Amarillo leisure briefs for Oct. 2, 2022 – Amarillo Globe-Information

WT Theatre hopes to spell its method to S-U-C-C-E-S-S with new musical

CANYON — Laundry. Restaurant. Surpass. These are the phrases that also hang-out the director and solid members of West Texas A&M College Theatre’s upcoming manufacturing of “The twenty fifth Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee,” a musical comedy celebrating the extreme, awkward and adorably odd opponents of the titular bee.

The musical, by William Finn and Rachel Sheinkin, will probably be staged at 2:30 p.m. Oct. 2 within the Completely happy State Financial institution Studio Theatre contained in the Sybil B. Harrington High-quality Arts Advanced.

Within the present, six quirky preteens — underneath the watchful eyes of three equally idiosyncratic adults — are battling for the trophy, singing songs that illuminate their peculiarities, their difficult house lives and their sometimes-bizarre strategies of appropriately spelling, for instance, “capybara” or “cystitis.”

Tickets are $16 for adults, $12 for seniors and non-WT college students, and free for WT college students, college and employees with a Buff Gold Card.

Cooper returns to Starlight Ranch stage

Kolby Cooper makes his manner again to Starlight Ranch in Amarillo at 8:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 6, for an outside present.

Solely three years out of highschool, nonetheless dwelling in his small East Texas hometown, Cooper began promoting out reveals and clocking thousands and thousands of streams utilizing solely his songs as muscle, incomes streaming numbers usually reserved for family names.

Amassing greater than 113.5 million on demand streams thus far, the prolific songwriter has an uncanny capacity to show his and his pals’ life tales into relatable songs his rabidly zealous fanbase can’t get sufficient of. With new music on the horizon, Kolby headlined sold-out reveals everywhere in the nation throughout his 2021 tour, bringing with him his signature mix of Lonestar State roots, rough-hewn vocals and wailing electrical guitar.

Tickets for this live performance vary from $15 to $40 (plus taxes and costs) relying on VIP options.

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Casting Crowns set to carry out Oct. 8

Christian music group Casting Crowns brings its The Healer Tour to the Amarillo Civic Heart Coliseum at 7 p.m. on Oct. 8.

The prolific and chart-topping CCM group has achieved gross sales milestones with greater than 12 million albums offered. Moreover, they’ve obtained quite a few RIAA certifications: one RIAA 2x multi-Platinum® album, 5 RIAA Platinum albums, two RIAA Platinum DVDs, seven RIAA Gold® albums, 4 Gold DVDs, six RIAA Platinum singles, and 12 RIAA Gold digital singles. Casting Crowns has additionally been honored with 4 American Music Awards (out of seven whole nominations), a GRAMMY Award® for his or her 2005 album Lifesong, and eight extra GRAMMY Award nominations. As well as, the group has garnered 18 GMA Dove Awards, two Billboard Music Awards, and 13 whole Billboard Music Award nominations.

The band’s 2018 launch, “Solely Jesus”, was met with astonishing success and response. Casting Crowns obtained its latest RIAA Gold Certification for his or her No. 1 music “Solely Jesus” and RIAA Platinum Certification for the music “No person.” This album additionally produced two No. 1 radio singles together with the group’s fifteenth profession No. 1, a GRAMMY nomination, a 2019 Dove Award, two 2020 Dove Award nominations, and two Billboard Music Awards nominations for “High Christian Album” and “High Christian Track” (“No person” ft. Matthew West). The affect of this album three years later contains greater than 480 million streams life thus far. The band’s latest album, Healer, launched early this yr and has already yielded radio hits “Scars In Heaven” and “Loopy Folks.” For extra info, go to

Tickets for this live performance vary from $30 to $125 (plus taxes and costs) relying on seating and can be found for buy on-line at

Amarillo Opera presents ‘Barber of Seville’

Amarillo Opera presents Rossini’s comedy “The Barber of Seville” on Saturday, Oct. 8, on the Globe-Information Heart for the Performing Arts.

Take pleasure in Figaro’s mischievous escapades as he assists Rely Almaviva in prising the gorgeous Rosina away from her lecherous guardian, Bartollo. The efficiency will probably be in Italian with English surtitles.

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Amarillo Symphony presents Dvorak

The Amarillo Symphony presents Dvorak’s Cello Concerto at 7:30 p.m. on Oct. 14 and 15, on the Globe-Information Heart for the Performing Arts.

The orchestra performs Dvořák’s lush cello concerto with beautifully gifted artist, Oliver Herbert, rising composer Jessie Montgomery’s joyous Strum, and Beethoven’s grand and uplifting Symphony No. 2.

Tickets for this efficiency vary from $21 to $71 (plus taxes and costs) relying on seating and can be found for buy on-line at

Muscadine Bloodline to carry out Oct. 14 at Starlight Ranch

Muscadine Bloodline brings its Nation Band Contraband Tour to the Starlight Ranch at 8:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 14, for an outside present.

On their Nation Band Contraband Tour, Muscadine Bloodline take the stage throughout the nation. They discover their true voice on their upcoming new album, “Dispatch to sixteenth Ave.”

Band members and pals Charlie Muncaster and Gary Stanton grew up in Cell, Alabama, however didn’t cross paths till they every began to pursue their musical desires. In 2012, they cast a friendship when Stanton opened a present for Muncaster’s band at Soul Kitchen in Cell. Charlie’s up to date vocals complimented by Gary’s harmonies and masterful guitar licks showcase a powerfully refreshing mixture of expertise, ardour and unfiltered authenticity.

Since naming themselves Muscadine Bloodline in 2015, they’ve had two Billboard-charting critically-acclaimed EP’s, have offered out reveals throughout the nation, opened live shows for a whole lot of artists and earned a standing ovation at their Grand Ole Opry debut in 2018. The fellows’ Southern roots carry over to their band identify as effectively: Muscadine grapes develop within the South whereas Bloodline represents their heritage.

Tickets for this live performance vary from $20 to $125 (plus taxes and costs) relying on VIP options.

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‘Menopause the Musical’ set for Oct. 18

GFour Productions, winners of 56 Drama Desk and 44 Tony Awards, are bringing the worldwide hit present “Menopause The Musical” to Amarillo. The nationwide touring manufacturing will probably be on the Amarillo Civic Heart Advanced Auditorium for only one efficiency on Oct. 18.

“Menopause The Musical” is a groundbreaking celebration of girls who’re on the point of, in the course of, or have survived “The Change.” Tickets went on sale July 22 and can be found on-line at, on the Civic Heart Field Workplace, by telephone at 806-378-3096 and space United Supermarkets.

Now celebrating 20 years of feminine empowerment by means of hilarious musical comedy, “Menopause The Musical” has developed as a “grassroots” motion of girls who take care of life changes after 40 by embracing one another and the street forward. Set in a division retailer, 4 ladies meet whereas looking for a black lace bra at a lingerie sale. After noticing similarities amongst each other, the solid jokes about their woeful sizzling flashes, temper swings, wrinkles, weight achieve and far more. These ladies type a sisterhood and distinctive bond with your entire viewers as they rejoice in celebrating that menopause is not “The Silent Passage.” Impressed by a sizzling flash and a bottle of wine, “Menopause The Musical,” a laughter-filled 90-minute manufacturing, will get viewers members out of their seats and singing alongside to parodies from traditional pop songs of the ‘60s, ‘70s and ‘80s.

“Menopause The Musical” is now in its twentieth yr and fifteenth because the longest-running musical in Las Vegas historical past, performing nightly at Harrah’s Resort and On line casino on the Las Vegas Strip. Seen by greater than 15 million, it has performed each state within the continental U.S. and greater than 500 cities worldwide, and has been translated into ninelanguages. For extra info, go to

“Menopause The Musical” is welcomed in Amarillo as a season add-on, adopted shortly by Mannheim Steamroller Christmas and the 2022-2023 Broadway Highlight Sequence which incorporates “Jesus Christ Celebrity,” “Legally Blonde,” “Anastasia,” and “Fiddler on the Roof.” For extra info on the season and season tickets, go to

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Social gathering within the Panhandle set for Oct. 21

Randall King and Kevin Fowler make their return to the Panhandle for Social gathering within the Panhandle at 8:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 21, for an outside present at Starlight Ranch.

With a sound steeped within the timeless fantastic thing about the limitless plains of West Texas, each gritty and sleek on the identical time, King creates a sound like no different together with his trendy traditionalist tackle nation music. He grew up singing behind a ‘93 Chevy Suburban, mimicking the pure-country vocals of stars like Keith Whitley, George Strait, Alan Jackson and John Anderson and through the years turned drawn to the electrifying vitality of recent stars like Eric Church, Dierks Bentley and Jason Aldean. With over 120+ million profession streams to his identify, Randall King is trying to the anywhere-and-everywhere future with music that captures the essence of a Western poet who’s by no means been afraid to be himself.

Texas nation mainstay Fowler has a discovered method to reside the dream – by incomes it. It’s by no means been a simple or brief street, but it surely’s a path he wouldn’t commerce and has positioned him as one of the vital constant artists, in any style, of the final 20 years. Kevin Fowler rolled out his long-awaited studio album, “Barstool Tales”, in August of 2019. “Barstool Tales” confirms the dream Fowler retains dwelling – repeatedly making nice music, having lots of enjoyable doing it and alluring the viewers to do the identical and this album proudly claims its place as his present “snapshot in time.”

Tickets for this live performance vary from $25 to $65 (plus taxes and costs) relying on VIP options.

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Johnson bringing nation sound to Civic Heart

Eleven-time Grammy-nominated singer-songwriter Jamey Johnson is scheduled to carry out at 8 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 27, on the Amarillo Civic Heart.

Johnson is considered one of only some individuals within the historical past of nation music to win two Track of the 12 months Awards from each the CMA and ACMs. His 2008 album, “That Lonesome Track”, was licensed platinum for 1 million in gross sales, and his 2010 formidable double album, The Guitar Track, obtained a gold certification.

As well as, he gained two Track of the 12 months Trophies, for “Give It Away” and “In Shade,” each from the Academy of Nation Music and the Nation Music Affiliation.

In 2012, the Alabama native launched his fifth studio album, a tribute venture to late songwriter Hank Cochran. The Grammy-nominated “Residing for a Track: A Tribute to Hank Cochran” paired him with Willie Nelson, Alison Krauss, Emmylou Harris, Ray Worth, Elvis Costello, George Strait, Vince Gill and Merle Haggard.

In 2013, the Nashville Scene’s thirteenth annual Nation Music Critics’ Ballot named it the yr’s greatest album. (Two years earlier, the identical ballot named Johnson’s The Guitar Track because the yr’s greatest album, and Johnson himself as greatest male vocalist, greatest songwriter and artist of the yr.)

Tickets for this live performance vary from $45 to $65 (plus taxes and costs) relying on seating.

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Intocable coming to Civic Heart

After 27 years of artist trajectory, Intocable returns to Amarillo with its new tour “Modus Operandi” for one night time solely, at 8 p.m. Friday, Nov. 4, on the Amarillo Civic Heart.

Intocable is without doubt one of the most influential teams within the Tejano/Norteño music scene right this moment. Their street to success started over twenty 5 years in the past in Zapata, Texas, when pals Ricky Muñoz and René Martínez dreamed of bringing their songs to the world as they crafted a novel and extraordinary type of music which expertly fuses Tejano conjunto music, Norteño folks rhythms, pop ballads and rock.

Do not miss one night time with Intocable, enjoying their traditional hits and some new songs from their new album “Modus Operandi”.

Tickets for this live performance vary from $50 to $100 (plus taxes and costs) relying on seating.

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R-Rated Magic Present set for Nov. 4

This isn’t your grandfather’s magic present…

An R-Rated Magic Present is scheduled for 8 p.m. Friday, Nov. 4, on the Globe-Information Heart for the Performing Arts.

Aspect-splitting comedy and mind-blowing magic are introduced into the highlight as comedy magician Grant Freeman brings his distinctive, raunchy present filled with surprises to Amarillo.

This present is really helpful for these ages 18 and older.

Tickets vary from $28 to $44 (plus taxes and costs) and can be found on-line at

USO Selection Present raises funds for native arts

WOWW USO Selection Present is scheduled for six p.m. Friday, Nov. 4, within the Grand Plaza, 401 S. Buchanan St.

The WOWW USO Selection Present will spotlight historical past from the WWII time period and the glory of the US navy in addition to the energy of America’s braveness.

Fabulous swing music from this style will probably be carried out by Patrick Swindell and the Esquire Band, in addition to spotlighting the Andrews Sisters and Ed Montana in a musical tribute to the Biggest Era.

The night wouldn’t be full with out faucet dancing, swing & Jitterbug dancing, and a finale the Panhandle won’t quickly neglect.

The WOWW Issue celebrates artwork and music from one technology to the subsequent, don’t miss this musical extravaganza carried out by unimaginable native expertise. When you have a love for kids and a coronary heart for training, it would be best to assist this occasion by taking part in a dinner theater type fundraiser for WOWW.

Fundraiser Tickets Embody: Money Bar, Dinner, and 1940’s USO Selection Present, salute to U.s.a. Veterans, and swing dancing till midnight.

Tickets vary from $100 to $150 and are on sale now at

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