Category: Events


The Bonfire Sessions Seattle

August 7, 2013   |   Events, Music, News, Outside   |   0 Comments

The Bonfire Sessions are back Seattle! You’ve helped us celebrate every August for three years now, and we’re coming back for year four with our fourth Bonfire Sessions of 2013. As always, we’ll be bringing some of our favorite local talent out for an intimate night of music by the Bonfire.

This year’s event will be held on Saturday, August 17th at a secret location on Vashon Island beginning at 5:30pm and will feature performances by King Tuff, The Pharmacy, and [...] Read More >



A HUGE thank you to all of the people that came out to join us for our event outside of Montreal last Sunday! What a magical summer evening! Of course, we couldn’t have a Bonfire Sessions without live music, so a huge thanks also goes to Half Moon Run, Young Galaxy, and Young Rival. We never cease to be amazed by the incredible amount of talent within the Montreal music scene.

Please help us in wishing the gentlemen from Half Moon Run good luck and [...] Read More >



Just two more days to RSVP for our Montreal Bonfire Sessions with Half Moon Run, Young Galaxy, and Young Rival. Don’t miss out on this incredible bill of local talent!

We’ll provide round trip transportation to our very special secret location just outside of downtown Montreal, free drinks, great music, and plenty of JanSport goodies….all for FREE.

You just need to RSVP here. Once you RSVP, you will receive an email over the next few days that will [...] Read More >



The JanSport Bonfire Sessions: Montreal

July 8, 2013   |   Events, Music, News, Outside   |   1 Comment

The JanSport Bonfire Sessions are back in Montreal! For our third event of 2013, we’ll be bringing locals Half Moon Run, Young Galaxy, and Young Rival to a special location just outside of Montreal. If you’d like to attend, you’ll need to RSVP at www.jansport.com/bonfiresessions. Buses will begin to depart at 5pm and you’ll receive an email telling you where you’ll need to be to catch the bus.

Of course, it wouldn’t be a Bonfire Session food, [...] Read More >



The JanSport Bonfire Sessions: SF

May 31, 2013   |   Events, Music, News, Video   |   0 Comments

Check out the latest in our Bonfire Sessions series. Check out highlights from from last month’s event on Treasure Island and listen to SF’s Two Gallants tell us about their hometown and why they love it so much.

You can also catch the event recap video here.

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RIP Ray Manzarek

May 21, 2013   |   Events, Music   |   1 Comment

The sound is unmistakable: Ray Manzarek’s organ, like the sound of Jimmy Hendrix’s guitar, or the sound of John Bonham’s drums with Led Zeppelin, changed the way we could think about rock & roll. As a founding member of the Doors, Manzarek had everything to do with the sound that made the band a sensation. The 74 year old Manzarek passed away yesterday in Germany as a result of a long battle with bile duct cancer.

There are lot’s of great tributes to Manzarek out there [...] Read More >



JanSport is proud to return in 2013 as a sponsor of the Mountainfilm in Telluride festival. Since 1979, Mountainfilm has been bringing the best in independent films and documentaries to Telluride, Colorado. The festival, held every year over Memorial Day weekend, features a wide range of films, focusing on topics from outdoor adventure, environmental stewardship, and social justice.

You can check out a list of the films selected for 2013′s festival here.

If you can’t be in Telluride this Memorial Day, make sure to [...] Read More >



Thanks for coming out San Francisco!

April 30, 2013   |   Events, Music, News, Outside   |   1 Comment

A big thank you to all of those that came out to our SF Bonfire Sessions event and enjoyed a beautiful evening on Treasure Island with us. Also a big thanks to all of the bands that came and played for us: SAFE, The Stone Foxes, The Fresh and Onlys, and Two Gallants.

The weather was stunning, the s’mores were delicious, and the vibe was warm and welcoming. Exactly what you’d expect from San Francisco!

Check out some of our favorite photos from the event:

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Tonight: Bonfire Session SF

April 28, 2013   |   Events, Music, News, Outside   |   0 Comments

The day is here! Doors are at 6 tonight on Treasure Island, with music kicking of with SAFE at 7. Remember- you MUST be on our RSVP list, and have RSVP’ed after 12pm yesterday to enter. No Exceptions.

Also, an RSVP does not guarantee entrance, so please arrive early to avoid getting turned away due to capacity problems.

You can find more information here about how to catch the free shuttle from SF.

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Get to know Two Gallants

April 25, 2013   |   Events, Music, News   |   0 Comments

With the San Francisco Bonfire Sessions coming up this Sunday, we wanted to get to know our headliners, SF’s Two Gallants, a little better. We shot them some questions  and the band’s drummer/vocalist Tyson Vogel kindly took the time to give us some answers.

 

If you want to come see Two Gallants FOR FREE this Sunday, April 28th (along with The Fresh & Onlys, SAFE, and a special SF guest artist), you need to RSVP here. Doors are at 6pm and you can either drive [...] Read More >