Definition of bandshell in English:


Line breaks: band|shell


chiefly North American
A bandstand in the form of a large concave shell with special acoustic properties.
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  • One other ‘star’ of the evening was the new bandshell covering the stage of the Hollywood Bowl.
  • A band was performing Motown songs in a bandshell and hundreds of people were camped out on their folding chairs and beach towels in front of the stage.
  • The show is at an outdoor bandshell located outside of town in a park with a fake farm; it looks like a toy blown up to life-size.

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