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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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Live Outside SF w/Painted Palms

February 15, 2014   |   Art, Events, Music, News   |   0 Comments

We’re throwing a big old party in San Francisco tomorrow to unveil the first of 2014′s Live Outside murals, this one created by SF street art duo Alynn-Mags.

The party will feature a performance from one of our favorite new SF bands, Painted Palms. The duo (comprised of cousins Reese Donohue and Christopher Prudhomme), just released their debut LP, Forever and it’s been in regular rotation here at JanSport HQ. We think you should listen to it too!

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Now playing: Buttons, by Mahgeetah

November 11, 2013   |   Music, News   |   0 Comments

SF locals Mahgeetah have been kicking out their brand of Americana Rock & Roll since 2010 and have a carved out unique place in San Francisco’s incredibly eclectic music scene. Their most recent LP, Heavy Baby, plays off a clear rock and roll influence from the likes of Dr. Dog, Wilco, and My Morning Jacket but with enough diversity to stand on it’s own. We took a liking to the band at a recent SF event, and they were kind enough to let [...] Read More >



The JanSport Bonfire Sessions: SF

May 31, 2013   |   Events, Music, News, Video   |   0 Comments

Check out the latest in our Bonfire Sessions series. Check out highlights from from last month’s event on Treasure Island and listen to SF’s Two Gallants tell us about their hometown and why they love it so much.

You can also catch the event recap video here.

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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: 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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Right Pack: Instagram Contest

August 11, 2012   |   Art, Events, Gear, Music, News, Outside   |   0 Comments

We recently launched our Right Pack Signature Series, an exclusive global collaboration featuring one-of-a-kind patches from 21 select boutique retailers around the globe.

The series was so successful last year that we brought it back and added a few more new boutiques to grow the program from 9 to 21 global participants. These limited edition Right Packs are available exclusively at select retailers, but we are giving YOU a chance to win one on Instagram NOW!

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Off the Grid: Fort Mason

July 25, 2012   |   Art, Events, News, Outside   |   0 Comments

Every so often we like to hip our readers to awesome local events taking place right here in our very own backyard, the San Francisco Bay Area. Join Off the Grid for the Bay Area’s largest weekly mobile food extravaganza at Fort Mason Center this Friday (and every Friday) from 5pm to 10pm!

There will be 30+ vendors composed of the Bay’s best Latin and Asian food trucks, carts, and tents, a full bar, and live music. This event is family friendly as [...] Read More >