South Scotland

James Arthur to headline Youth Beatz festival in Dumfries

James Arthur
Image caption X Factor winner from 2012, James Arthur, is to headline the festival

The 2012 X Factor winner James Arthur is to headline an event in Dumfries billed as Scotland's biggest free music festival.

Youth Beatz is being held at the town's Dock Park on 13 August.

Fans have to apply for thousands of tickets for the event via the festival website which will then be allocated later in the year.

Other acts involved in the 2016 edition of the Dumfries and Galloway festival include Cascada and Bella and the Bear.

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