Marc Snegg
Grass Roots Record Co.'s founder, Marc Snegg, stands on Broad Street in the heart of Nevada City. (Jakub Mosur/For the Boston Globe) Jakub Mosur/For the Boston Globe

Sound of a town

Welcome to Nevada City, Calif., a sleepy little hamlet that's on its way to becoming the next great music city.

By Joan Anderman
Globe Staff / October 12, 2007

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NEVADA CITY, Calif. - In the toy-strewn living room of his small bungalow a few miles outside this former mining town, Aaron Ross is singing a song. It's a hard, weird ballad that draws on the young man's love affair with punk rock and Bob Dylan and the Sierra Nevada foothills. Ross's voice is brawny and tender. He sings with ... (Full article: 1397 words)

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