The Team

Ed Faulkner - Festival Director


Ed has over 30 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 13th year in August 2019! 

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.

t: 07802533414

Dempsey Faulkner - Operations 


Dempsey is involved in a lot of the background goings on and is the right hand woman to the festival. One of her main focuses is the volunteers and customer support making sure there's always somebody on hand so that everyone has the best time possible.

t: 07765895238

Dave Cawley - Campsite Manager 


As Tribfest grows, so does our team! Dave used to look after volunteers but now he is managing all of our campsites and caravan pitches. You will see him throughout the whole weekend helping our happy campers and keeping everyone safe.

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

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. 

t: 07799881544

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, or phone on 07802533414


Best Bar None Winner of 'Best Entertainment/Leisure Venue' 2018-2020

Finalists in REYTA Awards Most Remarkable Event 2019 & 2020

Best Bar None Accredited Premises 2016-2018