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Crabmeat Thompson

Known as “a local legend,” Crab has actually performed his funky blend of folk, country, blues in comedy clubs, schools, and bars, on TV and radio, in two dozen states as well as Canada, Mexico, Spain, Ireland, and Costa Rica. Twice awarded Artist Fellowships in Delaware, the Meat has also received two awards from the Delaware Press Association for his writing, and he represented the state at the Knoxville World’s Fair.  This experience led to his recording “Small Wonder” about Delaware, which has been published in a Mel Bay book, Songs of the American People.

An experienced Teaching Artist and Lecturer, Professor Thompson has taught Literature and writing at Oregon State and Rowan Universities and at Polk County College in Florida. Currently he tutors ESL at University of Delaware, where he is pursuing a degree—in Spanish this time. He and his wife, Janice, travel once a year to teach English at Vaughantown, Valdelavilla, in the mountains of northern Spain next to France and the basquephone Kingdom of Navarre.

Thompson’s eight albums of original music are available at gigs or from Amazon, with downloads at iTunes, and he is available to perform both solo, duo, or with his band.



Crabmeat Thompson
Music, Storytelling
PO Box 360
Middletown, DE 19709
Phone:  3023781327
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Arts Services: Commissioned Work, Exhibits, Lectures / Public Speaking, Master Classes, Performances, Public Art, Readings, School Residencies, Social Functions, Teaching Artist, Workshops
Audience Served: Preschool, Kindergarten to 5th Grade, 6th to 8th Grade, 9th to 12th Grade, Special Needs, Adult
Availability: Delaware (all 3 counties), Regional (throughout Mid-Atlantic region), Year-round
Fees: $200-$2000
Performance/Exhibit Venues: Community sites (e.g., libraries, senior centers, religious facilities), Festivals, Outdoor stages, Schools, Theater/auditorium
Performance/Exhibit Requirements: Electrical source. Some water.
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