What is RadioAtlantic?
RadioAtlantic is a free streaming online radio station dedicated to playing east coast Canadian music all day, every day.
Read more about RadioAtlantic here.
What is the contemporary stream?
RadioAtlantic offers two streaming radio stations. The contemporary stream plays music by popular and emerging east coast Canadian musicians.
To listen, just visit the contemporary stream page and click listen (your player will load). No registration or payment is required.
The contemporary stream plays artists such as Great Big Sea, Matt Mays, Joel Plaskett & the Emergency, Nathan Wiley, Fugato, Glamour Puss, Gordie Sampson, Hot Toddy, The Jive Kings, Hey Rosetta!, Sloan and Matt Minglewood.
What is the traditional stream?
RadioAtlantic offers two streaming radio stations. The traditional stream plays music by popular and emerging traditional east coast Canadian musicians.
To listen, just visit the traditional stream page and click listen (your player will load). No registration or payment is required.
The traditional stream plays artists such as Ashley MacIsaac, the Barra MacNeils, Ron Hynes, Stan Rogers, the Irish Descendents, Anita Best, Drumlin, McGinty, Natalie MacMaster, the Rankin Family and Stompin' Tom Connors.
How do I listen to a radio stream?
It's easy and free. No registration required!
2. Click the listen button.
3. Your computer's music player should automatically detect the stream. The stream should load in your music player.
4. You should now be listening to RadioAtlantic! If you like, you can close your internet browser and the music will continue playing in the music player (until you close your music player).
For your reference, here are direct links to the streams:
I can't get the music to work!
Have you tried the above steps?
If you do not have a music player installed in your computer, try downloading the following:
If you are still having trouble listening to RadioAtlantic, please let us know so that we can help.
How do I request a song?
How to make a request:
2. Scroll down to the requests section. Do a search to find the artist and song you want to request. For example, type "Great Big Sea" in the search box and press "Go."
3. Request a song by clicking "Request," which is located beside the song. A pop-up box should appear.
4. Fill in the fields. Let us know why you're requesting the song. Submit the form.
5. You should get a message letting you know that you've successfully submitted a request.
Your requested song won't be played instantly. When your request will be played depends on how many other requests have been received, the time of day, and how frequently requests are played.
RadioAtlantic loves it when you request your favourite music! Your requests help RadioAtlantic determine what you want to hear.
There are a few restrictions:
- Each person (identified by IP address) can only request a certain number of songs (ex. 10 songs) per day.
- If an artist or song was recently played, you may not be able to request additional songs by that artist. Try again later.
Can I submit photos to RadioAtlantic?
We'd love to see and share your original east coast music photos! Email your three best photos to email@example.com. Be sure to include your full name and your website address (if applicable) so you get credit for your photos.
For more information check out the photo credits page. Thank you to all east coast music photographers!
Does RadioAtlantic accept advertisers?
Yes, RadioAtlantic accepts advertising. Thank you to all our past and current advertisers who have helped RadioAtlantic support east coast music. Visit the advertising page for details.
Can I help?
RadioAtlantic is looking for you! Are you interested in east coast music? Do you have photos or music to share? Got an idea that you think will improve RadioAtlantic? We want to hear from you!