Live Review: Shelby Lynne at the Fillmore, 05/01/08

Music review: Whole lot of love from Lynne: Aidin Vaziri | Playing the Fillmore can have a strange effect on people. On Thursday, Shelby Lynne seemed genuinely overwhelmed by all the history lining the walls of the room. “We’ve never been in here before, so I’m really, really happy to be here right now,” the 39-year-old country-soul siren said. It made sense. Her music is deeply steeped in rock ‘n’ roll history, pulling equally from Al Green, Hank Williams, Aretha Franklin, Elvis Presley and Tammy Wynette. So it was OK that she kept telling the audience how thrilled she was to be there, even when she got a little carried away and gushed, “I’m a Fillmore virgin!” Continue reading.

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