bandshell

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English[edit]

A bandshell

Etymology[edit]

band +‎ shell.

Noun[edit]

bandshell (plural bandshells)

  1. A large, outdoor performing venue typically used by bands and orchestras, with the roof protecting musicians from the elements and reflecting the sound towards the audience.
    • 2009 August 31, Ben Ratliff, “Connecting Dots, From Bird to Michael Jackson”, in New York Times[1]:
      By the beginning of the concert the rain had stopped falling on the crowd, but not on the musicians: the ceiling of the broken-down bandshell leaked, and water hadn’t finished working its way through.

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