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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.              

 

Talisman

Friday 24th October 2014 | 8pm

Talisman

Talisman are one of the UK’s top British Roots Reggae bands from the late 70’s and early 80’s. The band’s prowess back in the day earned them support slots with acts as diverse as... find out more

Rambunctious Social Club

Saturday 25th October 2014 | 8pm

Rambunctious Social Club

COOL AFT’ THE KRAKENS WAKE!! With stormy season upon us we hoist the main sail and gather aft the jib sheet and sail ahoy upon the stormy seas, with your navigators DJ Hodguez and DJ Griff at the helm,... find out more

Dizraeli & the Small Gods

Friday 31st October 2014 | 8pm

Dizraeli & the Small Gods

Dizraeli & The Small Gods are a 6-piece band of humans from Engurland, playing their very own breed of psychedelic hiphop music. With award-winning rapper & multi-instrumentalist Dizraeli on lead vocals... find out more

Bizarre Rituals

Saturday 1st November 2014 | 8pm

Bizarre Rituals

Bizarre Rituals in association with Hell’s Hundred return to the Barrel House Ballroom for a frightening Halloween special. Due to popular demand we’ve got a late licence until 1am! Plus, as well... find out more

Burlesque at The Barrel House with The Folly Mixtures!

Friday 7th November 2014 | Doors 8pm

Burlesque at The Barrel House with The Folly Mixtures!

This November Burlesque comes to The Ballroom as we invite you to spend an evening with London's electrifying Burlesque troupe The Folly Mixtures! Formed in 2010, the girls have been entertaining... find out more

YES SIR BOSS

Saturday 8th November 2014 | Doors 8pm

YES SIR BOSS

YES SIR BOSS have cultivated a truly original, distinct and indefinable sound that has elements of everything from brooding Balkan blues to horn injected rock and blues. Their heavy blend of horn led hooks,... find out more

3 Daft Monkeys

Friday 14th November 2014 | Doors 8pm

3 Daft Monkeys

Cornish gypsy-folk band 3 Daft Monkeys’ 4-piece line-up features Athene on fiddle, Tim on 12-string guitar & vocals, Lukas on bass guitar and Richie on percussion, adding a fuller and richer sound. The... find out more

Bill & Keeny's House Double Vol. 3

Saturday 15th November 2014 | 8pm

Bill & Keeny's House Double Vol. 3

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

Wilfredo and special guests The Greatest Show On Legs

Friday 21st November 2014 | Doors 8pm

Wilfredo and special guests The Greatest Show On Legs

“With the look of a tramp, the libido of a goat and the voice of a true romantic, we love him!" So said Time Out magazine.  The magnificent and talented Wilfredo is an absolute feast for the senses... find out more

The Hard Ground

Saturday 22nd November 2014 | 8pm

The Hard Ground

The Hard Ground are a five piece Irish Roots Rock-pop outfit who wowed crowds earlier this year when they supported folk singer Ruarri Joseph. The band are Marlene Enright, Pat Carey, Dave Duffy, Davy Ryan and... find out more

Sheelanagig

Friday 28th November 2014 | 8pm

Sheelanagig

Sheelanagig deliver intricate, rhythmically complex arrangements of original and traditional works in a Balkan style. Formed in early 2005 the band had an instant chemistry, gained a considerable following and... find out more

Private party

Saturday 29th November 2014

Private party

The Ballroom will be closed this evening for a private party. find out more

Gary Stringer (Reef)

Thursday 4th December 2014 | 8pm

Gary Stringer (Reef)

The Reef frontman will be performing an intimate acoustic set, delving into many of the Reef classics and exploring some new material, a night not to be missed. find out more

Winter Mountain

Friday 5th December 2014 | 8pm

Winter Mountain

Hailing from the shores of Cornwall and Donegal, Winter Mountain blend melodic folk songs, heartfelt lyrics and two voices in a sound reminiscent of a time before digital recording when the emphasis fell on the... find out more

Martin Harley + Support from Sam Lewis

Saturday 6th December 2014 | 8pm

Martin Harley + Support from Sam Lewis

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

Jamming Station

Thursday 11th December 2014 | 7:30pm

Jamming Station

A regular termly event which supports young people in music. Featuring an eclectic mix of music performed by emerging artists from Totnes. Further details to be announced Tickets available on the... find out more

The Simmertones

Friday 12th December 2014 | 8pm

The Simmertones

South West favourites The Simmertones make one last festive visit this December. . The band have been together since 2007 and have quickly become festival favourites in their native South West UK, building a... find out more

Land of The Giants

Saturday 13th December 2014 | 8pm

Land of The Giants

Get ready for The Giants Christmas party... 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... find out more

Rambunctious Social Club presents: New Years Eve 2014

Wednesday 31st December 2014 | 8pm - 2am

Rambunctious Social Club presents: New Years Eve 2014

THE BUST-OUT, BUMPER SIZE BURLESQUE BALL! 'Hoist your groove garters for an unforgettable New years eve of Ramboistrous Revelry!' With the Rambunctious social club! Madames e' Monsieurs! The... 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.