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Peggy Hanifan

Peggy Hannifan

Photo: Jack Jenkins from Peggy's Facebook page

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Issue: 2016-07-07, PHOTO: by Alistar Maitland Photography

The music scene in Whitehorse is really something. Full of fresh, creative musical sounds that come straight from the heart and soul of artists who discovered their own voices inside the warmth of their homes in the dead of winter. The diving... Read more

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Issue: 2015-07-02 PHOTO: courtesy of Barry “Jack” Jenkins and Peggy Hanifan

We decided to go back to where it all began. The first jam night that Peggy Hanifan ever hosted was at the Kopper King and that is where we found ourselves on none other than a good old “Thirsty Thursday”. Barry “Jack” Jenkins moved from... Read more

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August 14, 2014

When Whitehorse students go back to school on August 25, many of them will be meeting Peggy Hanifan for the first time. Many others will have spent hundreds of hours with her already, but they won’t call her Peggy. To them, she is School Bus ... Read more

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Buddy Tabor, from Juneau, Alaska, is a great friend of the Yukon music scene. He's performed at countless festivals, collaborated with local musicians and his songs are frequently covered live and on recordings. Read more

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Let's see What's Up in the gay community. The GALA Pub nights have moved to Foxy's Cabaret. The first Saturday of every month, between 4 and 8pm, we are gathering with the irrepressible Peggy Hanifan for drinks and music and mingling. Peggy has been Read more

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Whitewater Wednesday isn't just a night for tour-seasoned musicians. It's also for people who are just starting to play their first songs. Lisa Vollans, a close friend of mine, is one of those. She's starting to relax and enjoy performing songs like Read more

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As a singer-songwriter in Fire Escape (formerly The Secret Project) and as a solo artist, Cook stands out from the Whitewater Wednesday crowd. Read more

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Gordie Tentrees has come a long way from his first Whitewater Wednesday Night Jam performance at The Backwater Lounge, now Flipper's Pub. He's released two albums, has toured most of North America and, starting in early November, has launched his fir Read more

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I should know better than to schedule these interviews for Thursday afternoons, but luckily Seki, a Whitewater Wednesday Jam Night regular, understands. We reinvigorate ourselves with mochaccinos at Baked Café and get down to talking Read more

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"The Garden Party is a unique atmosphere because it's held at the Stehelin Ranch," Kate Weekes, a YWIM member, explains. "It's a beautiful location and privately owned by one of our members, Eva Stehelin. It gives us the freedom to create an event al Read more

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Regulars to Peggy Hanifan's Whitewater Wednesday Jam Nights at Flipper's Pub are familiar with her song, My Favourite Son. More recently they've also been able to see and hear the subject of that song, Patrik R.J. Lethbridge. Read more

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He takes the Whitewater Wednesday Jam Night stage and plays a variety of genres, from Ween to Tom Waits, then invites his friend Steve McGovern to join him in a cover of The Flightof the Conchords' Business Time, a true crowd-pleaser. Read more

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She stands tall and confident at the mike and captures the crowd with a unique guitar style and quirky songs, including The Mothership, a surf-rock song she's recording for Yukon Women In Music's upcoming CD. Read more

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As we take down the hand drums she's been using to accompany Peggy Hanifan at Whitewater Wednesday, Innish and I set up her keyboard so she can take centre stage, singing and playing a mix of jazz standards and country songs. Read more

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As a non-smoker, I looked forward to my first pub crawl after the anti-smoking bylaw was rolled out to bars Jan. 1. This sits sideways for some people who think government is putting its nose where it aught not be. As the majority of live music in Read more

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