cover band

noun

: a band that plays songs previously recorded by other performers

Examples of cover band in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Before plugging in the aux cord, linking a Bluetooth speaker or inviting a cover band on stage, business owners or event organizers must have a license. Julia Coin, Charlotte Observer, 25 Mar. 2024 As part of its opening festivities, Indianapolis cover band My Yellow Rickshaw will play March 9, and the Indianapolis Chamber Orchestra will perform March 17. Rory Appleton, The Indianapolis Star, 23 Feb. 2024 Hosted in conjunction with the town’s usual Sunday farmers’ market, the St. Patrick’s Day event consisted of a series of musical performances including a youth cover band, an a capella group and the Black Irish Band as the finale. Isha Trivedi, The Mercury News, 19 Mar. 2024 Billie Joe Armstrong’s cover band The Coverups played an intimate, pop-up show in London at the 600-capacity venue The Garage on Tuesday and surprised the crowd with Courtney Love for a rare performance. Sadie Bell, Peoplemag, 28 Feb. 2024 Chevy Metal, the cover band previously helmed by late Foo Fighters drummer Taylor Hawkins, rides on. Emlyn Travis, EW.com, 23 Aug. 2023 The Red Clay Strays emerged from the ashes of a cover band in Mobile in 2016. Garret K. Woodward, Rolling Stone, 18 Feb. 2024 Crazy Fingers is a local Grateful Dead cover band with a dedicated following, performing at the bar every Tuesday, according to its website. Shira Moolten, Sun Sentinel, 6 Jan. 2024 The other cool thing about Austin was everybody had a garage band or music project, but nobody was in a cover band. Jessica Nicholson, Billboard, 5 Jan. 2024

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“Cover band.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/cover%20band. Accessed 17 Apr. 2024.

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