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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.              

 

Andy Quick's Flying Orchestra + Special guests: Mad Apple Circus & Matt Sellors

Friday 29th May 2015 | 8pm

Andy Quick's Flying Orchestra + Special guests: Mad Apple Circus & Matt Sellors

Andy Quick is a sensational singer and songwriter with a rich, soulful voice and a reputation for wild live shows Originally from Lancashire, Andy moved to Devon over ten years ago and is unashamedly happy... find out more

Bill & Keeny's House Double Vol. 5

Saturday 30th May 2015 | 8pm

Bill & Keeny's House Double Vol. 5

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

In Your Own Skin Fundraiser with special guest Juliet Russell

Sunday 31st May 2015 | 7:30pm

In Your Own Skin Fundraiser with special guest Juliet Russell

An Exclusive evening with the divine songstress, Juliet Russell, BBC 1’s The Voice coach with music from her new album Earth Meets Sky, fusing electronica, folk & soul with beautifully... find out more

Antimatador

Friday 5th June 2015 | 8pm

Antimatador

Antimatador are an 8-strong synth laden, horn heavy outfit from SW:UK, fusing hip hop, funk, jazz, electronica, soul, rock and DnB. They deliver a nuclear explosion of high energy and positive vibes and have... find out more

Live & Alive

Sunday 7th June 2015 | 4:30pm

Live & Alive

The “Live and Alive” event is a one-night concert from 4:30pm to 11pm organised by a group of musicians currently studying at South Devon College. The aim of the event is to bring together and... find out more

PRIMITIVE

Saturday 13th June 2015 | 8pm

PRIMITIVE

A night of Sleazy Disco and House sound-tracked by Hells 100. Following up on our recent releases with cult labels Tusk Wax & Tici Taci and appearances with the fantastic Bizarre Rituals at The Barrel... find out more

Gareth Lee & Annie Baylis

Friday 19th June 2015 | 8pm

Gareth Lee & Annie Baylis

Gareth Lee & Annie Baylis are an up and coming acoustic folk duo from the South of Cornwall, they have been performing together since the start of 2014 and have been winning acclaim from both local and... find out more

Ruarri Joseph

Saturday 20th June 2015 | 8pm

Ruarri Joseph

Originally born in Edinburgh, the nomadic Joseph found his song- writing roots in the southwestern Pacific. A move to New Zealand, and the young Ruarri found himself coming of age in Dannevirke (population 6,000),... find out more

Straight Outta Totnes - The next episode... Old Skool Hip-Hop Night

Saturday 27th June 2015 | 8pm

Straight Outta Totnes - The next episode... Old Skool Hip-Hop Night

Old skool Hip-Hop night. Emerging from the streets of Totnes, DJ's Rosie Anna, Keen-EQ and Shmerkels will be playing some of the most dangerous hip hop sounds from the past three decades. East side and west... find out more

Count Bobo and the Bullion

Friday 10th July 2015 | 8pm

Count Bobo and the Bullion

‘Count Bobo and the Bullion’ are a new Ska and Rocksteady band from Bristol and Bath. They play traditional saxophone led and vocal harmony ska and rocksteady music, recorded in a vintage analogue... 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

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.