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Sara and James Nelson

Celtic, Folk, Traditional

Sara and James Nelson are a brother/sister group that enjoys playing fiddle tunes and singing.  They have been performing at fundraisers, churches, nursing homes, hospitals, and for the last 6 summers as part of the Molly Kool Kitchen Parties at Fundy National Park.  They are both members of the Sussex Avenue Fiddlers with Ivan and Vivian Hicks and are always featured performers as part of their shows.  With the Sussex Avenue Fiddlers, they have performed at the Riverview Arts Centre, Harbourfront Jubilee, the Maritime Fiddle Festival, Moncton Ribfest and the Riverview Canada Day celebrations.  Both Sara and James enjoy attending fiddle contests, and have both won the Maritime Fiddle Festival, and have finished high in contests in NB, NS, and Ontario. 

Sara enjoys playing fiddle and piano and also step dances.  James enjoys playing guitar, fiddle, and mandolin.

In 2020, they were invited to be part of the Albert County 175 celebrations and were able to record a set of tunes at the Albert County Courthouse: