What is band?

  • (noun): A group of musicians playing popular music for dancing.
    Synonyms: dance band, dance orchestra
    See also — Additional definitions below

Some articles on band, bands:

George Harrison - The Beatles: 1957–1970
... He first auditioned for the band at Rory Storm's Morgue Skiffle Club, playing "Guitar Boogie Shuffle" (by Bert Weedon) in March 1958 ... then 14, was too young to join the band ... was 15, Lennon and the others had accepted him as one of the band ...
3k Static
... garnered favorable reviews especially in Germany, where the band's often aggressive political comment was seen as a throwback to the earlier days of post-punk electronic and ... The band's subsequent release The Great Republic was released in 2005, and distributed by Cargo Records (Germany) In addition to the ardently leftist 'anti-art' and 'art as subversion' political statements that ... The band's 2006 album release Where's Our Piece of the Groovy World, and 2007 effort Voodoo Science were entry candidates (Best Electronic/Dance Album) for the 50th and ...
Zdob și Zdub - Band History
... The band was formed in 1994 and has gone through various line-ups ... MTV-Party, held on Red Square in Moscow, along with Russian bands "Gorky Park" and "IFK" and U.S ... band Red Hot Chili Peppers ...
4-meter Band
... The 4-metre (70 MHz) band is an amateur radio frequency band in the lower Very High Frequency (VHF) spectrum ... The 4-metre band has a unique character and because very few countries have an allocation there, very little dedicated commercial amateur equipment is available ... Therefore most amateurs active on the band are interested in home construction or modification of private mobile radio (PMR) equipment ...
University Of Idaho - Activities
... ASUI) ASUI Center for Volunteerism and Social Action Stellar Sportsmanship Choral groups Concert band Dance Drama Environmental Club Film Fraternities Sororities Graduate ...

More definitions of "band":

  • (noun): A restraint put around something to hold it together.
  • (noun): Something elongated that is worn around the body or one of the limbs.
  • (noun): A strip of material attached to the leg of a bird to identify it (as in studies of bird migration).
    Synonyms: ring
  • (noun): Jewelry consisting of a circlet of precious metal (often set with jewels) worn on the finger.
    Example: "He noted that she wore a wedding band"
    Synonyms: ring
  • (verb): Bind or tie together, as with a band.
  • (noun): A range of frequencies between two limits.
  • (noun): An unofficial association of people or groups.
    Synonyms: set, circle, lot
  • (verb): Attach a ring to the foot of, in order to identify.
    Example: "Band the geese to observe their migratory patterns"
    Synonyms: ring
  • (noun): Instrumentalists not including string players.
  • (noun): A strip or stripe of a contrasting color or material.
    Synonyms: banding, stripe

Famous quotes containing the word band:

    There was a young lady called Gloria
    Who was had by Sir Gerald Du Maurier
    And then by six men
    And Sir Gerald again
    And the band of the Waldorf-Astoria.
    Anonymous.

    The band waked me with a serenade. How they improve! A fine band and what a life in a regiment! Their music is better than food and clothing to give spirit to the men.
    Rutherford Birchard Hayes (1822–1893)

    Firm, united, let us be,
    Rallying round our Liberty;
    As a band of brothers joined,
    Peace and safety we shall find.
    Joseph Hopkinson (1770–1842)