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Description:

By definition, a bandshell is a bandstand with a concave, almost hemispheric wall at the rear that serves as a sounding board.
Expanded Description:

We're looking for bandshells that are permanent structures. Wikipedia further defines a bandshell as "a large, outdoor performing venue typically used by bands and orchestras. The roof and the back half of the shell protect musicians from the elements and reflect sound through the open side and out towards the audience." In some cases, contemporary amphitheaters may include a bandshell as their centerpiece.

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Instructions for Posting a Bandshells Waymark:

For this category, we're looking for structures that have a roof, are enclosed or mostly enclosed on three sides, and have an open front to allow the sound to project out toward the audience. For our purposes, they do not have to be shell-shaped, but they must have a roof and be enclosed or mostly enclosed on three sides (see above photos for examples of what we're looking for).

We're NOT looking for gazebos, open-sided bandstands, or other open air platforms where bands play.

1. NAME: The name of the bandshell and its location should be included in the title. Generally this should be the city/town, state and/or country -- whatever is appropriate to its location.

Example 1: Alice McClelland Memorial Bandshell - Eustis, FL

Example 2: McLaughlin Bandshell - Oshawa, Ontario, Canada

2. COORDINATES: These should be taken directly in front of the bandshell. If this is impossible for any reason, please state this in your description.

3. PHOTOS: At least two original photographs (taken by you) -- a view showing the entire bandshell (this should be the default photo) and a close-up clearly showing a sign with the name of the bandshell. If there is no such sign, please state this and the requirement will be waived. A GPSr photo is not required.

4. LONG DESCRIPTION: Include as much information about the bandshell as you can, especially its unique features and history. It must be different from the information posted in the Quick Description. You must cite your source if you copy any information directly from someone else. Waymarks with no Long Description will be returned for resubmission.

LANGUAGE NOTE: We recognize waymarking as a global hobby and welcome waymarks from all countries. However, if the waymark is written in a language other than English, an English translation is required. The English translation does not need to be perfect, just clear enough for the Officers and other viewers to understand what the waymark is about. And, as always, please cite your sources. Thank you!

Instructions for Visiting a Waymark in this Category:

When visiting a waymark, please take pictures that clearly show the bandshell. If you have pictures with yourself in the bandshell, that would be great too. Also, tell us a little about your visit. It's optional, but if you attended a performance here, tell us about it.
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BandshellsTorilava - Laitila, Finland

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Pieni esiintymislava Laitilan torilla. Small bandshell at Laitila Market Square.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Smurffaaja

location: Finland

date approved: 5/30/2022

last visited: 6/18/2022

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BandshellsUrban Stage - Floriade - Almere, the Netherlands

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The Urban Stage offers visitors to the Floriade a different lunch concert every day

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Becktracker

location: Flevoland, Netherlands

date approved: 5/28/2022

last visited: 6/10/2022

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BandshellsSamppalinnan musiikkipaviljonki - Turku, Finland

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Samppalinnan ravintolan yhteydessä oleva perinteinen esiintymislava. A traditional bandshell connected to the Samppalinna restaurant.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Smurffaaja

location: Finland

date approved: 5/18/2022

last visited: never

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BandshellsBühne Stadtgarten - Freiburg, Germany, BW

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At the park 'Stadtgarten' in Freiburg, Germany, Baden-Württemberg exists a band shell.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Tante.Hossi

location: Baden-Württemberg, Germany

date approved: 2/22/2022

last visited: never

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BandshellsBandshell in Forstgarden - Kleve, Germany

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A new concert shell in the Forstgarden in Kleve.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member PetjeOp

location: Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany

date approved: 2/8/2022

last visited: 4/10/2022

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BandshellsCanal Basin Park bandshell - Hollidaysburg, PA

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The Hollidaysburg Community Band now has a home and a wonderful venue for its summer concerts.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member r.e.s.t.seekers

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 1/2/2022

last visited: 1/9/2022

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BandshellsWilliam A. Humbert Bandstand - Bel Air, MD

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A large bandstand at Shamrock Park in Bel Air, Maryland.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: Maryland

date approved: 12/22/2021

last visited: never

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BandshellsHopkins Park Bandshell -Dekalb IL

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Hopkins Park Bandshell -Dekalb IL

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member kJfishman

location: Illinois

date approved: 11/16/2021

last visited: never

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BandshellsMuziektent Agathe Park - Krommenie, NL

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In the Agathe Park in Krommenie, you will find this Muziek Tent / Bandshell.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member T-Team!

location: Noord-Holland, Netherlands

date approved: 9/1/2021

last visited: never

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BandshellsRady Band Shell - San Diego, CA

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Located in Jacob's Park behind San Diego's Convention Center.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Metro2

location: California

date approved: 8/7/2021

last visited: 8/9/2021

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BandshellsSkyttehusscenen - Vejle, Danmark

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Den nyrenoverede Skyttehushave har også fået en ny scene, der ligger ved vandkanten.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Walking Boots

location: Denmark

date approved: 8/2/2021

last visited: never

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BandshellsClifton Bandshell - Baltimore, Maryland

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Located in Clifton Park

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member flyingmoose

location: Maryland

date approved: 3/20/2021

last visited: never

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BandshellsBandshell - Steinwasenpark - Oberried, Germany, BW

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Inside the amousement park 'Steinwasenpark' in Oberried, Germany, Baden-Württemberg is a bandshell located. You have to pay an entrance fee to the park to get access to the bandshell!

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Tante.Hossi

location: Baden-Württemberg, Germany

date approved: 12/10/2020

last visited: never

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BandshellsNew Bandshell - Otsiningo Park, Binghamton, NY

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This is a new building in the park. There have been free concerts, but now there is a building for the band.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ripraff

location: New York

date approved: 10/4/2020

last visited: never

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BandshellsVita Stage - Lund, Sweden

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The Vita stage can be found in Stadsparken in Lund.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Walking Boots

location: Skåne, Sweden

date approved: 9/24/2020

last visited: never

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BandshellsOliver Community Stage - Oliver, British Columbia

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Oliver Community Stage is behind the Oliver Community Centre and near the pool.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member T0SHEA

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 8/9/2020

last visited: never

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BandshellsMontague-Whitehall Rotary Band Shell - Montague, Michigan

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A bandshell located in Montague, Michigan.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member theHostas

location: Michigan

date approved: 7/19/2020

last visited: never

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BandshellsMusikpavillion Planten un Blomen - Hamburg, Germany

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[GER] Musikpavillion Planten un Blomen - Hamburg, Germany [ENG] Music pavilion Planten un Blomen - Hamburg, Germany

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Kladings

location: Hamburg, Germany

date approved: 5/6/2020

last visited: 3/10/2022

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BandshellsMuziekpaviljoen Prinses Beatrix - Heijplaat, The Netherlands

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Bandshell in the small village Heijplaat, named after the present queen Beatrix.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Axel-F

location: Zuid-Holland, Netherlands

date approved: 4/25/2020

last visited: 6/8/2022

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BandshellsBandshell on the Village Square - Saas-Almagell, VS, Switzerland

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A bandshell on the central village square of Saas-Almagell.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member fi67

location: Valais, Switzerland

date approved: 1/1/2020

last visited: never

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BandshellsForgaty Park Bandshell - Cairns - QLD - Australia

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Soundshell in Forgaty Parkland

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member CADS11

location: Queensland, Australia

date approved: 10/9/2019

last visited: never

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BandshellsFruitport Bandshell - Fruitport, Michigan

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A bandshell located in Fruitport, Michigan.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member theHostas

location: Michigan

date approved: 9/30/2019

last visited: 9/7/2019

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BandshellsFadear Park Bandshell - Barriere, BC

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The major park in the Town of Barriere, Fadear Park sees most of the action and most of the events that take place in the outdoors in Barriere.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member T0SHEA

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 9/9/2019

last visited: never

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BandshellsPixarmonic Orchestra - Anaheim, CA

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A large band shell inside Disney's California Adventure.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: California

date approved: 6/25/2019

last visited: 6/25/2019

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BandshellsKonzertmuschel, Kurpark - Schliersee, BY-DE

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Bandshell in the public park of Schliersee.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member André de Montbard

location: Bayern, Germany

date approved: 6/25/2019

last visited: never

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