AS Southampton’s streets are set to rumble with the sound of melodic bass and the tapping of thousands of feet, the Echo looks back at pictures from a similar event in the past.

Music in the City gets underway today and sees live music played at 22 venues across the city

Back in the mid-1990s, Southampton was home to Summer of Music Festival - an event that saw audiences wowed by various outside music performances.

Above is a selection of the images.