A PERFORMER died at a Dumfries and Galloway music festival on Sunday.

Emergency services were called to the Eden Festival in St Ann’s, Moffat at around 1.45pm on June 11 after being made aware of a concern for a person. 

Police Scotland and the Scottish Ambulance Service attended and assisted the festival’s on-site first aid team but the 49-year-old man was pronounced dead at the scene. 

There were no suspicious circumstances surrounding the death and police confirmed that a report would be sent to the Procurator Fiscal.

A spokesperson for Eden Festival said: “Eden Festival is saddened to report the tragic and sudden death of a performer arriving at the festival.  He was attended to on-site by our medical team, who were assisted by Scottish Ambulance Service and Police Scotland.

“The festival sends its deepest sympathies to family members and wish that they be given privacy at this time.”