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CBC Musical Nooners July 29: Robyn & Ryleigh

07/28/2015 04:00 EDT | Updated 07/28/2016 05:59 EDT
Langley, B.C. sister duo Robyn and Ryleigh Gillesie bring their upbeat blend of traditional acoustic country and modern rock to the CBC Musical Nooners stage on Monday.

Robyn began writing songs at age 12 and taught herself how to play guitar. It wasn't long before Ryleigh began adding her own harmonies to her older sister's songs, creating what is now their signature sound.

They were discovered in 2010 by veteran country music producers David Wills and Paul Shatto, and released their debut EP Love Always later that year. 2013 saw the release of their first full-length album, Robyn & Ryleigh, which features songwriting contributions from Taylor Swift, among others.

On their website, Robyn and Ryleigh describe themselves as "authentic country girls singing about fast cars, boy and hot summer nights. Part mud, part makeup, part glamorous, part funny."

For a taste of what's to come on Wednesday, listen to I Found You:

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 lineup, 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. 

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