Beaton's Favorite Links

Donnie McDonald and James Keigher, “Men of Worth”, are popular folk artists and longtime friends of mine.  They are great entertainers and specialize in guided tours of Scotland and Ireland.

Master Scottish fiddler and a consummate performer.  Plays fiddle on many of Alex’s recordings.

Eric Rigler’s Bad Haggis is a band that fuses cutting-edge Celtic with influences of rock, alternative, jazz, pop, groove, world beat, African and Latin influences to produce a hearing-is-believing sonic experience.

Ian Donaldson’s family owned business specializes in bagpipes and accessories, Highland wear, kilt rental, CD’s and videos.

Luxurious modern coaches with excellent service and prices.  Scotline Tours is a coach company owned by my good friend, Barry Austin and his brother, Doug featuring the newest and luxiurest coaches. Barry provided coaches for Alex’s annual Scotland Tours.

Fred Havens is a great guy, a longtime friend and handles travel insurance for myself and my tour groups.  Travel insurance is important because it protects travelers when unforeseen circumstances occur after they’ve booked and paid for their trip. Click here to see a video on travel insurance.

Organization dedicated to the exchange of people and ideas between the peoples of Scotland and North America.

Talented quartet from Louisiana with a pleasing folksy-pop style.  Good sounds and good people.

Richard Hoover makes the finest custom handmade acoustic guitars.  Alex’s favourite is his Santa Cruz Tony Rice model.

Kirk McLeod’s popular Celtic-Rock band that merges bagpipes, fiddle, electric guitar and drums.

Grammy winning engineer. Great musician and producer in Nashville, with a wonderful list of top artists on his client list.

Independent consutlant of Rodan + Fields Dermatologists. These uniquely effective skincare products are designed by two of the most respected dermatologists in the country with a legacy of delivering on what they promise.

My friend George Flew’s website.  Photos and stories of his travels to Scotland, Ireland and Scottish Festivals.

Beautiful guesthouse in the fair city of Perth owned by Sam Devine, the daughter of my oldest friend, Victor Devine. &

Wonderful musicians. With Jil’s terrific, traditional voice and Scooter’s alternating tuning and tasty guitar playing will want you returning to hear them again and again.