Sunday, March 17

“The first time I tasted somebody else’s spit I had a coughing fit,” Lucy Dacus sings on “Night Shift,” the first track on her 2018 album Historian, and right away you know you’re listening to an indie-rock artist of rare courage. Mal Blum and Fenne Lily open the 8 p.m. show at SPACE Gallery (538 Congress St., Portland). Tix: $10-$12 (all ages). 828-5600. space538.org.