HUEY Morgan’s celebrated alternative hip hop band Fun Lovin’ Criminals, pictured, head up more than 60 live acts taking to the stage to rock this year’s Pulse Festival.

Expect three days of festival fun at Sunnyfields Farm, Totton, this weekend as they perform hits including Scooby Snacks and Loco.

Electronic music pioneers The Correspondents and Mr Scruff are also included on an eclectic bill.

The charity event, originally planned as a one off fundraiser for the Ocean Ward at Southampton General Hospital in 2010, returns for another year bigger and better than ever before with two stages of the best live music and a complete farmer's market with fine food and beer.

Pulse will also include a host of local talents with Kings of Cowpunk, Pronghorn, joining A Ninja Slob Drew Me, Drumscapes, Grant Sharkey, Ian Easton, Keeley Filgo, LST, Scarlet Soho, Solar Wolf, Somahigh, Science of 8 Limbs and The Doghouse Boat Boys.

Also confirmed are The Buddhist Punkz, featuring members of The Dub Pistols and Freestylers, and ÜBER=TONE.

A whole new area, The DJ Pit, has been added and will feature some of the best DJs on the scene.

The family friendly event, which gets under way later today, features kids entertainment, including, bouncy castles, face painting, tractor rides and lots more.

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