The day a blues queen met the daughter of a King

By MARK VIOLA

As rock music rolled over the Florida Forest Festival crowd and the last plates of free catfish were still being served, a meeting of entertainment royalty was taking place at Forest Capital Park Saturday.

Within the unassuming interior of the Perry Garden Club, which served as a green room for festival musicians, a King was speaking with a Queen.

PHOTO: After performing for the Florida Forest Festival crowd, Alabama Blues Queen DieDra (left) met with Patty King, daughter of the late B.B. King about a tour in honor of the blues legend.

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