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bandstand

  • n  a platform where a (brass) band can play in the open air

  • In the tented area behind the bandstand, musicians who had finished playing for the final night of Newport's third jazz festival were packing their instruments and saying goodbye.
  • It has a bandstand, Symphony Hall; a library, the Athenaeum.
  • There were good men on the bandstand: Saxman Bud Freeman; cocky, stocky Trumpeter Wild Bill Davison, who blows the horn out of the side of his mouth; zoot-suitish Clarinetist Joe .
News & Articles

  • PHOTO GALLERY: Waterspout in Rehoboth
    Loading Photo Galleries ... Wild Weather in Rehoboth Beach on Friday evening included a Rainbow, Waterspout and Ominous Looking Clouds from a fast moving pop-up storm forced visitors to take cover, and a bandstand concert to be cut short.
    June 15, 2013 - Delaware Coast Press
  • Christened bandstand has busy concert series planned
    HARPSWELL — The dedication program for the bandstand at Mitchell Field will be held on Father’s Day, June 16, at 2 p.m. A feature of the festivities will be a concert by the newly organized Harpswell Concert Band, whose sole mission is to play for this dedication, and for future concerts at the bandstand. The band is under the direction of Robert S. Modr. read more
    June 14, 2013 - The Times Record
  • ‘American Bandstand’
    Members of the Brenham Children’s Chorus tour choir rehearse the choreography to “American Bandstand,” Thursday afternoon at the Community Education Building. The chorus will be traveling to Columbus, Ga. to sing at the Springer Opera house and to Orlando, Fla. to sing at Disney World and participate in the Disney Sings Workshop Monday through June 23.
    June 14, 2013 - Brenham Banner-Press
Quotes

  • Simon Cowell in BBC News
    Without Bandstand, without Dick, there would be no American Idol,said Simon Cowell, who is leaving the show to bring X Factor to Fox TV.
  • Bob Dylan in Minneapolis Star Tribune
    He was great. He was incredible. I mean, I'll never forget the image of seeing Buddy Holly up on the bandstand,Dylan told the Rolling Stone in 1984.
  • Simon Fuller in San Diego Union Tribune
    Dick Clark is the father of American music television, and the prospect of the two of us working together to bring 'American Bandstand' back to all its former glory, while giving it a 21st-century twist, is very exciting indeed,Fuller said in...

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