Father’s Day gift guide for the Entertainment Dad

A man’s pride is measured by the size of his flatscreen, and our dads are no exception. If your dad is an entertainer at heart make sure to check out these gift suggestions that will make every get together a night to remember.

Spotify Subscription

What’s a night in without music? Give your dad the gift of ad-free music streaming with a premium Spotify subscription. While it would normally cost $9.99 per month, Spotify is currently running a summer promotion that offers three months of premium listening for just $0.99 per month. The offer ends on June 30th, just in time for Father’s day.

A premium account also comes with a wider music selection, high definition sound and the ability to download the songs you listen to for offline listening. Furthermore, Spotify Premium can also be enjoyed through PlayStation Music.

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Bose In-Ear Headphones

So nothing gets between him and his music, Bose’s smallest ever pair of headphones include noise-cancelling features that will let dad enjoy his playlist in peace. Though they’re priced at $129.99, the package includes a carrying case, a clothing clip and three pairs of ultra tips that’ll make for an easy and comfortable wear. Just beware of shouting down at him from the second floor. He likely can’t hear you!

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CraveTV/Shomi Subscription

What’s the point of a flat screen without anything to put on it? CraveTV is a television streaming service available to those who own an Apple TV, or anyone currently with the following providers; Bell, Telus, Eastlink, VMedia, Wightman and Sasktel. Furthermore, CraveTV can be accessed on a wide variety of devices including IPad, iPod, IPhone, Android Tablets and Smartphones, MacBook, Apple TV and Android Smart TV. With a wide selection of original and streamed content, this monthly $7.99 subscription is sure to keep dad busy all weekend.

Alternatively, the perfect gift for the Rogers customer is the carrier’s own streaming service, Shomi, which boasts a similar variety of content. Shomi, however, is slightly more expensive at $8.99 per month.

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Roku Streaming Stick

There are countless ways to make the TV watching experience even better. If your dad is into streaming his favourite shows, a Roku streaming stick might be just what he’s looking for. With over 2000 channels and no ongoing fees, the Roku streaming stick allows you to access a wide variety of free channels and several paid streaming services of your choosing, such as Netflix and Spotify. Dad will especially like the stick’s simple setup, needing only to be plugged into a TV, HDMI or to a home network via composite cables.

One of the biggest benefits of this gift is that it’s portable, meaning it can be used on any television in the house and can even be taken to a friend’s house. For mobile access, Roku also offers apps for iOS and Android. The Roku Streaming stick starts at $59.99.