Charles Bradley. Photo by Jay Janner.

Charles Bradley & His Extraordinaires at Paramount Theatre. In 2011, when he was a breakout superstar at South by Southwest, Bradley bled on the stage. Literally. He did a spin and drop dance move, likely a remnant of his earlier life as a James Brown impersonator, and when he rose to his feet, a small trickle of blood soaked his neatly pressed dress pants and dripped onto the floor below. He shrugged, then proceeded to leave his heart and soul on the stage, too. $32.50-$45.50. 8 p.m. 713 Congress Ave. — D.S.S.

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