Memorial bass contest winners named

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GALAX — The Blue Ridge Music Makers Guild in conjunction with the Fairview Ruritan Club hosted the 2nd Annual Barbara Poole Memorial Bass Contest at the 75th Galax Old Fiddlers’ Convention.  
The contestants were judged during the Friday night Old Time and Bluegrass Band competitions.  
The Guild awarded two category prizes this year, bluegrass and old time bass.  
One prize was a $100 check in each category along with a trophy for each winner.  
The winners were Tommy Nichols from the Narrow Way band (bluegrass) and Karen Carr from the Crooked Road Ramblers (Old Time).
 The Blue Ridge Music Makers Guild thanked all the participants, judges and those who attended the concert at the Fairview Ruritan Club.