The ticket stub says Big Thief, but I left the September 9 show at D.C.’s Black Cat talking about Lucy Dacus, the incredible opening act (and fellow Virginian).

The Richmond-based singer-songwriter’s upcoming LP Historian — her second full-length, following 2016’s No Burden — is due out March 2 via Matador. Lead single “Night Shift” is our Song of the Day: