The Team

Ed Faulkner - Festival Director


Ed has over 25 years experience in the entertainment business organising events and performing as a solo artist and with bands. Ed went on to found Ed Entertainments Ltd. in October 2006 with a view to stage East Yorkshire's first Glastonbury style music festival

Having seen his dream go from strength to strength, Tribfest celebrated it's 10th year in August 2016! 

Ed deals with all issues regarding the festival, bands, catering, stalls, licensing, just about everything has to be run through him so please feel free to contact him on any issues.

Please contact Ed for any press enquires regarding Tribfest.

e: [email protected]
t: 07802533414

Jon Calvert - Events Organiser


Jon has been involved with Tribfest since the very start. He spent many hours in all weathers handing out flyers and putting up posters and has gradually become more and more involved with Tribfest each year. He now works with Ed throughout the year on all aspects of the festival from planning right through to production.

e: [email protected]
t: 07854115020

Dempsey Faulkner - Volunteers

Dempsey co-ordinates and manages the volunteers both before and during the festival. Making sure there's always somebody on hand to help our festival goers and make your time at the festival fun and hassle free!

e: [email protected]
t: 07773069647

Ged and Ali - Main Bar


Ged and Ali have been with us from day one.

Both have extensive experience in working and running pubs for the last 20 years. They help to keep the beer flowing throughout the weekend and manage bar staff on site.

Both are key members of the Tribfest team and its fantastic to have them both on board again.

Dave Watts - Acoustic Marquee


Dave organises all the bands for the Tribfest Acoustic Marquee.

Dave has been in the music business for many years and is active in running various events around the Yorkshire area.

If you think you fit the bill and want to be considered for this years Tribfest Acoustic Marquee then get in touch with Dave

e: [email protected]
t: 07980282266

David Elf - Unsigned Marquee

Dave has been involved with the Unsigned Marquee since the early days of Tribfest. The Unsigned Marquee showcases the latest local and national unsigned talent, and Dave makes sure everything runs smoothly over the weekend.

With more than 20 years industry experience under his professional music belt, Dave has worked with artistes as diverse as Crowded House frontman Neil Finn and The Fratellis' Barry Fratelli, and as such has developed an ear for the kind of acts you can expect to be hearing more of in the near future. 

e: [email protected]
t: 07799881544

Terry Dunn - VIP Bar Manager


Terry has been involved with running the VIP bars since the festival began.

Having no real bar experience in the past, Terry took up the task at our very first Tribfest in 2007 to help out within the VIP Big Top. Terry has grown and loves to organise and serve the many Tribfesters with a smile on his face  "But only if Hull City win that weekend"!!

Bono the Bull


"Hi Guys, I am back again having left the green fields of East Yorkshire last year in pursuit of a new career in moosic!

What a ride it's been so far, I'm already looking forward to August and meeting all the great tribfesters who'll be spending the biggest weekend of the year in my field!

I'm going to be taking some time off before next year, I worked pretty hard at Tribfest last year and my tired hoofs need some time to recover!! Check out what I got up to at Tribfest, here!


For all press, media and photography enquiries, please contact Ed Faulkner, [email protected] or phone on 07802533414