Abena Koomson-Davis is a performer, educator and wordsmith. Abena originated the role of Fela’s mother in the Off-Broadway musical FELA! and reprised her role in the Broadway production. She has performed with Stevie Wonder, Carly Simon, Angelique Kidjo and many others. For over 15 years, Abena has been the lead vocalist of the funk rock band Van Davis. She is the musical director for the Resistance Revival Chorus. She will precede her Fun Fest performance with a public song circle at the LAVA Center (324 Main St, Greenfield) from 10:30-11:15.