ALEX HODGSON is from Prestonpans, East Lothian. Alex was a finalist in the 'Burnsong' song writing competition in 2005 and 2009 and since then he has appeared live on the BBC Radio Scotland hogmanay show and with Robbie Shepherd's popular BBC Radio Scotland programme 'Take The Floor'. In addition, he sang at the Scottish Parliament, the Queen's Ghillie Ball at Balmoral, the Waterside Theatre, Capetown, South Africa, and has appeared at the Caledonian Society Ball in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Alex has recently signed to Greentrax.

He has a keen love of Scottish variety theatre and has himself appeared locally in many amateur stage productions. His interest in storytelling has also seen him appearing at Newton Mearns Storytelling Festival and workshops at the City Arts Centre, Edinburgh, and he also entertains children. If that is not enough, Alex appears on Forth 2 Radio programme 'The Best of Scottish', presented by Kenny Hutchison, and performs a new song weekly live. He has also presented 'The Sunday Gaitherin' on Radio Borders. Alex is a born entertainer!