Aimee Mann first came to fame in the '80s as a member of 'Til Tuesday, a Boston New Wave/pop act best known for the Top 10 smash "Voices Carry," and then went on to establish her own successful solo career in the '90s.

Ted Leo is a first-rate punk/indie rocker, who has done terrific work as the leader of Ted Leo and the Pharmacists.

Now, Mann and Leo are working together as The Both.

The duo will support its critically acclaimed eponymous effort on Thursday at the Great American Music Hall in San Francisco. Show time is 8 p.m. and tickets are $26, www.slimspresents.com.

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Jamie Cullum is a terrific jazz-pop vocalist, who shines even brighter onstage than he does on his solid studio efforts.

The 34-year-old multi-instrumentalist, who seems most at home behind the piano, first came to widespread fame with 2002's "Pointless Nostalgic," which was certified gold in his native Great Britain.

He's currently touring in support of last year's "Momentum," which was co-produced by the Bay Area's Dan the Automator, and performs Friday at the Fillmore in San Francisco. Show time is 9 p.m. and tickets are $35, www.livenation.com.

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Singer Aimee Mann performs after Former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton received the Liberty Medal during a ceremony at the National Constitution
Singer Aimee Mann performs after Former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton received the Liberty Medal during a ceremony at the National Constitution Center, Tuesday, Sept. 10, 2013, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)