Youth Beatz 2009
Attendance greatly exceeded expectations with accurate totals of 4540 during the day and 3605 in the evening registered.
Performers on the main stage included:
- Holyoakes actors Jessica Fox (Nancy) and Anthony Quinlan (Gilly)
- Jade Hunter
- Emma Gillespie
- The Common Empire
The days events were capped off by a headline performance from X Factor winner Leon Jackson.
Youth Beatz 2009 took place on Saturday 15th August at Dock Park, Dumfries. The free event was open from 1pm – 5pm and 7pm – 10pm.
The event was aimed at 12-25 year olds, providing youth services information, activity based entertainment and a dance/music concert. A wide range of consultations with young people shaped the course of the day with requests for more large scale music events where young people could participate in a safe and friendly environment.
Youth Beatz 2009 was separated into 2 parts. The afternoon was open from 1pm – 5pm and focussed on activity based entertainment and youth services information. The evening was open from 7pm – 10pm and focussed on music from the main stage and dance tent.