Tag: bonfire sessions


New Video/Single from Smith Westerns

May 8, 2013   |   Music, News   |   0 Comments

JanSport Bonfire Sessions alumn’s Smith Westerns are getting ready to release their new LP, Soft Will on June 25th, and have just put out this video for the first single, “Varsity.”

The band has also announced some great summer tour dates, including sets a SF’s Outside Lands Festival and Chicago’s Lollapalooza.

Check out the video, and make sure to go back and catch their interview and performance from our Bonfire Sessions in Toronto last June.

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Thanks for coming out San Francisco!

April 30, 2013   |   Events, Music, News, Outside   |   1 Comment

A big thank you to all of those that came out to our SF Bonfire Sessions event and enjoyed a beautiful evening on Treasure Island with us. Also a big thanks to all of the bands that came and played for us: SAFE, The Stone Foxes, The Fresh and Onlys, and Two Gallants.

The weather was stunning, the s’mores were delicious, and the vibe was warm and welcoming. Exactly what you’d expect from San Francisco!

Check out some of our favorite photos from the event:

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Tonight: Bonfire Session SF

April 28, 2013   |   Events, Music, News, Outside   |   0 Comments

The day is here! Doors are at 6 tonight on Treasure Island, with music kicking of with SAFE at 7. Remember- you MUST be on our RSVP list, and have RSVP’ed after 12pm yesterday to enter. No Exceptions.

Also, an RSVP does not guarantee entrance, so please arrive early to avoid getting turned away due to capacity problems.

You can find more information here about how to catch the free shuttle from SF.

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Get to know Two Gallants

April 25, 2013   |   Events, Music, News   |   0 Comments

With the San Francisco Bonfire Sessions coming up this Sunday, we wanted to get to know our headliners, SF’s Two Gallants, a little better. We shot them some questions  and the band’s drummer/vocalist Tyson Vogel kindly took the time to give us some answers.

 

If you want to come see Two Gallants FOR FREE this Sunday, April 28th (along with The Fresh & Onlys, SAFE, and a special SF guest artist), you need to RSVP here. Doors are at 6pm and you can either drive [...] Read More >



Bonfire Sessions 2013: Relive Austin

April 19, 2013   |   Events, Music, News, Video   |   0 Comments

We’re happy to share the latest installment from our ongoing Bonfire Sessions webisode series. Our friends at Noisey just finished up this piece featuring interviews with Japandroids and Divine Fits. You can also check out a video recap of the event here.

While you’re in the Bonfire Sessions mood, don’t forget to RSVP for our upcoming event in San Francisco if you’ll be in the Bay.

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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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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 >



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 >