Category Archives: Music

Stream FREE holiday hits thanks to Stingray

Get in the holiday spirit with a little help from BendBroadband and Stingray Music.

Thanks to Stingray, you can stream commercial-free holiday music right from your computer, television, or mobile device as part of your BendBroadband programming package. The best part is that this gift comes at no extra cost to you.

From classic Christmas carols to new holiday jams, you can find all of your favorite songs of the season on Stingray’s Holiday Hits channel. If you’re looking to hear something fresh, here are my picks for the best new Christmas songs of 2018:

1. “What Christmas Means to Me” – John Legend, A Legendary Christmas
2. “Grown-Up Christmas List” – Pentatonix feat. Kelly Clarkson, Christmas is Here!
3. “White Christmas” – Eric Clapton, Happy Xmas
4. “Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer/Jingle Bells” – Jessie J, This Christmas Day
5. “Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas” – Ingrid Michaelson, Ingrid Michaelson’s Songs for the Season

But wait, there’s more! Kick your holiday party up a notch this year with Stingray’s free karaoke On Demand. Just grab your BendBroadband TV remote and invite your friends and family to sing along to their favorite yuletide carols and contemporary holiday hits.

If you need help learning how to access your free Stingray holiday music and karaoke, check out this blog for easy, step-by-step instructions.

Enjoy—and happy holidays!

By August Braun, Communications Intern

New Stingray app now available

New Stingray app now available

There’s never been a better time to listen to Stingray Music thanks to their new redesigned mobile app! Stingray’s commercial-free music is included as part of BendBroadband’s Essentials, Preferred, Freedom, or Starter packages. You’ll find 50 channels on your TV (channels 901-950) but you can also take 2000 Stingray channels with you on the go… Continue Reading

Playing it forward at BendBroadband’s Jazz at the Oxford

Playing it forward at BendBroadband’s Jazz at the Oxford

Looking to experience a hands-on workshop with world-class Jazz performers for Free? Go no further than right here in Bend. Musicians and singers, young and old are invited to attend one or all four of the workshops where the Jazz performers from the series teach the next generation this extraordinary art form. These free music-education… Continue Reading

4 Peaks Music Festival tickets on sale

4 Peaks Music Festival tickets on sale

It’s blustery out there, but we’re not going to let that dampen our excitement about Central Oregon’s upcoming summer concert season. BendBroadband sponsors a number of local music events each year, including the Sunriver Music Festival, the Sisters Folk Festival, shows at Les Schwab Amphitheater and more. And then there’s 4 Peaks Music Festival, the… Continue Reading

Learn from a jazz master this weekend

Learn from a jazz master this weekend

Here at BendBroadband, we’re proud to sponsor the annual Jazz at the Oxford concert series, which brings world-class jazz musicians to Bend’s renowned Oxford Hotel for live performances throughout the winter, with most artists playing three shows over a couple of weekend nights. The sixth season of Jazz at the Oxford is underway, with two… Continue Reading

Review: Robert Plant & The Sensational Space Shifters in Bend

For a guy who long ago achieved global domination via rock ‘n’ roll, Robert Plant’s obsession with American roots music is sort of sweetly adorable. During his show Monday night at Les Schwab Amphitheater in Bend, Plant’s between-song banter included multiple references to his home country “over there” (i.e. England), to music that came to America… Continue Reading