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With the 6th annual JanSport Battle of the Bands kicking off this coming Tuesday, January 21st, we thought we should take a moment to catch up with last year’s winner: Philadelphia’s Cold Fronts.

The guys have definitely had an incredible year, and front man Craig Almquist filled us in on some of the details, along with some SXSW tips for bands making the trip for the first time:

JS: We’ve seen lots of big news from Cold Fronts this year. What have you guys been up to [...] Read More >



The Battle of the Bands Begins 1/21/14

December 13, 2013   |   Music, News   |   0 Comments

We’re kicking off the 6th annual JanSport Battle of the Bands on January 20th, 2014. Through February 12th, you’ll be able to check out 100 hand selected artists on our artist hub, pick your favorite, and place your vote. The winning artist will be invited perform at the annual Sonicbids Official Day Party, presented by JanSport, at this year’s SXSW in Austin Texas. To top it off, JanSport will cover travel and accommodations for the winning artist in Austin!

Stay tuned for updates, and in [...] Read More >



Cold Fronts signed to Warner/Sire

May 22, 2013   |   Music, News   |   0 Comments

A big fat JanSport congratulations goes out to our friends Cold Fronts, our 2013 JanSport Battle of the Bands winners. The guys were just signed to Sire Records, a cool imprint of Warner Music Group that’s also home to Teagan & Sarah and Regina Spektor, among many others.

The whole JanSport family wishes them luck on their entry to the big leagues! We can’t wait to see their careers take off, and we’re proud to be able to say that we heard ‘em [...] 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 >



SXSW, we’re on our way!

March 8, 2013   |   Events, Music, News   |   0 Comments

SXSW here we come.

We’re on our way to another week of music, BBQ and Texas hospitality. If you’re in Austin next week, don’t forget about our Bonfire Sessions event on Tuesday, March 12th. We’ll have music from Divine Fits, Japandroids, Wavves, Skaters, and Team Spirit along with free drinks and lots of JanSport goodies. 

MAKE SURE to RSVP here: www.jansport.com/bonfiresessions

We’ll also be hanging out at Maggie Mae’s on Friday the 15th for our all day part with Sonicbids. Come by [...] Read More >



One Week to another SXSW

March 4, 2013   |   Events, Music, News   |   4 Comments

JanSport will be back at SXSW for another year with two great events:

On Tuesday, March 12th we will be kicking off the 2013 Bonfire Sessions series at Viceland with food trucks, free drinks, JanSport giveaways, and sets from Divine Fits, Japandroids, Wavves, Skaters, and Team Spirit. You can RSVP and find more info here. You MUST RSVP if you want to attend.

Later on in the week on Friday, March 15th we’ll be hosting our annual Sonicbids Official Day Party at [...] Read More >



We can’t wait to see these guys in Austin! Philadelphia based Cold Fronts will be performing at the annual Sonicbids Official SXSW Party, presented by JanSport on Friday, March 15th at Maggie Mae’s on 6th Street. This event is part of 25 gig tour for the guys that will take them from Brooklyn, through the midwest, down to Texas, and back up through the South and East Coast.

Make sure to check the guys out on their Facebook page, where you can find [...] Read More >