Sackful of Sovereigns Mk8 218 to ?

Take some voices, electric and acoustic guitars, three bass guitars, some keyboards, drums, percussion, a clutch of contemporary, traditional and original folk, rock, blues, country and soul songs, a variety of musical influences and what do you get?.... Sackful of Sovereigns

WELCOME TO OUR SITE. Based in Melksham, Wiltshire in the heart of rural England, Sackful of Sovereigns is a five piece folk, rock, blues, country, roots and soul band performing their own original material and traditional and contemporary folk, rock, blues, country, roots and soul music, now in its eighth line-up. All the info on the band should be here but if you need any other details please contact us.

Sackful are back gigging again - July 12th 2022
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Sackful seeks new bass player and instumentalist - March 11th 2019
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Sackful back gigging - July 18th 2018....... SEE NEWS

"Break a leg", they said - so she did! - July 15th 2017 ....... SEE NEWS

Leonie is appearing in the new comedy musical "It Shoulda Been You" in September 2017 at Cooper Hall, Frome and "Guys and Dolls" in October at the Merlin Theatre, Frome ....... SEE NEWS

Sackful on BBC Wiltshire on Saturday 16th April ....... SEE NEWS

Great Session at BBC Wiltshire on Saturday 9th January ....... SEE NEWS

STILL Looking for an Instrumentalist We're still looking for an instrumentalist to add to the line-up. Fiddle, Flute, Whistle, Sax, Concertina, all considered....... SEE NEWS

Mark in "Once Upon a Time" in February 2016 ....... SEE NEWS

Leonie in "The Last Five Years" in February 2016 and "The Producers" in March 2016 ....... SEE NEWS

Back at The Pilot Bowerhill, Melksham after 17 years on the 21st November 2015 ....... SEE NEWS

Leonie in "City of Angels" in November 2015 and "The Little Mermaid" in December 2015 ....... SEE NEWS

Back at The Cellar Bar at The Bear Hotel in Devizes on the 29th May 2015 ....... SEE NEWS and SEE GIG GUIDE

Leonie Macaslin is in "Hairspray" the Musical at Frome 12th to 16th May ....... SEE NEWS

Leonie Macaslin to support The Warminster Military Wives Choir" at Melksham Assembly Hall on June 21st ....... SEE NEWS

Great Night on the 20th December Thanks to all those who turned out (and missed the "Strictly" final) for our Christmas concert at the Rachel Fowler Centre. It was a great night playing to....... SEE NEWS

Christmas Concert 2014 Following on from the successful debut of the latest Sackful of Sovereigns line up in May and appearances at Party in the Park and the Melksham River Festival the band are performing a Christmas Concert for 2014....... SEE NEWS

Sackful Mk 7 Debuts in May The Cellar Bar in Devizes on the 23rd May 2014 will be the debut gig for the 7th incarnation of Sackful of Sovereigns....... SEE NEWS

STOP PRESS.... Mark Peaple, from Melksham, joins Sackful of Sovereigns on bass Guitar. Rehearsals to bring Mark up to speed with the bands material are underway. ....... SEE NEWS

Daizi and Steve's Last Gig The Cellar Bar in Devizes on the 26th October will be Daizi and Steve's last gig with Sackful of Sovereigns ....... SEE NEWS

Sackful of Sovereigns are looking for an instrumentalist to join the line-up for 2013. Fiddle, Flute, Whistle, Sax, Concertina, all considered. We're looking for ....... SEE NEWS

Following two successful appearances in 2012 and another in March 2013 Sackful of Sovereigns will be back at The Cellar Bar Devizes at the Bear Hotel on Saturday October 26th 2013. ....... SEE NEWS

Carol and Iza Goroff visited Melksham on the 4th and 5th of May ....... SEE NEWS

In Memory of Phil Mundy. We were really saddened at the end of last year by the ....... SEE NEWS

Ian Spittal is back with the Sovereigns. After spending 8 years as Estate Manager ....... SEE NEWS

Daizi's Getting Married.Not content with just joining a new band in 2012 ....... SEE NEWS

Our ex drummer, Mark Griffin, is playing full time with "The Ray Jones Band" ....... SEE NEWS

Our ex concertina, flute, whistle and recorder player Heather Minnion now has formed an acoustic dance band ....... SEE NEWS


Saturday 3rd June 2023....
The Bandstand, Lakeside Pleasure Grounds, Weymouth Street,
Warminster, Wiltshire BA12 9NH. 11.00am till 1.00pm.

Saturday 8th July 2023....
Wroughton Carnival, The Wier Field, Wroughton, Wiltshire.
12.00 midday till 6.00pm. Time for our 40 min slot 1.00pm

BBC WILTSHIRE - 16/04/16...

Have you heard of the "Goodwin" family from Melksham? They were the family who suffered the greatest loss of life in the Titanic disaster. Hit PLAY and you can learn their story thanks to local band "Sackful of Sovereigns"

Posted by BBC Wiltshire on Saturday, 16 April 2016