What’s a not-yet-out-of-the-closet Grammy-winning singer who still rolls joints on her LPs and records acclaimed albums full of Dusty Springfield songs doing playing a free show on a man-made lake next to a pizza place in Rohnert Park? Like the incessant questions about her relationship to Gayle King–esque manager Betty Jordan, don’t ask. Shelby Lynne
usually plays to packed theaters, still riding the wave of her excellent country-soul debut I Am Shelby Lynne
, so witnessing her gut-busting voice in the confines of a small restaurant patio is a rare opportunity. The show is free, courtesy of the KRSH 95.9-FM, Lynne’s new album, Tears, Lies and Alibis
, is great, and with any luck she’ll sing her a cappella rendition of “A Song for You” while the ducks quack along. Be there on Saturday, July 3, at Latitude Island Grill, 5000 Roberts Lake Drive, Rohnert Park. 6pm. Free. 707.588.0707.