By Guest Blogger Cameron Harris

Presented by First Tennessee Bank
Benefiting the National MS Society
Thursday September 29, 6-8:30 pm
The Millennium Center
101 W. 5th St., Winston-Salem, NC

Grab a friend and come see rising country music star Julie Roberts in an exclusive performance!  On Thursday, September 29th, Julie will be performing live at Uptown Brew & BBQ.  This event benefits the National Multiple Sclerosis Society and is presented by First Tennessee Bank.  Uptown Brew & BBQ will take place at The Millennium Center at 101 W. Fifth St. in Winston-Salem.  You will be treated to an evening of fun – highlighted by Julie’s performance – which also includes a BBQ dinner, beer, wine and a signature cocktail.

julie-robertsJulie Roberts grew up in Lancaster, SC, and has been performing in some capacity all her life.  She moved to Nashville, TN, in hopes of a country music career and began working for Mercury Records.  She then signed with Mercury Records and made her debut with the single “Break Down Here” in February 2004, which became a Top 20 hit on the Billboard Hot Country Singles & Tracks and the first track on her self-titled debut album.  She released a second album, “Men & Mascara”, in 2006.  She has sold over two million records from those first two albums.  She is currently working on a new album with producer Shooter Jennings.  

Julie was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis in 2005 at a critical time in her career.  It wasn’t until 2011 that she went public with her diagnosis, and since that time she has made it her goal to raise awareness of MS through performances and speaking engagements.  The National MS Society is excited to have Julie available to perform at the Uptown Brew & BBQ!

logo-1The National Multiple Sclerosis Society mobilizes people and resources so that everyone affected by multiple sclerosis can live their best lives as we stop MS in its tracks, restore what has been lost and end MS forever. Last year alone, through our comprehensive nationwide network of services, the Society devoted $122.2 million to connect more than one million individuals to the people, information and resources they need. To move closer to a world free of MS, the Society also invested $54 million to support more than 380 new and ongoing research projects around the world. We are united in our collective power to do something about MS now and end this disease forever. Learn more at  Locally, we have over 18,000 people living with MS in North and South Carolina and almost 3,000 in the Triad alone.

We promise you an evening of fun, good fellowship, great food and drink, and a fabulous performance!  It should be a great way to spend a Thursday night, so gather some friends and make your own party.  By attending and supporting this event, you will help improve the quality of life for people affected by MS and raise funds for critical MS research.  Tickets are $100 per person, or $175 for two.  Guaranteed seating for 8 is $1750.  Click here for tickets. For more information, contact Cameron Harris at or 336-299-8892.  Together we are stronger!


*Sponsored by the National MS Society Greater Carolinas Chapter