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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.              

 

Land of the Giants

Friday 4th September 2015 | 8pm

Land of the Giants

After a summer packed with appearances at many of the countries biggest festivals plus a spot at Plymouth's MTV crashes, the Giants return to The Barrel House. With ideas too big to be pigeon-holed, the... find out more

Rambunctious Social Club Present... The HOOLA HIPSTER HOO HAA!

Saturday 5th September 2015 | 8pm

Rambunctious Social Club Present... The HOOLA HIPSTER HOO HAA!

A sonic scrum of jungle jive, Hot headed Hubaloo and creative Hedonisim! The Rambunctious crew are back to the Barrel House Ballroom after taking the magic Rambunctious wagon to wonders far and wide, what... find out more

Scott Matthews

Friday 11th September 2015 | 8pm

Scott Matthews

This September Scott Matthews returns to The Barrel House... 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... 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

Formidable Vegetable Sound System Feat. Mal Webb

Friday 18th September 2015 | 8pm

Formidable Vegetable Sound System Feat. Mal Webb

The world's most successful experiment in ecological electroswing ukulele, Australia’s Formidable Vegetable Sound System delivers you the secrets to growing abundance, improving life and reversing... find out more

PRIMITIVE

Saturday 19th September 2015 | 8pm

PRIMITIVE

Hells 100 are back and getting all PRIMITIVE at The Barrel House Ballroom. We'll be serving up a hot main of proto-house and disco with a side of leftfield boogie - come up & get down. We're here... find out more

Luke Friend

Thursday 24th September 2015 | 7pm

Luke Friend

Born in Leeds in 1996 but raised in Teignmouth in Devon, 18 year old Luke Friend cites artists such as Bob Dylan, Ben Howard, Ed Sheeran, The Rolling Stones, Taylor Swift and Paolo Nutini as influences. Luke began... find out more

Tantz

Friday 9th October 2015 | 8pm

Tantz

'PREPARE TO DANCE TILL IT NEARLY DOES YOU IN' (Alan Raw - BBC Radio Leeds) It was a fateful night when six young musical hotshots bumped into Klezmer in a Leeds backstreet and decided to go on an... find out more

Sam Lewis

Friday 30th October 2015 | 8pm

Sam Lewis

With rich soulful vocals, well-crafted songs, roots country and blue-eyed soul Sam Lewis is connecting the dots. Whether crossing genres or state lines, he has pieced together a story people need to... find out more

Sheelanagig

Sunday 15th November 2015 | 8pm

Sheelanagig

Sheelanagig return for their 10 year anniversary this November... Delivering intricate, rhythmically complex arrangements of original and traditional works in a Balkan style, the band who formed in early 2005... 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.