Category: Outside


We Heart NYC

September 25, 2013   |   Events, Music, News, Outside   |   0 Comments

Thank you Brooklyn for helping us finish out the 2013 Bonfire Sessions! Also, a huge thank you to Guards and Fletcher C Johnson for kicking the evening off. The new Guards record has been spinning around here non-stop since Saturday. Most of all though, thank you to Parkay Quarts for helping us out by jumping on at the last minute in place of DIIV. You guys rock.

Stay tuned because we’ll have some great video content from the event [...] Read More >



Bonfire Session NYC: Lineup Update

September 20, 2013   |   Events, Music, News, Outside   |   1 Comment

We’re just 24 hours away from our fifth and final Bonfire Sessions of 2013 and we’re pleased to announce that Parkay Quarts (formerly Parquet Courts) will now be headlining the show in place of DIIV.

The fuzzy garage rock trio had a killer 2012 with their full length debut, Light Up Gold with plenty of national music media attention, and the guys have been going strong bringing the record on the road ever since. We’re looking forward to having the band rock their home borough [...] Read More >



Bonfire Sessions NYC

September 9, 2013   |   Events, Music, News, Outside   |   4 Comments

We’re pumped to announce our final Bonfire Sessions of the year and boy is it a doozy. JanSport and Vice will be taking over Havemeyer park in Williamsburg for a FREE event featuring music from NYC’s DIIV, Guards and Fletcher C. Johnson.

There will, of course, be free beverages provided by Brooklyn Brewery, food, and plenty of chances to score free JanSport goodies including packs and limited edition concert posters.

If you would like to attend, you absolutely and positively [...] Read More >



Thanks for a great Bonfire Sessions Seattle!

August 19, 2013   |   Events, Music, News, Outside   |   1 Comment

Seattle: you’ve delivered four straight years of beautiful weather, great music, and wonderful smiling people. Thank you!

Thanks to our partners at Vice and Noisey, and of course the three great bands that came out to rock out at the AYH Ranch on Vashon Island: Pure Bathing Culture, The Pharmacy, and King Tuff.

Stay tuned for a photo album from the event this week, and also for details on our big 2013 Bonfire Sessions finale in NYC!

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We’re half way through the week, and that puts us just 3 days away from our Bonfire Sessions in Seattle. For those of you new to the whole concept of a Bonfire Session, it’s about as simple as it gets: an outdoor concert under the stars with locally loved bands, a bonfire, some free drinks, and all around good vibes. What’s not to love about that?

If you haven’t RSVP’ed for the event yet, you’ll need to get on that [...] Read More >



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 >



JanSport x USRowing

July 19, 2013   |   News, Outside   |   0 Comments

JanSport is proud to be the official travel gear supplier for USRowing and their Senior Team and U23 teams as they travel the world this year. Both teams have a busy season ahead of them with upcoming World Championships.

The Senior Team just returned from the Samsung World Rowing Cup #3 in Lucerne, Switzerland and walked away a dominant force in worldwide rowing. The team brought home 3 gold medals, 3 silver medals, and 2 bronze medals and set a new world time record in [...] 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 >