band shell


Definition of band shell

: a bandstand having at the rear a sounding board shaped like a huge concave seashell

Examples of band shell in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Just south of the event space will be a public square area with a band shell for musical performances. Jeff Rumage, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "The next phase of the Foxtown development in Mequon will feature restaurants, an ice cream bar and arcade," 5 Aug. 2020 Police also released a photo of a woman vandalizing a band shell wall with a similar theme along with the first name of Isak Aden, a 23-year-old man who was fatally shot by Eagan police during a standoff in July 2019. Paul Walsh, Star Tribune, "Officer statue in Eagan vandalized with anti-police graffiti," 6 Aug. 2020 The concerts are hosted in the band shell at the end of the restaurant row. Jeff Forward, Houston Chronicle, "Township Notes: Riva Row Boat House closed another 2 weeks; concert series returns," 9 July 2020 There will be food, beverages and music at the Nixon Park band shell from 5 to 11 p.m. July 18. Hannah Kirby, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "From concerts to festivals, here are 71 events still scheduled for Milwaukee's suburbs this summer," 17 June 2020 And possibly outdoor concert venues like the band shell in Devou Park or Seasongood Pavilion in Eden Park. 4. David Lyman,, "The art of crawling out from the rubble of pandemic," 28 May 2020 Bring a blanket or lawn chair to the band shell amphitheater and enjoy music from the KSO. Luann Gibbs,, "Things to do in Cincinnati this week: July 29-Aug. 4," 29 July 2019 Bike judging will take place after the parade in front of the band shell. Jennifer Whidden, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "Here's everything you need to know for 4th of July in Milwaukee and the suburbs," 13 June 2019 The project also involves updating North Olmsted Community Park with new football and soccer field, band shell, performance stage, all-purpose trail, playgrounds, bocce courts and parking areas. John Benson,, "North Olmsted officials hosting parks and recreation levy open houses," 9 Mar. 2018

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First Known Use of band shell

1897, in the meaning defined above

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8 Sep 2020

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“Band shell.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 22 Sep. 2020.

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