Tag: Battle Of The Bands

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Voting coming soon!

December 1, 2011   |   Music, News   |   0 Comments

The count down has begun: one month until public voting opens for the JanSport Battle of the Bands! We’ll be narrowing down our top 50 artists from those that submitted and you’ll have the chance to vote for your favorite starting January 1st 2012.

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Last day to enter!

November 30, 2011   |   Music, News   |   0 Comments

Don’t forget to enter your band in our Battle of the Bands! Just click the banner above for more info.

The winners will win a trip to this year’s SXSW in Austin, TX to perform at the Sonicbids SXSW Party presented by JanSport!

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Enter Your Band!

November 22, 2011   |   Events, Music, News   |   0 Comments

This is the last week to enter your band in the JanSport Battle of the Bands! Click the banner above to find more information on how to enter.

One hundred artists will be selected to move on to the public voting round where fans can vote for their favorite band. The winning group will win a trip to SXSW to play the official Sonicbids SXSW party, presented by JanSport.

Let us hear what you’ve got!

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This last week saw two more event in the JanSport College Battle of the Bands series.

On Wednesday, 11/16 the battle was held at Ninkasi Brewery in Eugene, Oregon. This event was the final round of the Eugene series and saw The Harmed Brothers take the win. The event also raised over $300 dollars for Big City Mountaineers! Stay tuned for a track from the guys in the streaming player. Thanks to Ninkasi Brewery, all the bands, and everyone that came to support [...] Read More >

Come out tonight for second round of our JanSport College Battle of the Bands Series in Eugene, OR at the Ninkasi Brewery. The show starts at 6pm and will feature Rare Monk, The Harmed Brothers, and Security In Numbers.

In case you missed it, JanSport is hosting 6 battle of the bands events at colleges around the country this fall. The first battle happened 10/27 at Virginia Tech and West of West took the prize. A grand prize winner will be [...] Read More >

We’re happy to announce the winners of the first event of our College Battle of the Bands Series, held at Virginia Tech at Top of the Stairs in downtown Blacksburg. Blacksburg group West of West took the prize, beating out five other acts to win Jansport packs for the whole band, as well as a series of performances with Blacksburg Live Music. The band will be judged in a final round against winners from five other colleges around the country [...] Read More >

Tonight’s the night we kick off our first ever College Battle of the Bands Series. JanSport’s student ambassadors at Virginia Tech in Blacksburg, Virginia will be hosting the event at Top of the Stairs in downtown Blacksburg beginning at 10pm. Campus Cookies will also be at the event providing free fresh bakes cookies to the first 200 people in the door.

Bands performing include Classic Static, Faraday, Gypsy Caravan, Levi’s Gene Pool, Save the Flame, [...] Read More >

Get in on our Battle Of the Bands

October 19, 2011   |   Events, Music, News   |   0 Comments

The limelight of the big stage, mainstream radio, and MTV is cool and all, but we here at JanSport feel that often times the truest, most innovative and authentic things in music are happening in the garages, basements, and dirty dive-bars of the many local and regional music scenes around the country. That’s why we’re proud to announce our 4th annual Battle Of the Bands competition. We’re looking for the best of the unsigned and underground acts in the US  to take with us to Austin, TX for this [...] Read More >

Get to know The Seedy Seeds

February 1, 2011   |   Music   |   0 Comments

Our Battle of the Bands winners The Seedy Seeds were kind enough to take some time out of their busy rock and roll lives to do a little light Q&A. Enjoy!

JS: Where and when did the band start? When did you know you were on to something?

MARGARET: We decided to become a band the day we met in late 2005. Because we’ve always been 100% passionate about what we do, I suppose we’ve all felt we’ve had something special all along.

MIKE: I [...] Read More >