SHEFFIELD, England (CelebrityAccess) Sarah Nulty, 36, director of the Tramlines Festival in Sheffield, England, has died after a short illness.
Nulty helped launch the the festival in 2009 at Sheffield’s city center and became director of the event five years ago. She previously managed venues and events throughout the city.
“Sarah dedicated her whole working career to the Sheffield music industry,” Tramlines Festival said in a statement. “After nearly two-decades, this work has led to massive benefits for the city and she has been the driving force of Tramlines for many years. Her tenacity, vision and unbreakable work ethic are the reasons that the festival can celebrate its 10th anniversary.
“Sarah turned her hand to every aspect of the running the event over the years, she was the life and soul of Tramlines and no job was too small, but no responsibility too great. We would like to celebrate Sarah’s huge talent and the profound impact that she has had on the lives of so many people over the years.”
This year’s event takes place at the city’s Hillsborough Park July 20-22 with headliners Stereophonics, Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds and Craig David’s TS5.