Whether you have come to the CBC Music site for the first time to listen to live radio or to one of our 50+ music streams, the key is to look for a play button. Appearing in the middle of images for playable content, clicking this play button will instantly begin your listening experience.
The Audio Player
Once the music stream starts playing, the Audio Player at the top of the page will display the track name, artist, and station to which you are listening.
Listen to CBC Radio 2 live stream on-air, through the Radio 2 Programs page or wherever you see a play button associated with CBC Radio 2. Our player will automatically determine the time zone based on your current location. However, you can change time zones by using the drop-down menu located next to the On-Air icon in the top left of the CBC Radio 2 image.
You can connect to our music streams anywhere throughout the CBC Music site. Simply look for a play button on any of our content items. To navigate directly to the music stream of your choice, click on the Genre tab in the top bar, or discover all of our music streams in one place through our Music Streams tab.
If you are listening to a music stream, you are able to skip up to 6 tracks per hour.