PRLog - June 20, 2012 - PHOENIX -- Phoenix, Ariz. – With the first month of his non-stop Support YOUR Cause Tour 2012-2013 under his belt, how is singer/songwriter Scott Helmer feeling? “It’s a bizarre mix of being both exhausted and energized at the same time. Being on the road is tough, both physically and mentally, but the emotional support of meeting new fans, making new friends and getting my message out there is incredibly energizing,”
Scott Helmer's "Support YOUR Cause Tour 2012-2013"
Helmer’s tour is inspired by the hard knocks experienced in his own life. “I know what it’s like to hit hard times. In the last recession, I ended up losing everything, including my business and my family,” said Helmer. “There are just going to be times when people, myself included, need a little help to get back on their feet. They need access to the lifeline that so many great organizations offer. But those groups need our support."
Listen to a recent radio interview with Scott on Colorado's iHigh Radio http://www.scotthelmer.com/
Helmer’s debut album, Wake Me When It’s Over, scheduled for release on August 1, 2012, will be made available for free through his website to anyone who donates at least $5 towards the cause of their choice. A free download of the first track, Time To Say Goodbye is available now at http://www.scotthelmer.com/
The music on Wake Me When It’s Over was co-written and co-performed by Scott Helmer (vocals and drums) and his photographer-
The Support YOUR Cause Tour 2012-2013 features solo acoustic performances of songs from Wake Me When It’s Over along with covers of some of Scott’s favorite rock and country songs. The tour kicked off on April 30 and continues with more shows in the Southwestern part of the country. New territory for the tour will include upcoming appearances in Kansas, Idaho, Illinois and New York. “I never expected this many bookings so early on. Now all we need is for 200,000 people to each donate $5 to their favorite cause to reach our ambitious goal,” said Helmer. “And I think it’ll happen.”
Information and bookings for the Support YOUR Cause Tour 2012-2013 through the website,http://www.scotthelmer.com or facebook, www.facebook.com/