Regional Arts Development Central West NSW

Live & Kicking: Andy Baylor

Welcome to our list of arts and cultural events happening in the NSW Central West gathered from artists, event producers, great local venues and groups across the region.
Submit your events here (more details about event contributions at the bottom of the page).
For maps and details of museums, galleries, artist studios, historic sites, Aboriginal experiences and sites, craft shops, handmade retail outlets or public art go to Culture Maps Central NSW.
Loading Events

« All Events

Live & Kicking: Andy Baylor

Sun 21 August at 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm


Arts OutWest is pleased to present in conjunction with Little Alberts at The Victoria Hotel Bathurst a series of Sunday Sessions featuring the Original music of  artists from The Central West.

Andy Baylor is one of Australia’s most versatile working musicians. He has drawn on America’s great 20th century legacy of popular music and his own Australian roots to create an individual voice.

The Melbourne-born roots writer and multi-instrumentalist has, musically, seen and done more than most. He has been acclaimed as “Melbourne’s King of Roots”. “Melbourne is a treasure-trove of fine music and marvellous musical practitioners. One of the most gifted is Andy Baylor. He is a master of space and time,” Ken Williams, The Age. These are but two of the accolades out there about Andy’s music.

As a guitarist, Andy combines a deep knowledge of blues, jazz, folk and country music. After spending his formative years in well-loved Melbourne inner-urban bands such as the Blue Rockets, The Honeydrippers and the Auto Drifters, he went on to cut his teeth playing with  visiting USA masters. Including Jimmy Witherspoon (legendary blues shouter), Big JayMcNeely (R’n’B saxophone pioneer), Jimmy McGriff (funky hammond organ virtuoso), Flaco Jimenez (tex-mex accordion king), Coco Robicheaux (contemporary singer/songwriter from New Orleans), Louisiana Red (Bluesman), Screamin Jay Hawkins (voodoo blues king) among many more.

He has released 18 albums since 1992 he recently contributed the delightful “Pictures in The Clouds” to the Arts OutWest album “While The World Waits” as he is now based in Cowra.  He is in demand for live appearances in Sydney and Melbourne selling out large venues.

A unique opportunity to see a treasure of the Australian Roots music community, Live and Kicking in the intimate setting of Little Alberts. You won’t be able to live stream or download it, you’ve gotta be there to experience it. Tickets are limited so book yours now.



Sun 21 August
3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Event Categories:


Local government area
Bathurst Region


Little Alberts @ The Victoria Bathurst
3 Keppel Street
Bathurst, NSW 2795 Australia
+ Google Map
02 63315777
View Venue Website


The What’s On calendar covers arts and heritage events happening across the NSW Central West in the local government areas of Bathurst Region, Blayney, Cabonne, Cowra, Forbes, Lachlan, Lithgow, Mid-Western Region, Oberon, Orange, Parkes and Weddin.

Event listings are sourced or supplied from local venues and arts organisations. Many events listed here have been originally shared by the organisers on social media. Whilst all care is taken – and accuracy is our priority – we can take no responsibility for date changes or the content of contributed information. Contact the event organisers listed for more details or to book tickets.

The best way to include your event is to use our SUBMIT HERE form. These listings will be manually approved by the Arts OutWest team before publication.  Please allow a couple of days for listings to be published. If you have submitted an event and want to make changes just email us at

Event promotors are asked to only include their own original images / images that they have permission to use / copyright free stock images. For more information see our fact sheet on Using Images For Promoting Events.