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

Saturday 31st August 2019 | 8pm - 1am

Guilty Pleasures

Let us take you to the place, where membership's a smiling face, brush shoulders with the stars, where strangers take you by the hand, and welcome you to wonderland, from beneath their panamas... Yes... find out more

Mother Vulture

Sunday 1st September 2019 | Doors open 7.30pm

Mother Vulture

Hectic Blues Punk with a thrilling live show, Mother Vulture are coming to town. Don't miss this gig! Everyone I know who has seen this band live has been blown away. This will be a special... find out more

Moriaty

Friday 6th September 2019 | 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

Rambunctious Social Club presents Molten Mosh Mania!

Saturday 7th September 2019 | Doors 8pm

Rambunctious Social Club presents Molten Mosh Mania!

Better The Disco devil you know! Rambunctious returns in a pyroclastic style molten mash up of Tropical Trickery! QUE SABROSA!!!! Hot footing their way into the 10 year celebrations nothing melts ... find out more

Pepe Belmonte

Wednesday 11th September 2019 | Doors 8pm

Pepe Belmonte

A classic songwriter with a flair for melody. Roots-folk guitar and harmonica inspired by world folk and blues. He and his work appear in feature films and television. Pepe Belmonte is a roots-blues guitar... find out more

Hearing Aid Beige

Friday 20th September 2019 | Doors 8pm

Hearing Aid Beige

Hearing Aid Beige’s music takes some of the most distinctive elements of 60’s rock and arranges them to build an incredibly modern sound. They have the ability to echo Pink Floyd and Ariel Pink in... find out more

Bill & Keeny's House Double Vol. 11

Saturday 21st September 2019 | 8pm

Bill & Keeny's House Double Vol. 11

DJ’s Bill (DJ BeatOn) and Keeny (GoldDust, Guilty Pleasures) invite you to once again join them for their anoth night of House Double shenanigans! Featuring night of choice house cuts, from early Chicago/New... find out more

The Undercover Hippy

Friday 11th October 2019 | 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

Magic Bus

Saturday 19th October 2019 | Doors 8pm

Magic Bus

Magic Bus (featuring Jay Darlington ex Kula Shaker/Oasis) formed in Totnes Devon in 2010. They have released 3 albums to date: ‘Magic Bus’ 2011, ‘Transmission from Sogmore's garden’... find out more

Backbeat Soundsystem

Friday 25th October 2019 | 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

Faeland

Friday 8th November 2019 | 8pm

Faeland

Songs for the spirit, folk-pop with a mystical Celtic edge. Faeland are a contemporary folk band from Bristol, UK. Fusing deep folk tradition and acoustic instrumentation, Faeland bring their innovative and... find out more

William The Conqueror

Friday 15th November 2019 | 8pm

William The Conqueror

A character, a mythology, the flicker of a younger self, William the Conqueror is many things, but in simplest terms it is the name of a band put together by songwriter Ruarri Joseph, alongside his close musical... find out more

Evi Vine

Saturday 16th November 2019 | 8pm

Evi Vine

We can hardly believe that Evi Vine are going to play a show for us in Totnes. This will be beyond awesome. Album number 3 from Evi Vine 'BLACK//LIGHT//WHITE//DARK' is one of our favourite albums of... find out more

WILLE EDWARDS (SOLO)

Friday 29th November 2019 | 8pm

WILLE EDWARDS (SOLO)

Wille Edwards; Cornwall based musician, eclectic songwriter, and front man of internationally acclaimed band Wille and the Bandits will embark on a solo tour of the UK in November, performing more of the acoustic... find out more

Sheelanagig

Saturday 30th November 2019 | 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.