I could see something was moving behind the curtain, and then two silhouettes appeared.
On the left, holding a microphone and dancing, was Jennifer Nettles.
On the right, playing his guitar, was Kristian Bush.
My wife — proving she’s the World’s Best Wife, Part the Infinity (h/t Charlie Pierce) — had bought the tickets for my birthday. We had parked, eaten dinner, walked to the DCU Center in Worcester, Massachusetts, taken our seats and heard Frankie Ballard finish his seat … but it all became real when those two silhouettes appeared on the curtain.
I was about to see Sugarland.