Category: Outside

Bonfire Sessions: SF

April 17, 2013   |   Events, Music, News, Outside   |   2 Comments

Well, you know what they say: if it ain’t broke then don’t fix it. We had such a blast last year at San Francisco’s Treasure Island that we’re bringing the Bonfire Sessions back there for another night of live music under the big sky.

Beginning at 6pm on Sunday, April 28th at Treasure Island’s Fog Watch Picnic Area, we’ll have live music from SF locals Two Gallants, The Fresh & Onlys, and Safe, free drinks, free food, free limited edition silk-screen event posters, and the always [...] Read More >

Big Bonfire Sessions are coming

April 16, 2013   |   Events, Music, News, Outside   |   0 Comments

Make sure to check back tomorrow when we’ll announce this year’s location and artists!

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Throwback Thursday

March 28, 2013   |   Gear, Outside   |   1 Comment

It’s been awhile since we’ve done one of these…

We thought we’d share just a few of the retro packs decorating the walls here at JanSport HQ. We’ve accumulated all sorts of cool old packs since the company was founded in 1967, and these are a few of our favorites.

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We got crazy in Austin last week

March 20, 2013   |   Events, Music, News, Outside   |   0 Comments

So, last week got a little crazy. We spent the whole week at SXSW eating BBQ and watching music pretty much non-stop for 7 days. We kicked the week off right with our first Bonfire Sessions event of the year, and it definitely set the stage for a rowdy week.

Skaters and Team Spirit opened the night, getting the capacity fairly riled up just in time for So Cal rockers WAVVES to take the stage. By the [...] Read More >

Thank you Austin!

March 13, 2013   |   Events, Music, News, Outside   |   0 Comments

We’re so thrilled with all of the people that came out to our first Bonfire Sessions of the year last night. The energy was insane! We thought the stage was going to fall over during Japandroids’ set!

A huge thank you to Austin music fans that came and rocked out with us, our friends at Vice/Noisey and of course all of the bands that put it all out there on the stage last night: Divine Fits, Japandroids, WAVVES, Team Spirit and Skaters.

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Our first Bonfire Sessions event of the year is tonight! If you’ve RSVP’ed, make sure to show up tonight early. Space is limited, and and RSVP doesn’t guarantee entry.

We’ll open doors at 8 and kick off music slightly thereafter with Team Spirit, followed, by Skaters, WAVVES, Japandroids, and finally, Austin’s own Divine Fits.

You’ll want to come to VICELAND, right on the corner of Cesar Chavez and Trinity, just behind the convention center. ALSO, make sure to follow us on Twitter @jansport. We’ll [...] Read More >

We’re almost there: the 2013 Bonfire Sessions officially begin tomorrow with our first event of the year. The show kicks off at 8:30 pm with Team Spirit, followed by Skaters, Wavves, Japandroids, and a night capper by Divine Fits.

Remember, you must be 21+ to attend, and you WILL NOT be admitted without an RSVP, so take two second and do it here.

Don’t forget JanSport has a few other fun SXSW happenings:

- Friday, March 15th is our day party with [...] Read More >

The 2013 Bonfire Sessions are here

February 28, 2013   |   Art, Events, Music, News, Outside   |   2 Comments

We’re kicking 2013 off with a return to SXSW in Austin, TX. Our first Bonfire Sessions of 2013 will be on March 12th in downtown Austin at 401 East Cesar Chavez Street.

Now, I know we say this pretty often. but this music lineup is one for the books with headlining sets from Austin locals Divine Fits (their ONLY appearance at SXSW this year), 2012 breakouts Japandroids, and a set from Wavves. We’ll also have supporting sets from up and [...] Read More >

Tomorrow: Spread the Love…

February 13, 2013   |   Art, Events, News, Outside, Uncategorized   |   0 Comments

As most of us know, tomorrow is a very special day. Millions of people across the world will exchange candy, flowers, and gifts with their loved ones, all in the name of St. Valentine.

Awww now isn’t that sweet? Yeah. It is…

But who is this St. Valentine dude and how did he get an awesome holiday named after him??? The answer is simple. Get your catcher’s mitts out. We’re about to drop some knowledge…

- Valentine was a priest during the third century in Rome. - Emperor Claudius [...] Read More >

This Is Very Random…

February 11, 2013   |   News, Outside, Uncategorized   |   1 Comment

…but very interesting! (in my opinion)

Here are some completely random facts about some completely random things! How’s that saying go? “You learn something new everyday…” 

- There are more stars than there are grains of sand on earth.

- The word “bed” looks like a bed. Also… shark

- The guy that voices Sponge­Bob SquarePants is the nar­ra­tor in Power-puff Girls.

- If you were to spell out numbers, you would you have to go until 1,000 until you would find the letter “A”.

- In the Caribbean there are oysters [...] Read More >