South Scotland

Thousands expected at N-Dubz Dumfries date

Image caption N-Dubz are the headline act at the free concert which is part of the Youth Beatz event

Up to 8,000 fans are expected to attend an open air free concert in Dumfries being headlined by N-Dubz.

It is part of the two-day Youth Beatz festival being held in the town on Friday and Saturday.

The event had to be rescheduled from its original date on 31 July due to a clash with N-Dubz's recording commitments in the US.

The proceedings are scheduled to get under way at 1930 BST at the Dock Park in Dumfries.

Town provost Jack Groom said: "Youth Beatz is shaping up to be a great event and a highlight in the Dumfries events calendar this year.

"I hope as many people as possible can come along and join in the fun and get the opportunity to see a top UK act perform in Dumfries."

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