News & Updates

Ryan Russell Releases Photography Book/Split 7"
Posted on Wednesday April 09, 2014 By Tre Brannum

Ryan Russell has released a new travel photography book titled “Continental Obscura: From Birmingham to Bellingham” today via No Sleep Records. The limited edition book will also feature an exclusive 7” split record with unreleased and rare music from Manchester Orchestra and Minus The Bear.  The book is available for purchase now from No Sleep Records  and

Russell recently partnered with to stream Manchester Orchestra’s unreleased track “Sure Shot” and Minus The Bear’s rare B-side “Surf-n-Turf” from the exclusive 7” record. Click here to listen now

For the last decade Russell has captured memorable shots of famous rock bands like Paramore, Death Cab For Cutie and Blink-182 and had photos featured in publications like Rolling Stone, Esquire and New York Times all while amassing an impressive cult following of his work.  For his latest project “Continental Obscura: From Birmingham to Bellingham” Russell turned his lens onto a different subject entirely. In the summer of 2013 he embarked on a life-changing,cross-country journey, moving from his native city of Birmingham, AL to the Pacific Northwest town of Bellingham, WA.  Russell documented his trip, capturing the back roads, ghost towns, national parks and historical sites of America with stunning photos of everything he saw.

The Bottletree will be hosting a book release party and happy hour, Saturday, April 12th from 3pm - 5pm. Come out and meet Ryan and pick up his new book!

Marc Broussard/Drivin'NCryin' at Jubilee Joe's Crawfish Boil
Posted on Tuesday April 01, 2014 By Tre Brannum

Move over "eye doctor", there's a new crawfish boil in town. On April 26th, Jubilee Joe's will host their annual event at Warehouse 31. Located in Pelham, off of HWY 31, Warehouse 31 opened Birmingham's newest Halloween attraction in the old Marvin's building. The boil will take over the old lumber yard, with the rustic canopies serving as the perfect setting for this rain or shine event.

The day will be packed with family friendly fun featuring face painting, outdoor movies, and music by Marc Broussard and Drivin' n' Cryin'. Oh, and also the best seafood in town provided by Jubilee Joe's. From shrimp to snow crab legs, as well as FRESH Louisiana crawfish, you won't leave hungry. Admission to the boil is $22, with kids 10 and under in free. Pre-buy your plates, or splurge on an all you can eat meal ticket for only $20. Tickets and food can be purchased here. All proceeds benefit Kulture City, an organization that supports kids with autism and their families.

4th Anniversary Bash with Barefoot Moses and Roshambeaux
Posted on Monday March 31, 2014 By Tre Brannum