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.
The sampler features tracks from all sorts of familiar names (The Lumineers, Jimmy Eat World, The Dodos) and a few that may not be as familiar, but are stellar nonetheless (Pickwick, Hannah Georgas, Monster Truck.)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 >
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.
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 guys from the Stone Foxes hang out at the Lost Horse Saloon in Marfa, TX and jam with the locals.Read More >
The road trip continues… the Stone Foxes finally make it to Texas and make a pit stop in Marfa to take in the sights of the eclectic former railroad stop turned modern art enclave in the desert.
This clip features the track “For Youth” from San Francisco’s Coast Jumper. If you like the song, you can download it FOR FREE as part of the JanSport Unzipped Compilation: Volume 3, along with tracks from a whole list of awesome artists that we [...] Read More >
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.Read More >
A big fat JanSport congratulations goes out to our friends Cold Fronts, our 2013 JanSport Battle of the Bands winners. The guys were just signed to Sire Records, a cool imprint of Warner Music Group that’s also home to Teagan & Sarah and Regina Spektor, among many others.
The whole JanSport family wishes them luck on their entry to the big leagues! We can’t wait to see their careers take off, and we’re proud to be able to say that we heard ‘em [...] Read More >
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 >