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The Now legendary Barrel House Ballroom has offered a varied monthly programme of events for many years, always with a strong focus on original live music. Now with an extensive refurbishment including a bespoke state of the art D&B sound system we aim to continue drawing a strong line up of both local and international acts, as well as attracting more established artists. In addition to this we also host regular DJ nights for those looking to go out for a dance.              

 

Scott Matthews

Thursday 2nd April 2015 | 8pm

Scott Matthews

Scott Matthews has garnered serious critical acclaim in his 10 year career to date and has taken this time to nurture his craft. He was always deliberate in his actions as witnessed in the time he originally spent... find out more

Ghost Lights - Dizraeli, Reeps One, Bellatrix and Rex Domino

Friday 3rd April 2015 | 8pm

Ghost Lights - Dizraeli, Reeps One, Bellatrix and Rex Domino

Ghost Lights: an evening of solo shows and collaborations with four extraordinary artists as they've never been heard before, with their craft at its rawest and most true. Rapper, poet and... find out more

Rambunctious Social Club Presents: The Rum Bumper Ball!

Saturday 4th April 2015 | Doors 8pm - 1am

Rambunctious Social Club Presents: The Rum Bumper Ball!

The Rambunctious social club’s RUM BUMPER BALL! Feel the Spirit,100% proof! Dance with your Duppie! We are summoning the spirits of the Tropical caribbean and conjuring a truly magical mix of musical... find out more

Flight Brigade

Friday 10th April 2015 | 8pm

Flight Brigade

With ‘glorious folk-tinged stadium anthems’ (Record of The day) Flight Brigade is the coming together of two families. Lead singer Oliver Baines grew up on a farm in Ohio, before moving to the UK,... find out more

Soundart Radio DJ's Ant and Bruce present: An evening of extreme possibilities...

Saturday 11th April 2015 | 8pm

Soundart Radio DJ's Ant and Bruce present: An evening of extreme possibilities...

The winning formula of Soundart DJ’s Ant and Bruce with VJ Vince  invite you to another evening of Extreme Possibilities, an opportunity to bounce the night away to house and tech-house. This night... find out more

The Simmertones

Friday 17th April 2015 | 8pm

The Simmertones

South West favourites The Simmertones return this April. The band have been together since 2007 and have quickly become festival favourites in their native South West UK, building a strong following wherever... find out more

Luke Friend

Saturday 18th April 2015 | 8pm

Luke Friend

Singer songwriter Luke Friend has announced his first ever headline tour this spring. The ‘Hole In My Heart Tour’ will follow the release of his highly anticipated single of the same name on March... find out more

KOMODO

Friday 24th April 2015 | 8pm

KOMODO

A night of bass culture sounds, Komodo return to the barrel house after last years sold out show. The 7 piece live dub machine bring soundsystem culture to the stage with an upbeat, bass heavy live... find out more

Proud2Be Totnes Pride 2015 Fundraiser Disco

Saturday 25th April 2015 | 8pm

Proud2Be Totnes Pride 2015 Fundraiser Disco

The Barrel House is delighted to be hosting a Fundraiser Disco for Proud2Be Totnes Pride 2015.  A disco to raise funds for Totnes Pride 2015! This fantastic event is open to all lesbian, gay, bisexual,... find out more

Land of the Giants

Friday 1st May 2015 | 8pm

Land of the Giants

With ideas too big to be pigeon-holed, the Giants fuse many a musical style and are quite frankly genre defying; Dub Rock, Indie Ska, Funk Blues - call it what you will the music is unique, fresh and always... find out more

Bizarre Rituals - Tech Noir

Saturday 2nd May 2015 | 8pm - 1am

Bizarre Rituals - Tech Noir

Tonight is part-man, part-machine. Underneath, quivering bass, infectious soul, melodic charisma. Listen, and understand. That rhythm is out there. It can't be bargained with. It can't be reasoned with. It... find out more

Jelly Jazz!

Saturday 9th May 2015 | 8pm

Jelly Jazz!

Jelly Jazz returns to The Barrel House in Totnes! For the first time in ages, the original DJ duo of Bongo & Griff will be back behind the decks together for a night of 100% pure Jelly Jazzin' binizz.... find out more

Mad Dog Mcrea

Friday 15th May 2015 | 8pm

Mad Dog Mcrea

Mad Dog Mcrea blend a unique mixture of folk rock, pop, gypsy jazz, bluegrass and ‘shake your ass’ music. From self-penned songs of adventure, drinking, love and life, to traditional songs of gypsies,... find out more

Moriaty

Saturday 12th September 2015 | 8pm

Moriaty

Moriaty return to The Barrel House this September for another night of dirty blues... Moriaty were formed during a hazy and muddy T in the Park in 2010, where two guys from different Devonian bands decided to... find out more

Martin Harley

Saturday 5th December 2015 | 8pm

Martin Harley

Martin Harley is a phenomenally talented guitarist, singer and songwriter he fronts the highly praised UK-based acoustic trio; The Martin Harley Band. Martin’s new album MOJO FIX was recorded in Texas and is... find out more

Events Diary

Live music

The South West's best acts

The now legendary Barrel House Ballroom has offered a varied monthly programme of events in Totnes for many years, always with a strong focus on original live music the venue has played host to some of the biggest names in music in its time. Now after an extensive refurbishment and with the addition of our new fully engineered bespoke d&b sound system we aim to continue drawing a strong line up of both local and international acts, as well as attracting more established artists to the stage. In addtion to live music we also host regular DJ nights for those who fancy a dance.