garage band

noun

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 For Alice Cooper, teaming up with Cooper Tires on the nationwide garage band contest Driven to Perform was a natural fit. Ed Masley, The Arizona Republic, 16 Apr. 2021 Plus, the songwriters had to keep the tune deliberately simple and not musically proficient beyond an amateur garage band’s skills. Melinda Newman, Billboard, 1 Apr. 2021 The movie sees Fenix pushed around and negged by his jock nemesis — played by the TikTok star turned emo-rapper Jxdn, aka Jaden Hossler — until Fenix’s garage band makes an impressive debut at a local dive bar, earning him the respect of his peers. Los Angeles Times, 4 Mar. 2021 Originally, George Carlin's character travels back in time to make sure that Bill and Ted's garage band goes on to create world-changing philosophical change. Leah Marilla Thomas, refinery29.com, 28 Aug. 2020 As the transition effort cratered, McGahn played one last gig that night with his garage band at a bar in Philadelphia. Walter M. Shaub Jr., The New York Review of Books, 17 June 2020 And following a garage band grooving set, Kurt Cobain’s widow, Courtney Love, posted the sweetest note thanking Malone. Tanya Edwards, refinery29.com, 27 Apr. 2020 Nor should a garage band or struggling indie artists. Carolyn Said, SFChronicle.com, 24 Feb. 2020 Omar spent his youth at backyard punk shows and is the bass player for Los Boulevards, a surf-rock garage band that performs in lucha libre masks. Hadley Tomicki, Los Angeles Times, 6 Mar. 2020

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First Known Use of garage band

1972, in the meaning defined above

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“Garage band.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/garage%20band. Accessed 3 Aug. 2021.

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garage band

noun

English Language Learners Definition of garage band

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

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