806

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Country singers Sissy Brown and Jon Emery will perform at 9 p.m. Sunday at the coffee shop, 2812 S.W. Sixth Ave. (Here's my interview with Brown.) San Antonio alt band The Lost Project will headline the joint's regular open mic night at 9 p.m. Wednesday. Shows are free, but donations are accepted.


575 Pizzeria

Folk singer Andy Chase performs at 6:30 p.m. Tuesdays at the local pizza franchise’s original location, 2803 Civic Circle.


La Frontera

Los Cuatros Compadres will perform at 6:30 p.m. today at the restaurant, 1401 S. Arthur St.


Golden Light Cantina

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Texas favorites The Tejas Brothers will return to town for a 10 p.m. show today at the cantina, 2906 S.W. Sixth Ave.; cover is $15. Amarillo band Cory Mangum & The Damn Outlaws will perform at 10 p.m. Saturday; cover is $5. And Americana singer Jared Deck will perform at 10 p.m. Aug. 25; cover is $5. 


Greyland Event Center

The new facility, 7106 S. Bell St., will host an end-of-summer bash at 9 p.m. Saturday featuring local acts Djason, Lerk, Biopsy, Kurt K, Boozer and Sezzo (couldn't find any Facebook pages for any of them, so no links). Cover is $3, but women get for free until 11 p.m. It's an 18-and-older party, and those 21 and older can bring beer.


Hoots Pub

'80s retro band The Cassettes will perform at 10 p.m. today at the bar, 2424 Hobbs Road; cover is $10. 


House Bar

Singer Chawn Cook will perform at 10 p.m. Saturday at the bar, 1219 S.W. 10th Ave. 


Joe Daddy’s

Amarillo country band Midnight Express will perform at 8 p.m. today at the restaurant, 2108 Paramount Blvd.


Joe Taco

Music on the patio at the Mexican eatery, 7312 Wallace Blvd., will include Cory Michael at 6 p.m. Saturday, Shane Rogers from 1 to 3 and 5 to 8 p.m. Sunday and Insufficient Funds at 6 p.m. Aug. 18.


Jorge's Tacos Garcia

Sativa Ro and Mind Plays perform around 7 p.m. Thursdays at the bar, 1100 S. Ross St.


Midnight Rodeo

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The Amarillo Live! concert series continues with Strange Saints at 9 p.m. Saturday; cover is $6 for ages 21 and older or $10 for ages 18 to 20.


Napoli’s Italian Restaurant

Andy Chase will play around 7 p.m. today on the patio of the restaurant, 700 S. Taylor St., followed at 7 p.m. Saturday by James Owens.


On the Border

Amarillo singer-songwriter Jason Hodges will play at 6 p.m. Aug. 25 on the patio of the restaurant, 2401 Soncy Road.


Rounders Club

DJ James Erik McMurry will spin tunes at 8 p.m. Saturday and rocker Gabe Marinez of Boss 420 will perform at 8 p.m. Tuesday at the club, 2801 Virginia Circle. There's no cover charge.


Ruby Tequila's

Sativa Ro will play at 6 p.m. Wednesday on the patio at the restaurant's Soncy Road location, 3616 Soncy Road. And The Solano Project will play at 6 p.m. Wednesday at the restaurant's Georgia Street location, 2001 S. Georgia St.


Sam Houston Park

The Starlight Theater series may be over for the season, but Amarillo musicians Danny Freeze, Rene West, Those Guys, and DryLand Dreamers will perform at 6 p.m. Tuesday at the park, Line Avenue and Western Street. Admission is free. 


7 Bar & Grill

Buster Bledsoe will perform at 7 p.m. Aug. 25 at the restaurant, 3130 S. Soncy Road.


6th Street Saloon

Amarillo country band Mason Jar & The Shine Brothers will play at 9 p.m. today and Saturday at the bar, 609 S. Independence St. Cover is $5 for guys and free for women.


Smokey Joe’s

Eric Degler play at 8 p.m. today at the restaurant, 2903 S.W. Sixth Ave. Then, Boss 420 will play at 8 p.m. Saturday. There's no cover charge for any show.



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Lubbock rock band Early Morning Reign will play at 10 p.m. today at the bar, 4100 Bushland Blvd. Amarillo rockers Vengeance will play at 10 p.m. Saturday. Cover is $5 each night.


Taqueria El Tapatio

Singer Victor Gallegos will perform at 6 p.m. today at the restaurant, 3410 S. Coulter St.


Throwbacks Sports Bar

Buster Bledsoe will play a solo acoustic show at 9 p.m. Tuesday at the bar, 7150 S. Bell St.


The Western Horseman Club

The Buster Bledsoe Band will perform at 9:30 p.m. Saturday at the club, 2501 E. Interstate 40. Cover is $5 for men, free for women.


Wild Bill's Fillin' Station

Johnathan Torres will play at 7 p.m. today at the restaurant, 3514 S.W. Sixth Ave.


Whiskey River

Amarillo country band Panhandle Wind will play at 10 p.m. today at the bar, 4001 S.W. 51st Ave., and Lubbock band The Local Nobodys will play at 10 p.m. Saturday for the official Texas Panhandle Craft BeerFest after-party. Cover is $7 or two for $10.

Zombiez Bar & Grill

The Punknecks will play at 10 p.m. today at the bar, 711 S.W. 10th Ave. Scarlet Canary will rock out at 10 p.m. Saturday. Cover is $5 each night.


Open mics

Lucid Moment will host jam nights at 7 p.m. Sundays around the fire pit at Mac Daddy's, 1221 S.W. 10th Ave. ... Maggie Burt hosts an open jam at 9 p.m. Tuesdays at Hoots Pub. ...  Mike Chism and Lee Scheetz host open mic nights at 9 p.m. Wednesdays at Whiskey River, 4001 S.W. 51st Ave. … 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, 609 S. Independence St. 

(Thanks to Amarillo Music Scene on Facebook for help in compiling these. Check there for daily updates. All listings are subject to change.)


Chip Chandler is a digital content producer for Panhandle PBS. He can be contacted at, at @chipchandler1 on Twitter and at on Facebook.