Hannah James and Sam Sweeney
|Hannah James and Sam Sweeney|
James and Sweeney performing at Sidmouth Festival, 2009.
|Associated acts||Kerfuffle, Bellowhead|
Hannah James and Sam Sweeney are an English folk duo, comprising Hannah James (piano accordion, vocals, clogs) and Sam Sweeney (violin, viola, octave viola, English bagpipes, nyckelharpa, Hardanger fiddle).
Hannah James and Sam Sweeney had been playing together for many years as part of the band Kerfuffle, but only officially became a duo in 2009.
At the 2013 folk awards they were nominated for 'Best Duo' and Sweeney was nominated for 'Musician of the Year'.