Listen Online


You can listen to WBEZ online and on your mobile device in a variety of ways. In addition to our website's live audio player you can paste our live web stream URL into most web browsers to listen via your browser's default audio plugin. Our live stream's URL address is

If you prefer, there are a number of live radio stream aggregation services, including, through which you can listen to us and bookmark our station as a preference.

Audio / Video Software

If you're listening on your computer you can also locate a live audio stream for WBEZ in iTunes, Windows Media, RealPlayer and most major audio / video software programs. Typically you can navigate within software programs to find our live web stream (in iTunes the Radio directory can be accessed in the Library section on the top left) or direct the program to our live stream URL.

Depending on your browser's settings, you can open a .pls file of our stream directly in your default media player.

Mobile Apps

WBEZ apps are available in iTunes and the Google Play. Both versions enable users to listen to our live stream as well as read news from WBEZ, read our blogs and connect with us via social media.