garage band

noun
|Updated on: 1 Jul 2018

Definition of garage band

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

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First Known Use of garage band

1972

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Definition of garage band for English Language Learners

  • : a group of people who play rock music together and typically practice in a garage


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