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INDIO, CA - APRIL 27: Band members from Tilly and the Wall stretch backstage during day 1 of the Coachella Music Festival held at the Empire Polo Field on April 27, 2007 in Indio, California. (Photo by Michael Buckner/Getty Images)

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I've never had the chance to go to Omaha, Neb., but from what I've gathered over the years, the city is a bit of a music mecca. Thanks in large part to the success of Conor Oberst and his many projects over the years, there is no shortage of bands to satisfy the population's indie-rock needs, and as in many scenes, you'll find that there is a lot of cross pollination between bands and projects.

Such is the case for Tilly & the Wall, with several members having played with Bright Eyes or other known Omaha acts. They have all of the elements of indie cool, including a tap dancer in lieu of a drummer, theatrical performances and costuming. The band has been around for just shy of a decade but if you're a Sirius listener, you've definitely heard them frequently on XMU.

You can catch the band in all its glory at the Casbah for Anti-Monday League. With Y La Bamba and Icky Blossoms rounding out the lineup, you're in for a Monday night treat.

Monday, Nov. 12:

  • Anti-Monday League presents Tilly & the Wall, Y La Bamba, Icky Blossoms @ Casbah
  • Casbah presents Talkdemonic, Extra Classic @ Soda Bar
  • Edochuli, Moxie Beat @ Eleven
  • The Tin Can Country Club featuring Matthew Strachota @ Tin Can
  • Soul Jazz Jam with the Fire Eaters @ Bar Pink
  • Rob Machado Foundation Benefit with John Rzeznik, Jon Foreman, Jon Swift @ Belly Up
  • Dirty Mondays with DJ Gabe Vega @ The Saloon (Encinitas)
  • Scars and Stripes, the Code 7's, the Darlings @ The Shakedown Bar
  • Open Mic @ Lestat's
  • Dave Scott & Monsoon Jazz @ Croce's
  • Morrisey Mondays with Kevin Cavanaugh @ Riviera Supper Club
  • Ricky Girodano's Jazz Quartet @ Athenaeum Music & Arts Library (12 p.m.)
  • Electric Waste Band @ Winston's
  • Karaoke @ Til-Two Club
  • Dub Dynamite @ The Office
  • Jazz Jam w/ Deejha & Walter @ Patrick's Gaslamp Pub
  • Karaoke @ Coyote Bar & Grill
  • Doug Allen @ The Kraken

Rosemary Bystrak writes about the San Diego music scene, events and general musings about life in San Diego on San Diego: Dialed In. Follow her updates on Twitter or contact her directly.

Related Topics Tilly & the Wall, Casbah
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