Frequently Asked Questions

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.


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.


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!


1. Choose either the contemporary or traditional stream.

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).


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:


For Windows

Windows Media Player



For Mac



For Linux/Unix



If you are still having trouble listening to RadioAtlantic, please let us know so that we can help.


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 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!