garage band


Definition of garage band

: an amateur rock band typically holding its rehearsals in a garage and usually having only a local audience

Examples of garage band in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Yet the vast collection—with its accompanying liner notes, interviews, detailed timeline and discography, and hundreds of photos—suggests a group that, from the beginning, was more than a shambling garage band that had stumbled out of CBGB. Erik Morse, Vogue, 23 Aug. 2022 Desmond has lined up the veteran New York City garage band the Fleshtones for a gig in August. James Sullivan,, 16 June 2022 Elvis Costello, who has a big-time affinity for N’awlins, and his band the Imposters thundered from the Gentilly Stage like a sophisticated ‘60s garage band. Tristram Lozaw,, 12 May 2022 The evening concluded with a performances by the Coalition of the Willing (a garage band with former diplomats and administration officials) and Dana al-Fardan, a singer-songwriter from Qatar. Washington Post, 6 May 2022 Maybe your dad isn't ready to leave his garage band playing days in the past. Elizabeth Berry, Woman's Day, 21 Apr. 2022 Along with his arranger, producer Greg Wells, and his bass player, Bublé set up a garage band-esque studio to make a demo for McCartney. Maureen Lee Lenker,, 25 Mar. 2022 Detroit mom of two shakes up her routine by forming a garage band with her unemployed neighbor, her mail carrier and her daughter's boyfriend. Julie Hinds,, 18 Mar. 2022 Today the album is a lodestar for every messy, moody, mascara-wearing social-outcast garage band that fancies itself a bit Downtown. Kyle Smith, National Review, 6 Oct. 2021 See More

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First Known Use of garage band

1972, in the meaning defined above

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5 Sep 2022

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“Garage band.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 27 Sep. 2022.

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