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Example set to headline Youth Beatz festival in Dumfries


Singer and rapper Example is to headline the Youth Beatz festival in Dumfries along with 2014 X Factor winner Ben Haenow.

Billed as Scotland's largest free music event, it will take place at the town's Dock Park this year on 12 August.

Now in its ninth year the festival - aimed at young people aged 12 to 25 - attracts an audience of thousands.

Previous acts to perform at the event have included Professor Green, Cascada, James Arthur and Tinchy Stryder.

Be Charlotte, Lewis Capaldi and Gracefell are also on the bill for this year's event.

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