Musical group Chicago will make a stop in Amarillo at 8 p.m. on Monday, March 7, at the
Amarillo Civic Center Complex Auditorium, 401 S. Buchanan St., Entrance 12.
This year marks Chicago’s 55th consecutive year of touring with a setlist that includes timeless fan favorites that span multiple decades.
Chicago is one of the longest-running and best-selling groups of all time and the highest charting American band in Billboard’s Hot 100 All-Time Top Artists.
The first American band to ever chart albums in Billboard’s Pop Top 40 in five consecutive decades, Chicago has earned an impressive 47 gold and platinum awards throughout their distinguished career. In 2020, Chicago was awarded a Grammy for the Lifetime Achievement Award from the Recording Academy.
Tickets for this concert range from $55 to $355 depending on seating and package.
The Chicago Allstar VIP Package includes front-row seating, a backstage/on-stage picture, limited edition signed poster and more.
The Chicago Gold VIP Package includes seating in rows 2 and 3, a backstage/on-stage picture, VIP merchandise and more.
The Chicago Premium Seat Package includes seating in the remaining first 12 rows, VIP merchandise, Chicago latest tour book and more.
For more information or to purchase tickets, visit panhandletickets.com
CANYON — One shall not compare these poems to a summer’s day. They art fouler and more contemptuous. The 2022 West Texas A&M University Bad Poetry Contest, presented by Brick & Elm magazine, will take place at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 9, in Legacy Hall inside the Jack B. Kelley Student Center on the Canyon campus.
Open to all, the event offers the chance for amateur versifiers to share their maladroit metaphors, mangled meter, inept elegies, vile villanelles, and other forms of frayed verse and pleasurable nonsense.
Participants should bring two or three original poems, but reading aloud is not mandatory for the audience. Mediocre prizes will be awarded to the best of the worst.
Jeremy Camp brings his I Still Believe spring tour 2022 to Amarillo at 7 p.m. Thursday, March 10, at The Church at Quail Creek.
The contemporary Christian singer and songwriter from Lafayette, Indiana, has released 11 albums, four of them RIAA-certified as Gold, and two live albums. His original music is a mixture of ballads and up-tempo songs with rock influence.
Camp has won five GMA Dove Awards, has been nominated for three American Music Awards, and was nominated for a Grammy Award for Best Pop/Contemporary Gospel Album in 2010 for his album, “Speaking Louder Than Before”. “I Still Believe”, a film based on Camp’s first marriage, was released on March 13, 2020.
Joining Camp will be Riley Clemmons and Jordan St. Cyr.
For more information or to purchase tickets, visit The Church at Quail Creek online at tcqc.org
Cinemark Hollywood 16 & XD, 9100 Canyon Drive, will host a Turner Classic Movies special screening of the 70th anniversary of “The Quiet Man” at 1 and 7 p.m. Sunday, March 13, and 1 and 7 p.m. Thursday, March 17.
Celebrating 70 years, John Ford’s “The Quiet Man” is simply one of the greatest love stories ever told. John Wayne is retired boxer Sean Thornton who makes a pilgrimage to his home village in Ireland in order to claim his family’s estate. He meets his match in the spirited young Mary Kate Danaher (Maureen O’Hara) only to find himself confronted by her belligerent brother and the town’s strict customs.
An Oscar winner for Best Director and Cinematography, this Republic Pictures classic lives on in the hearts of moviegoers and moviemakers alike.
This 70th anniversary event includes exclusive insights from Turner Classic Movies.
Tickets for this special screening are $12.45 (plus taxes and fees) and available online in advance at www.fathomevents.com.
“An Officer and a Gentleman” is scheduled for 7:30 p.m. March 15 and 16 in the Amarillo Civic Center Complex Auditorium, 401 S. Buchanan St.
“An Officer and a Gentleman,” based on the Oscar®-winning film starring Richard Gere, is a breathtaking production that celebrates triumph over adversity and includes one of the most iconic and romantic endings ever portrayed on screen.
Featuring the Grammy Award® winning, #1 hit single ‘Up Where We Belong’, and a
score based on the 1980’s catalogue of music that gave voice to a generation, the live stage production is a new adaptation by multiple Tony Awards® nominee Dick Scanlan (Thoroughly Modern Millie, Everyday Rapture), based on the original screenplay by Douglas Day Stewart. The musical is directed by Scanlan with choreography by
Patricia Wilcox (Motown, A Night with Janis Joplin).
Tickets for this production are not yet on sale, but will be announced and available through panhandletickets.com
Amarillo Symphony presents Mozart and Brahms at 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, March 25-26, at the Globe-News Center for the Performing Arts, 500 S. Buchanan St.
Music Director Finalist Conner Covington conducts the orchestra in Mozart’s “Exsultate Jubilate”, featuring guest singer soprano Ashley Robillard.
Also on the program are Brahms’ pastoral “Symphony No. 2” and Quinn Mason’s cheerful and energetic “A Joyous Trilogy”.
Tickets for this event range from $21 to $71 (plus taxes and fees) depending on seating, and are available for purchase in advance online at panhandletickets.com
“South Pacific” comes to the Amarillo Civic Center Complex, 401 S. Buchanan St., at 7:30 p.m. on April 5-6.
Love transcends the harsh realities of war and prejudice in this sweeping Pulitzer Prize-winning tale centered around two unlikely love affairs. Set on a tropical island during World War II, this timeless Rodgers & Hammerstein classic features some of the most beautiful music ever composed woven into an inspiring story cherished the world over.
Winner of 10 Tony Awards®, the beloved score’s songs include “Some Enchanted Evening,” “I’m Gonna Wash That Man Right Outa My Hair,” and “There is Nothin’ Like a Dame” amidst big, Broadway performances and a chorus of American sailors and Navy nurses ready to take you to Bali Ha’i.
The production is recommended for ages 8 and older.
Tickets are not yet on sale for this event, but will be available at panhandletickets.com
Chamber Music Amarillo presents Schubert: Double Cello Quintet at 7:30 p.m. Friday, April 8 at the Amarillo Botanical Gardens, 1400 Streit Drive.
The Harrington String Quartet will join Leonid Shukaev, Bruce Lin and local luthier Kruno Kupresanin for the final performance of the 2021-22 season.
Kupresanin will delve into the life of a luthier and his award-winning instruments as the artists perform Couperin’s “Sonate en Trio” and Mozart’s “Trio in G Major”. The program will end with Schubert’s Double Cello Quintet that is considered a work that perfectly blends the instruments and a perfect way to close the 24th season.
Featured musicians are Rossitza Goza, violin; Evgeny Zvonnikov, violin; Vesselin Todorov, viola; Emmanuel Lopez, cello; Leonid Shukaev, cello; Kruno Kupresanin, bass; and Bruce Lin, piano.
For more information or to purchase tickets, visit amarillosymphony.org
Amarillo Little Theatre presents “Art” from April 7-16. It was the winner of the 1998 Tony Award for “Best Play.”
How much would you pay for a white painting? Would it matter who the painter was? Would it be art?
The comedy, which raises questions about art and friendship, concerns three long-time friends, Serge, Marc, and Yvan. Serge, indulging his penchant for modern art, buys a large, expensive, completely white painting. Marc is horrified, and their relationship suffers considerable strain as a result of their differing opinions about what constitutes “art”. Yvan, caught in the middle of the conflict, tries to please and mollify both of them.
This hilarious play was the very first production staged at the ALT Adventure Space in August of 2001. It starred Bobby Schaffer, Brad McBride and Allen Shankles.
Allen will pay homage to this great show as he steps out of the lights and directs this great comedy.
For more information or to purchase tickets, visit amarillolittletheatre.org
Country music star Travis Tritt brings his solo acoustic tour 2022 to the Globe-News Center for the Performing Arts, 500 S. Buchanan St., at 8 p.m. Saturday, May 14.
Enjoy a special evening with the CMA and Grammy award-winning country artist. This show, which will include Tritt’s band, will give attendees an opportunity to hear some of the performer’s biggest hits, including “T-R-O-U-B-L-E,” “It’s A Great Day to Be Alive” and “Best of Intentions.”
Plan to sing along with Tritt’s vast catalog of crowd favorites like “Modern Day Bonnie and Clyde” and “Here’s a Quarter — songs that have created a devoted fan base that continues to sell-out shows across the globe. Tritt will also perform favorites off his new album, “Set In Stone”, which was just released this year.
Tickets for this show range from $45 to $89 (plus taxes and fees) depending on seating and are available for purchase at panhandletickets.com
Gospel duo For King and Country brings its What are We Waiting For? tour to Amarillo at 7 p.m. Friday, May 20, at the Amarillo Civic Center, 401 S. Buchanan St.
The Christian contemporary pop rockers are promoting their new album “Burn The Ships.”
The four-time GRAMMY award-winning duo makes a powerful statement with their much-anticipated third album, an epic, sweeping musical landscape that explores themes of new beginnings, forgiveness, hope, and love.
The album’s debut and GRAMMY® nominated single, “joy,” which features a 100-person choir and a hypnotic wave of rhythm and electronic sounds, hit No. 1 and has been streamed more than 18 million times.
Tickets for this show range from $19 to $200 (plus taxes and fees) based on seating.
For more information or to purchase tickets, visit www.forkingandcountry.com
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