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.              

 

Aphrodisia

Saturday 26th May 2018 | 9pm - 12am

Aphrodisia

Expect the usual deep bass-laden grooves from the crew, guaranteed to get you dancing. House, Deep House, Tech House. DJ's on the night: Becca G Mixed Up Mikki Usual requirements are: No... find out more

Darwish

Friday 1st June 2018 | 8pm

Darwish

Darwish is an accomplished multi-instrumentalist who studied initially at The Dartington College of Arts, he holds his own on piano, keyboards, drums and guitar. It is actually on double bass and bass guitar that... find out more

Guilty Pleasures

Saturday 2nd June 2018 | 8pm

Guilty Pleasures

Guilty Pleasures is a place where everyone is welcome. It's irreverent, unapologetic and above all fun... Like prom but without the dodgy date, over priced dress and all those awkward memories!   find out more

Chapter 12 Comedy Club: Summer Laughin'

Thursday 7th June 2018 | 7.30pm - 10.30pm

Chapter 12 Comedy Club: Summer Laughin'

The days are getting longer and Chapter 12 just keeps on getting stronger. Join us in the Barrel House, Totnes for what looks to be our finest hours. We've got a sensational line up of established and emerging... find out more

Party In The Town

Saturday 9th June 2018 | 5.45pm - 11pm

Party In The Town

Party in the Town 2018 returns this June bringing you more than 30 local bands and artists performing all over Totnes. There will also be family friendly performances, workshops, and great food. Line up for... find out more

Silent Disco

Friday 22nd June 2018 | 8pm - 12am

Silent Disco

This June, welcome back, the not even slightly deafening, lack of sound of The Silent Disco!! Guaranteed to never wake the neighbours!   Tickets avaiable from The Totnes Brewing Co. Box... find out more

Proud 2 Be inclusive community fundraiser disco

Saturday 23rd June 2018 | 8pm - 12am

Proud 2 Be inclusive community fundraiser disco

An inclusive community fundraiser disco open to lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans, questioning, intersex &/or asexual+ (LGBTQIA+) people, their friends, families and supporters (16+). Raising funds to support... find out more

House and Land

Wednesday 4th July 2018 | 7.30 pm

House and Land

House and Land is the duo of Sally Anne Morgan (fiddle, shruti box, banjo, vocals) and Sarah Louise Henson (vocals, 12-string guitar, shruti box, bouzouki). Sally and Sarah started playing together after Sarah... find out more

Bill & Keeny's House Double Vol. 8

Saturday 7th July 2018 | 8pm

Bill & Keeny's House Double Vol. 8

DJ’s Bill (DJ BeatOn) and Keeny (GoldDust) invite you once again to join them for a night of choice house cuts. From early Chicago/New York to the very best of today, expect anything and everything from the... find out more

Mesadorm

Tuesday 17th July 2018 | 8pm

Mesadorm

Formed in Bristol in 2015 by five longstanding friends, Mesadorm is the new collaborative project of Blythe Pepino formerly of London Art Pop trio, Vaults. Each member of Mesadorm is a high calibre performer and... find out more

Mike & Solveig, with special guests Jim McAteer & Peel Smith

Saturday 28th July 2018 | 7.30pm

Mike & Solveig, with special guests Jim McAteer & Peel Smith

MIKE & SOLVEIG (Scotland/Norway) Mike & Solveig's music can be characterised as experimental folk. Mike Hastings sings and plays guitar, banjo and strumstick, and Solveig Askvik sings and plays the... find out more

Seachange Festival 2018

Friday 24th August 2018

Seachange Festival 2018

Sea Change is a town festival of music, culture and high times in Totnes, Devon. Join us, August 24th and 25th, 2018. Tickets are on sale now. The Barrel House Ballroom is a host venue within the festival,... find out more

Seachange Festival 2018

Saturday 25th August 2018

Seachange Festival 2018

Sea Change is a town festival of music, culture and high times in Totnes, Devon. Join us, August 24th and 25th, 2018. Tickets are on sale now. The Barrel House Ballroom is a host venue within the festival,... find out more

Moriaty

Friday 14th September 2018 | 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

Backbeat Soundsystem

Friday 5th October 2018 | 8pm

Backbeat Soundsystem

Backbeat Soundsystem  brings 8 musicians to the stage who create pure reggae live and direct. Emerging from Cornwall where reggae and ska are at the core of the vibe they immediately stood head and shoulders... find out more

Ian Prowse

Friday 12th October 2018 | 8pm

Ian Prowse

Merseyside hero Ian Prowse has formed two successful bands Pele and Amsterdam.  Pele released 3 albums on Polydor/M&G Records.  Six singles troubled the lower ends of the UK charts but abroad they... find out more

The Undercover Hippy

Saturday 13th October 2018 | 8pm

The Undercover Hippy

Billy Salisbury aka The Undercover Hippy has been performing at festivals since 2008, working his way up from being a solo singer-songwriter playing in small marquee stages, to now having a full band of incredible... find out more

3 Daft Monkeys

Friday 19th October 2018 | Doors 8pm

3 Daft Monkeys

With Celtic and eastern influences, the 3 Daft Monkeys’ dynamic style of world folk music reflects the global village in which we now live. Their infectious dancing rhythms lead you through a musical journey... find out more

Jake Morley

Friday 16th November 2018 | 8pm

Jake Morley

Touring some of Britain's best small venues this autumn to deliver up-close performances of new material, Jake Morley is one of the UK’s most distinctive and interesting songwriters at the top of his... find out more

Sheelanagig

Friday 23rd November 2018 | 8pm

Sheelanagig

Sheelanagig return this November... Delivering intricate, rhythmically complex arrangements of original and traditional works in a Balkan style, the band who formed in early 2005 had an instant chemistry,... 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.