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band shell

also band·shell (bănd′shĕl′)
n.
A bandstand with a concave, almost hemispheric wall at the rear that serves as a sounding board.

band′ shell`


n.
a concave, acoustically resonant structure at the back of an outdoor bandstand.
[1925–30]
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As for spending city money on a band shell, "we don't have the money for this," he said, pointing out there would be maintenance expenses.
The action has been subtly 'updated' to the WWI period, taking place in Anytown, Canada (substitute Niagara-on-the-Lake for example) on a unit band shell set decorated with the former Canadian flag, Union Jack-coloured bunting, 'Britain needs YOU' posters and the like.
It expanded its footprint nearly a decade ago with a remarkably serene, classically proportioned addition by Renzo Piano that sits in quiet contrast to its bold neighbor, Frank Gehry's swooping band shell, at the other end of the lakefront Millennium Park.
Most of the time it "plays" forced-labor work songs through speakers invisibly embedded in its brassy, hard band shell, giving the songs a deep, hollow, and crystalline three-dimensional grandeur.
The Daytona Beach Band Shell is a popular place each summer where guests can enjoy live, local music for free.
The foundation for the band shell should be poured in November and the rest completed in the spring.
If you watch the news, you'd think, 'OK, Washington is a mess and the basic attitude is that everybody's crazy," Obama told a crowd of 3,500 Friday at the Lake Harriet Band Shell.
A band shell would reinvigorate it (performances), show we're serious and attract private funding.
Venues: Deauville Hotel Jazz Club and North Beach Band Shell (Miami Beach) and Miami-Dade County Auditorium.
Iraq Veterans Against the War planned a day of protests before joining musician Tom Morello at the Petrillo Band shell for a concert in Grant Park.
It's open-air, with a band shell that has an enormous awning that blows away in the roiling winds and microbursts that have become our climate.