- a platform, often roofed, for outdoor band performances.
- a raised platform in a nightclub, restaurant, etc., used by the members of a band or orchestra while performing.
Origin of bandstand
Related Words for bandstandstall, booth, newsstand, arbor, stand, bandstand, rotunda, platform, kiosk, bower, summerhouse, belvedere
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Contemporary Examples of bandstand
Peter Christopherson made the leap to life on the bandstand and became a pioneer in the industrial music genre.The Golden Age of Rock Album Covers
December 5, 2014
The tenor saxophonist was one of the most imaginatively restless artists to ever work a bandstand.The Stacks: John Coltrane’s Mighty Musical Quest
October 18, 2014
When Cosby looked up, he saw that Sonny Stitt, the famed alto sax player, had joined the bandstand.Why Comedians Still Think Bill Cosby Is a Genius
October 5, 2014
Batiste and his band ended the evening by marching off the bandstand and playing amid the crowd.Jon Batiste, a Thrilling Jazz Pianist Whose First Goal Is to Entertain
February 16, 2014
But the same artist who played with such fire on the bandstand was burning out of control in his private life.The Jazz Pianist That John F. Kennedy Saved
August 16, 2013
Historical Examples of bandstand
And it was too dark to see him properly, because it was under that bandstand affair.
"I consulted a bandstand," said Father Brown, scratching his head.
The plaza, or central square, was gay with shops and there was a bandstand.The Mission of Janice Day
Helen Beecher Long
The throng of people round the bandstand was increasing every moment.The Harlequin Opal, Vol. 1 (of 3)
She began to be bewitched by the continuous circling round the bandstand.Rich Relatives
- a platform for a band, usually out of doors and roofed