CBC Music

About Time

Tom Allen embraces the joys, sorrows, anger and peace expressed within five centuries of music: the stories of its time, its creators and its inspiration, from the Renaissance to the modern age.


Each weeknight at 9:00 PM, Afterdark's musical journey leads off with popular contemporary hits.

Backstage with Ben Heppner

If you've ever wondered what really happens behind-the-scenes at the theatre, here's the place to find out.

C’est formidable!

Explore the freshest hits that make Quebec dance and sing with Florence K.

Canada Live

Hear great performances of top Canadian roots, rock, indie, jazz and world musicians, recorded live exclusively for CBC Music.

CBC Music Top 20

Every Friday, CBC Music counts down the 20 hottest adult-alternative tracks heard on CBC Music Mornings and Drive.

Centre Stage

The great works of classical music take CENTRE STAGE in complete performances by today's top musicians.

Choral Concert

From centuries-old choral traditions to contemporary innovations, we explore all facets of choral music, through recordings and concerts.


CBC Music's DRIVE is the song you haven't heard in eons, the band you wish got more radio play, the music you feel passionate about.


Frequencies is a weekly one hour show hosted by Errol Nazareth

In Concert

The 'best of the best' live classical music — that’s the heart and soul of IN CONCERT.

Marvin’s Room

Marvin's Room is a weekly CBC Radio One and CBC Music show that explores the world of R&B from neo-soul to trap soul and everything in between.


Weekdays at 6 a.m. (6:30 a.m. NT) listeners wake up to a music mix of contemporary artists and familiar favourites.


Nightstream delivers the best new music to get you through the night from coast to coast to coast.

q The Music

q The Music is a CBC Music show featuring the best musical performances and content from q.

Randy Bachman’s Vinyl Tap

RANDY BACHMAN'S VINYL TAP is two hours of music and stories from one of Canada's musical legends.


RECLAIMED is a weekly series on CBC Radio One and CBC Music that explores the many worlds of contemporary Indigenous music.

Saturday Afternoon at the Opera

Home to the famous "Live at The Met" broadcasts, plus fine opera productions from opera houses and festivals in Canada and around the world.

Saturday Night Blues

Saturday Night Blues offers a broad spectrum of blues-based music - everything from Mississippi Delta blues to roots rock, zydeco and swing.

Saturday Night Jazz

SATURDAY NIGHT and JAZZ go together like Ella & Louis.


TEMPO is Canada's classical companion that shares beautiful music and engaging stories that inspire, inform and uplift.

The Block

Hosted by Angeline Tetteh-Wayoe, The Block is a two-hour weekday radio show focused on music of Black origin, encompassing a fluid mosaic of styles.

The Strombo Show

Every Sunday, host George Stroumboulopoulos spins three hours of music for music lovers, made by music lovers.

This is My Music

Each Saturday morning, this largely-classical music program that showcases music chosen by some of Canada's foremost international classical artists.

Weekend Mornings

Weekend Mornings on CBC Music features a music mix of familiar favourites and contemporary artists.