This is the FINAL week of fan voting (voting closes on January 30) for the JanSport Battle of the Bands!  Get t0 www.culturecollide.com/JanSportBOTB to show your support by voting for your favorite band or artist.  The winner will be chosen from the 5 most voted for bands.  Here’s who’s leading the JanSport Battle of the Bands contest after week 5:

1. January May

2. Gas Station Disco

3. Sir Madam

4. Wyland

5. The Iron Heart

6. repel the robot

7. Qiet

8. Rosechild

9. Charlie Oxford

10. The Narrowbacks

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Welcome Charlie Oxford to the Top 10!  There are less than 2 weeks of fan voting for the JanSport Battle of the Bands contest so continue to show your support for your favorite band or artist at www.culturecollide.com/JanSportBOTB.  The winner will be chosen from the 5 most voted for bands.  Voting closes on January 30.  Here’s who’s leading the JanSport Battle of the Bands contest after week 4:

 

1. January May

2. Gas Station Disco

3. Sir Madam

4. Wyland

5. Qiet

6. repel the robot

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We have some great artists currently sitting atop the JanSport Battle of the Bands contest. With only a few more weeks of fan voting, here’s who’s leading the JanSport Battle of the Bands contest after week 3:

 

1. January May

2. Sir Madam

3. Gas Station Disco

4. Wyland

5. Qiet

6. repel the robot

7. Rosechild

8. The Narrowbacks

9. On The Avenue

10. Monoceronte

 

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The JanSport Battle of the Bands voting round is in full swing and the top 50 finalists have been busy rallying their fans for Week 1 of voting. Who’s leading?

1. Gas Station Disco 2. January May 3. Qiet 4. Rosechild 5. On the Avenue 6. Monoceronte 7. Repel the Robot 8. The Narrowbacks 9. Wyland 10. Sir Madam

Remember the winner is chosen from the 5 most voted for bands, so get to voting for your favorite at www.culturecollide.com/JanSportBOTB.

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JanSport continuously combs the world to find unique individuals that are influencing their communities through art, music and style. We ask them to take us to the places that fuel their creativity and inspire them to do what they do.

Follow the global stories with @JanSport and #LifeUnzipped.

This December we head to one of our favorite Pacific Northwest stops, Portland, Oregon to meet the stylish Tonya, a student with a soft spot for the Beatles and messy hair, [...] Read More >



Join us in San Francisco at SoMa StrEAT Food Park on Saturday, October 4 for The JanSport Bonfire Sessions featuring performances by Meatbodies, Sonny & The Sunsets and Best Coast.

Doors open at 5 p.m. RSVP is required and can be done at www.jansport.com/bonfiresessions

21+ only with ID

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Join us in Brooklyn at Greenwood Park on Saturday, September 13 for The JanSport Bonfire Sessions featuring performances by Mas Ysa, Ducktails and Atlas Sound.

Doors open at 5 p.m. RSVP is required and can be done at www.jansport.com/bonfiresessions

21+ only with ID

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We’re coming back to Montreal on Saturday, July 26 for another round of bands and bonfires. This year’s event will bring together Montreal rockers SOLIDS, The Besnard Lakes, and a very special solo performance by Mac DeMarco, all right in the city of Montreal at the Ilot Charlevoix du Canal Lachine.

The event is 18+ and you MUST RSVP to attend. All you need to do to RSVP is click right here.

 

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Thank you Seattle!

July 3, 2014   |   Events, Music, News   |   0 Comments

We’re still buzzing from what we can honestly say was our best Seattle Bonfire Sessions event yet. Ballard came out in numbers to enjoy free beers from our new friends at Hilliard’s Brewery and to see sets from Unknown Mortal Orchestra, Craft Spells, and La Luz. All of this despite some threatening looking rain clouds that moved our stage inside.

Check out some photos below and stay tuned for details on out next Bonfire Sessions event coming up in Montreal.

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Bonfire Sessions: Seattle

June 16, 2014   |   Events, Music, News   |   4 Comments

The Bonfire Sessions are coming back to their birth place for the 5th year running! Come celebrate 5 years of bands and bonfires in Seattle on Saturday, June 28th at Hilliards Brewery. We’ll have sets from Unknown Mortal Orchestra, Craft Spells, and Seattle locals La Luz, along with free drinks an plenty of opportunities to score some great JanSport swag.

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