a platform, often roofed, for outdoor band performances.
a raised platform in a nightclub, restaurant, etc., used by the members of a band or orchestra while performing.

1855–60; band1 + stand Unabridged
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bandstand (ˈbændˌstænd)
a platform for a band, usually out of doors and roofed

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Example sentences
Its central portion includes a dance floor and bandstand underneath a domed skylight.
On the bandstand he was invariably the center of attention.
Along the boulevard there is a bandstand for summer concerts, a bathhouse and many shade shelters.
They gathered around the bandstand to listen to this new music.
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