Tag: father john misty


Paste’s Best of 2012

November 26, 2012   |   Music, News   |   0 Comments

December is upon us, and that means holiday shopping, long waits in airport security, enough Christmas music to last a lifetime, and, of course, “best of” lists.

Paste is kicking off the year end season with their “50 Best Albums of 2012″ list. “Best of” lists are obviously a matter of opinion: we know that. Paste’s list will be different than Vice’s list which will be different than Pitchfork’s list. The fun lies in the overlap. It’s nice to see which albums everyone [...] Read More >



Bonfire Poster Giveaway winner

October 30, 2012   |   Contest, Music, News   |   0 Comments

We’re happy to announce that Kristine from San Francisco is the winner of our signed San Franciso Bonfire Sessions poster and JanSport Right Pack. We asked folks who they would like to see at the next Bonfire Sessions, and we LOVED Kristine’s suggestion: Tame Impala.

We’ve been listening to the Australian qunitet’s latest release, Lonerism, on repeat since we came across it a few weeks ago. If you dig 60′s era psychedelic throw-back-pop, ala the Flaming Lips, you’ll love this band. Check out [...] Read More >



Relive the SF Bonfire Sessions

October 23, 2012   |   Events, Music, News, Video   |   0 Comments

Couldn’t make it San Francisco for our last Bonfire Sessions of the year? Then check out the videos from the event, featuring full live performances by Geographer and Father John Misty. You can watch the overview of the event above, and see the rest right here.

You can also still enter our giveaway contest and win a signed poster from the SF Bonfire Sessions and a JanSport Right Pack. Just click here, enter your information, and tell us who [...] Read More >



Thank you SF!

October 5, 2012   |   Events, Music, News, Outside   |   0 Comments

A big thank you to everyone that attended our final Bonfire Sessions of the year on Sunday night in San Francisco. Also, a big thanks to White Fence, Geographer, Father John Misty, and the Dodos for incredible sets, and Mother Nature for giving us one of the nicest days of the year in SF!

Check out some of the photos from the event:

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Today’s the day!

September 30, 2012   |   Events, Music, News, Outside   |   4 Comments

We’re finishing the year with a bang; today we’ll be finishing our 2012 Bonfire Sessions series with our San Francisco event on Treasure Island.

If you managed to RSVP, you have by now received a confirmation email with instructions on where you will need to be and when.

Music kicks off at 5:30 with White Fence, followed by sets from Father John Misty, Geographer, and the Dodos. To stay updated throughout the day, follow us on twitter @jansport and on Facebook: www.facebook.com/jansport.

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Check out the single from Father John Misty’s break out LP “Fear Fun” in our Unzipped music player at the top of the page. If you didn’t already get the memo, we’ll be having a special performance from the band at our San Francisco Bonfire Sessions on Sunday.

If you haven’t already, make sure to RSVP here if you’re planning to attend the event on Treasure Island. Capacity is limited, so you’ll want to make sure to arrive to the shuttle [...] Read More >



One Week Until the SF Bonfire Sessions

September 24, 2012   |   Art, Events, Music, News, Outside   |   2 Comments

Have you RSVP’ed yet? Sunday will be coming up quick, and you won’t want to miss what has shaped up to be the best Bonfire Sessions lineup of the year. For our fifth and final Session of the year, we’ll have intimate sets from San Francisco’s The Dodos, Geographer, and White Fence along with a special acoustic performance by Father John Misty.

Being a JanSport Bonfire Session, there will of course be free beer, JanSport [...] Read More >



JanSport Bonfire Sessions San Francisco

September 18, 2012   |   Events, Music, News, Outside   |   0 Comments

2012 has been an incredible year of Bonfire Sessions: We’ve seen the Sessions grow from three events in 2011 to five this year. We started off last March in Austin, TX during SXSW, followed by our daytime pool party at Coachella in April. From there we paid a vist to our friends up North with our Toronto Bonfire Sessions during NXNE in June and then brought it home to the birthplace of JanSport and the Bonfire Sessions in Seattle just a few [...] Read More >



And the winner is….

May 17, 2012   |   Music   |   0 Comments

If you haven’t heard, we’re giving away a limited edition silk-screen poster from the Palm Springs Bonfire Sessions signed by members of Crystal Antlers, Bleached, Fidlar and Pangea. We asked the question “who do you want to see at the next JanSport Bonfire Sessions” and after reading through some answers we’ve picked our winner:

Kadrian, because we would LOVE to have Father John Misty at one of our Bonfire Sessions. We caught JoshTillman at SXSW performing solo and we’ve been [...] Read More >