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American Classics Performing Songs of Scott Joplin at Longy School in Cambridge on Saturday May 7

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American Classics—a Boston group dedicated to exploring the time-capsule of original American music—is performing a special concert on the Rags and Songs of Scott Joplin at Pickman Concert Hall at Longy School of Music, on Saturday, May 7, 2011 at 7:30 p.m.

Tickets to the show are $20 and can be purchased online or at the door. The hall is located at 27 Garden Street in Cambridge, Massachusetts.

Joplin, who founded and perfected ragtime music, wrote over 40 ragtimes as well as two operas. After his death he was awarded a Pulitzer Prize in 1976 for his contributions to American music.

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