band shell

(redirected from bandstand)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Wikipedia.
Related to bandstand: American Bandstand

band shell

A sound-reflective construction, usually in the open air, to direct sound from performers on a stage to an audience.
References in periodicals archive ?
The 1905 bandstand is in Beckenham, where Bowie lived in the home of landlady-turned-lover Mary Finnigan.
The onlooker saw the performance bandstand in the park become engulfed in smoke as it was caught in the blaze.
There's more music on the way for the bandstand throughout the summer.
Now plans for the bandstand have been lodged with the council.
It was originally hoped that the bandstand could be created in time to be a feature of last summer's Great Exhibition of the North.
"Kelvingrove Bandstand has such a fantastic atmosphere and the feedback we have had from both artists and audiences is that they have a great time being there."
TUESDAY BRYAN FERRY Back at the Bandstand, this time for the Roxy Music frontman who'll bring one of the best back catalogues in music, with hotlytipped support act Stephanie Cheape.
But the development has demolished the perimeter fence and covered the open lower portion of the bandstand.
Carl Sargeant AM, Cabinet Secretary for Communities and Children, joined Ceredigion County Council chairman Cllr Dai Mason for the bandstand's official opening.
The Palatine Military Band performed weekly concerts on the bandstand during the summer.
On Sunday, August 7, Golcar Band will take over the bandstand from 2pm - 4pm.
The Ross Bandstand in Edinburgh's Princes Street Gardens has been in use for 80 years and is a key venue in the capital's world-famous Hogmanay celebrations.