Scott vs. Ria tour hits Bronson Centre

Scott Helman and Ria Mae kicked off their cross-Canada tour on Oct. 13 with a fantastic performance in Ottawa at the Bronson Centre. In front of a packed crowd, the two Canadian singer-songwriters delivered spectacular sets and delighted the audience made up of people of all ages. The tour is being branded as a “fight” between Helman and Mae, with artwork inspired by a well-known picture of artists Andy Warhol and Jean-Michel Basquiat. However, the only competition between Helman and Mae is to determine which of the two co-headliners closes off the night, and they make the decision in a very peaceful way: with a friendly coin toss. Helman won the first coin toss of the tour, but Mae was […]

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Q+A: Singer-songwriter Scott Helman

Scott Helman is a young singer-songwriter based out of Toronto. With two Juno nominations and multiple hit singles under his belt, he will be kicking off the Scott vs. Ria tour with singer-songwriter Ria Mae in Ottawa on Oct. 13. The Charlatan caught up with Helman over the phone to talk about life as a musician, the heartfelt meanings behind his biggest hits and his upcoming tour. The Charlatan (TC): What is it like, life as a young, 22-year-old, touring and recording musician? Scott Helman (SH): It’s good, it’s definitely un-orthodox, I’d say. My life structure is not quite the same as my friends and stuff, but it’s great! I get to travel and see a lot of different kinds […]

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