Alex Beaton is a Scottish, guitar-playing folksinger who makes more than 20 concert appearances annually at various events across the United States (primarily highland games). Beaton appears annually at the Grandfather Mountain Highland Games in North Carolina, and the Stone Mountain Highland Games in Atlanta, Georgia, two of the largest highland games events in the United States.
Beaton has been called "probably the country's most popular Scottish folk singer." He has a baritone voice.At many events, Beaton not only serves as a key entertainer, but as the event emcee. Beaton is known for his powerful stage presence and sense of humor.
He frequently interacts and jokes with audiences while performing and in-between songs. One of his albums, Daft Ditties, is composed entirely of comedic songs. Beaton is also known for his keen knowledge of Scotland's history.
Beaton had released 20 albums on CD and one DVD musical travelogue of Scotland that pulls together three titles that were previously released on VHS tape. Along with his concert appearances, Beaton usually hosts one or two trips to Scotland per year where he serves as the host and tour guide.
In 2011 there will be two tours, one in June which is a "Highlands & Islands Tour" and the second in August which includes an evening performance at the Edinburgh Military Tattoo. All tours typically sell out quickly!
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