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.              

 

Guilty Pleasures presents: Club Tropicana

Saturday 19th August 2017 | 8pm

Guilty Pleasures presents: Club Tropicana

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! It really... find out more

Moon Club, August

Sunday 20th August 2017 | 4-6 pm

Moon Club, August

A family friendly, casual cabaret for all sorts of performers to perform their performances. Expect words, sounds, sights, and a healthy dose of the unexpected. Join us live every 3rd Sunday at the Totnes Barrel... find out more

Sea Change Music Festival 2017

Friday 25th August 2017 | All Weekend - watch this space

Sea Change Music Festival 2017

As part of the Sea Change Festival 2017 we will be hosting Gigs in the Ballroom Over the entire weekend. Detailed schedule to be announced. Our Beer garden , shared with the Totnes Brewing Co, will be hosting... find out more

Sea Change Music Festival 2017

Saturday 26th August 2017 | All Weekend - watch this space

Sea Change Music Festival 2017

Event Schedule to come soon. Guest DJs in the Beer Garden all weekend find out more

Sea Change Music Festival 2017

Sunday 27th August 2017 | All Weekend - watch this space

Sea Change Music Festival 2017

Event schedule soon to be announced. Guest DJs in the beer garden all weekend. find out more

Moriaty

Friday 1st September 2017 | 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

YEMENAID

Friday 15th September 2017 | 7pm-midnight

YEMENAID

A night of Funk, Latin, Rock and Fusion in aid of the children of Yemen. Come and support a great cause whilst enjoying performances from South Devon based bands and DJs. Live music from 7pm until 11pm followed by... find out more

Bill & Keeny's House Double Vol. 7

Saturday 23rd September 2017 | 8pm

Bill & Keeny's House Double Vol. 7

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

The Eskies

Friday 6th October 2017 | 8pm

The Eskies

Having been cast out, blacklisted, rejected and ejected from gentlemen's clubs far and wide, five dejected cast asides joined forces in what was to be their own celebration of commonality. Purveyors of music... find out more

Celine's Literary Salon

Friday 13th October 2017 | Doors open 7.30pm

Celine's Literary Salon

We are delighted to welcome Celine's Literary Salon all the way from Soho for an evening of spoken word, comedy and musical delight. Celine takes her inspiration from the infamous Gertrude Stein and her... find out more

GoldDust

Friday 20th October 2017 | 8pm

GoldDust

GoldDust are back at The Barrel House for another night of pure unadulterated disco classics. Throw on your most outrageous glitter/glam garb because these Five formidable Funk musicians will keep you dancing all... find out more

Malavita!

Friday 27th October 2017 | 8pm

Malavita!

This October Malavita! are back!  The 7 piece powerhouse returns to deliver their very own brand of latin-infused funk-reggae originals. If a night of fun-filled dancing is your thing, then this group is for... find out more

Scott Matthews

Friday 3rd November 2017 | 8pm

Scott Matthews

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 his actions as witnessed in the time he originally spent as a... find out more

The Undercover Hippy

Friday 10th November 2017 | 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

Jelly Jazz!

Saturday 11th November 2017 | 8pm

Jelly Jazz!

Jelly Jazz the grand daddy of the funk and jazz scene in the South West of England returns to The Barrel House this November bringing more of their distinctive blend of dancefloor rockin' funk, soul and jazz,... find out more

Marc O'Reilly

Friday 17th November 2017 | 8pm

Marc O'Reilly

With gritty sonic depth, Irish songwriter Marc O’Reilly attacks his muse with a bipolar verve that swings from reflection to sheer riotous joy. Backed by the tightest band in Christendom, rare and beautiful... find out more

Martin Harley

Saturday 9th December 2017 | 8pm

Martin Harley

Martin  Harley  is  a  supremely  talented  acoustic  roots  and  blues  guitarist,  singer  and songwriter with a burgeoning global reputation. Live... 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.