Watch Jazz at the White House Online: Live Stream Guide

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For International Jazz Day on April 30, 2016, President Obama and the First Lady are hosting a slew of jazz superstars for a special event at the White House. Guests include Herbie Hancock, Aretha Franklin, Trombone Shorty, and more. To watch Jazz at the White House online, see our tips below.

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April 30 is International Jazz Day, and this year it is being celebrated at the White House and televised on ABC as a special called Jazz at the White House. The President and First Lady will host a huge number of jazz superstars including Aretha Franklin, Trombone Shorty, Chick Corea, Sting, and many more for this special event. You can watch Jazz at the White House online using our guide below.

Jazz at the White House will air on ABC April 30 at 8 p.m. ET. If you want to make sure you catch this historic event celebrating the jazz’s contribution our nation’s history, be sure to tune in. But how can you watch Jazz at the White House online without cable? Questions about live broadcast local networks are the most difficult to answer, but here is what we’ve got for you.

Jazz at the White House Streaming on Sling TV

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Sling TV is our favorite all-in-one cable replacement service, particularly for pay TV channels. However, Sling TV (review) now offers ABC live streaming in select markets in their Broadcast Extra package, which is an additional $5 a month on top of the already affordable $20 per month for the basic subscription. All of this is with no contract and no strings attached. The markets where this is available are:

  • Chicago
  • Fresno-Visalia
  • Houston
  • Los Angeles
  • New York City
  • Philadelphia
  • Raleigh-Durham
  • San Francisco

With the Broadcast Extra package in one of these cities, jazz fans can enjoy watching the Jazz at the White House live stream from the comfort of their own homes.

Of course, ABC live streaming isn’t the only benefit of Sling TV. It has tons of live streaming content from your favorite pay TV networks and it can be watched on a variety of platforms including any mobile device or television connections.

If you don’t want to take our word for it, try it out for free for seven days and you can watch Jazz at the White House online free. Or, if you’re willing to dive in head first, you can sign up for three months of service and get a free Roku 2 or half-off a Roku 3. If you choose to get the Roku 2, which retails for $70, it’s like paying $60 for the Roku and getting three months of Sling for free!

If you’re a T-Mobile customer, check out their 30% off the Best of Live TV deal if you sign up for a year. There is still no contract, and you can also take advantage of T-Mobile’s Binge On service so your streaming video doesn’t count against your data plan. All of these are great ways to watch Jazz at the White House online.

Watch Jazz at the White House Online with PlayStation Vue

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A similar service to Sling TV is Sony’s PlayStation Vue. The reason it isn’t our go-to solution is because of a few more restrictions, which may or may not be a big deal for your needs. Like Sling TV, live streaming local networks are only available in limited markets with PlayStation Vue. ABC can only be accessed live in these cities:

  • Chicago
  • New York City
  • Dallas
  • Miami
  • Los Angeles
  • San Fransisco
  • Philadelphia

However, ABC is available nationwide the next day on-demand. With this, you could watch Jazz at the White House online if live isn’t your priority. For nationwide users, access to regular cable channels is still live streaming.

PlayStation Vue (review) has packages start at $29.99 per month and can be accessed on PS3 or PS4, Amazon Fire TV, Chromecast, and iPad. You should be aware that the service has strict location restrictions. You can’t use the service outside of your home without serious limitations, even if you have a mobile app.

To learn more about PlayStation Vue, and how to watch Jazz At The White House online, visit their website.

These are the ways you can watch Jazz at the White House online, live streaming and on-demand. Tune in on April 30 to see what the buzz is all about. You can search for more of your favorite shows or TV specials here. If you want to see what kinds of deals you can get by switching Internet service providers, we have an ISP search tool, too.

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Laura M. LaVoie lives in a 120 square foot house in the mountains of Western North Carolina. There she has access to a great internet connection and some of the best craft beer in the country.
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