Life and soul is the theme of an eclectic night featuring beatboxing folk, reggae and gospel to raise money to fight cancer.

Folk-rock-pop blending beatboxers Scapegoat will be joined by the Covenant Praise Community Choir who got Rhythms of the World’s St Mary’s Stage rocking this summer, reggae band The SG’s and gospel singer Rum Sams at Hitchin’s Club85 on Thursday October 18.

The night has been set up in honour of Hitchin boy Joe Males, who died aged 16 from leukaemia five years ago.

Kevin Simpson, who organised the event with his wife - fellow music teacher and artist Elaine, said: “Joe was a great loss to the community and I was inspired by his memory to raise money and bring hope to others.”

Money raised on the night will go to funding life-saving work at charity Leukaemia and Lymphoma Research.

Tickets are �6 from David’s Bookshop, Letchworth and online at or �8 on the door, from 7.15pm.

If you want to perform with the CPC Choir on the night, email Elaine at