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 8th August 2015 | 8pm

Aphrodisia

Music varying from deep house to tech house - expect flavours from classic to modern house as the night goes on. Come and groove the basslines and soak up the sultry vibes bought to you by two female DJs who are... find out more

Dead.Ground

Friday 14th August 2015 | 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

The Simmertones

Friday 21st August 2015 | 8pm

The Simmertones

South West favourites The Simmertones return this August. 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

Marc O'Reilly Live at The Totnes Brewing Co.

Tuesday 25th August 2015 | 8pm

Marc O'Reilly Live at The Totnes Brewing Co.

Irish folk/blues troubadour Marc O’Reilly has established himself as one of the most exciting artists within the folk/blues genre gaining comparisons with artists such as John Martyn and Bon... find out more

Sayin' It and Doin' It!

Saturday 29th August 2015 | 8pm

Sayin' It and Doin' It!

DJ Griff (Jelly Jazz, Rambunctious) returns digging in his extensive vinyl collection for the finest in Funk, Soul, Jazz, Ska, Reggae, Brazilian, Latin, Afrofunk and general funky breaks. Expect uplifting happy... 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

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

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

Land of the Giants

Friday 11th December 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

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.