Based in Brussels, the five female singers that make up the band spent years gathering songs from their heritage over the years. They released a capella album Palabras darei in 2000. Since then, they have combined that sound with arrangements by Belgian musicians.
Their sound hearkens to the experiences of pilgrims share together on the Camino de Santiago, the various pilgrimages that culminate in the capital of Galicia, Santiago de Compostela,
For a taste of what's to come this Wednesday, listen to Lévame, Ialma's Galician version of Under the Bridge by the Red Hot Chili Peppers:
The CBC Musical Nooners are a series of free, live music concerts every weekday from noon to 1 p.m. at the CBC Vancouver Plaza on Hamilton Street (between West Georgia and Robson).
While we do control the line-up, we can't control the weather. Follow us on Twitter at @CBCVancouver or #musicalnooners in case of changes to the schedule due to inclement weather.