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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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Stephens said that part of that history is showcasing the city's band shell.
The park will permit experiences for people to enjoy spaces for ornamental gardens and woodlands, a 17-acre lake, children's playground and water feature, a band shell and a restaurant.
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.
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.
I visited there earlier this summer and the skirting on the front of the band shell was actually falling off, and the boards that made up the seats of the large stands in front of it were twisted, warped, and badly in need of replacement.
The current band shell would be replaced by a bandstand in the center of the park and close to sidewalks that would be widened on Amite Street.
It will also include the attached backstage and storage area construction, utilities, landscaping, new independent washrooms and the demolition of the existing band shell.
"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.