Definition of bandstand
1 : a usually roofed platform on which a band or orchestra performs outdoors
2 : a platform in a ballroom or nightclub on which musicians perform
Recent Examples of bandstand from the Web
Along with pointing out Washington’s humility, Veasley remarked on the great pride the saxophonist took in making sure everyone on his bandstand was thoroughly prepared.
There will also be a Red, White, and Blue Fashion Show in front of the bandstand.
All concerts begin at 7 p.m. at the bandstand in Lakewood Park.
Night Blooming Jazzmen Dixieland Band, 5 p.m., bandstand, 7111 Talbert Ave.
Starting in 1896, entertainment in the park included movies, which were shown on a big canvas screen in front of the bandstand.
From the main stage to the bandstand, musicians sang and played everything from country to rock.
The Fourth of July schedule is much simpler: A flag raising ceremony is scheduled for 4 p.m. by the Oak Meadow Park bandstand, followed by the San Jose Wind Symphony’s patriotic pops concert.
And yet, many people still don't know what to make of Monk, whose spontaneous bandstand dances, cryptic silences and swank haberdashery fed unrealistic perceptions.
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First Known Use of bandstand
BANDSTAND Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of bandstand for English Language Learners
: a covered outdoor platform on which a band or orchestra plays
: a raised indoor platform on which a band or orchestra plays
BANDSTAND Defined for Kids
Definition of bandstand for Students
: an outdoor platform used for band concerts
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