What's on

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.              

 

Proud2Be Fundraiser Disco

Saturday 9th July 2016 | 8pm

Proud2Be Fundraiser Disco

A friendly and welcoming disco fundraiser open to lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans and/or questioning+ (LGBTQ+) people, their friends, families and supporters (18 & over). Music from the fantastic Madame Souza... find out more

Jamming Station Open Mic Night

Thursday 14th July 2016 | 7pm

Jamming Station Open Mic Night

Jamming Station members steal the first half of the night then the floor is opened up for other musicians in town. All set against the backdrop of The Barrel House Ballroom. Put your name down at the start of... find out more

Dead.Ground

Friday 15th July 2016 | Doors 8pm

Dead.Ground

Dead.Ground are an alternative rock band from Exeter. Featuring Ollie Harris on Lead Guitar & Vocals, Edward Tucker on Bass and Jake Friese-Greene on Drums. Bridging the gap between reckless riffing and... find out more

MOJOMANA

Saturday 16th July 2016 | 8pm

MOJOMANA

Come and experience the paranormal power of house music upstairs at the Barrelhouse.  Mr. Ali returns and is joined by Tom Greenwell (longtime resident at MagicHatstand). Both seasoned DJ’s well on top... find out more

Marc O'Reilly

Thursday 21st July 2016 | 8pm

Marc O'Reilly

With gritty sonic depth, Irish songwriter Marc O’Reilly attacks his muse with a bipolar verve that swings from reflection to sheer riotous joy. Backed by the tightest band in Christendom, rare and beautiful... find out more

Tourists

Friday 22nd July 2016 | 8pm

Tourists

Torbay based band Tourists return to The Ballroom this May with their unmistakable big sound, influenced by 80’s bands such as New Order and Depeche Mode. “Each member is integral to their lush... find out more

PRIMITIVE

Saturday 23rd July 2016 | 8pm

PRIMITIVE

HELLS 100 bring you PRIMITIVE - A night of acid tinged disco, funk drenched bass & throbbing house. Is austerity getting you down? Are you scared of the future? Lamenting lost youth? Well stop... find out more

Scott Matthews

Friday 29th July 2016 | 8pm

Scott Matthews

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

The Eskies

Friday 5th August 2016 | 8pm

The Eskies

Having been cast out, blacklisted, rejected and ejected from gentlemen's clubs far and wide, five dejected cast asides joined forces in what was to be their own celebration of commonality. Purveyors of music... find out more

Sea Change Festival

Friday 26th August 2016 | All Weekend

Sea Change Festival

An exciting new festival for Totnes bring with it a fantastic mix of music, film and literature - put together by well renound Drift Records this festival promises to be huge.  The Barrel House Ballroom will... find out more

Boo Hewerdine + Dan Whitehouse

Friday 11th November 2016 | 8pm

Boo Hewerdine + Dan Whitehouse

Two acclaimed English songwriters and label mates touring together for the first time, both with new albums (released leading into the Autumn tour).  The artists first met on a songwriting weekend and later... find out more

Martin Harley

Saturday 10th December 2016 | 8pm

Martin Harley

Martin  Harley  is  a  supremely  talented  acoustic  roots  and  blues  guitarist,  singer  and songwriter with a burgeoning global reputation. Live... 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.