Various: experimental, non-western, jazz, psychedelic, noise(rock), drone/ambient, indie, electronic etc.
Various indoor venues in the city centre of Utrecht
Venue capacity: between 150 and 2.000. Total capacity: between 3.000 and 5.500 per day.
The festival takes place the same weekend as Utrecht's Mega Record & CD Fair, the largest record fair in the world.
“The festival has grown into a wide-ranging event for alternative or obscure or historical tastes, taking place in churches, galleries and theaters around the city, along the lines of European festivals Primavera and Big Ears in Knoxville, Tennessee.” - The New York Times
In 2012 & 2014 the festival won the "IJzeren Podiumdier" Award for best Dutch Festival during Eurosonic Noorderslag from the VNPF (Foundation Dutch Popclubs & Festivals). The festival has received praise from The New York Times, Pitchfork, BBC, The Quietus, MOJO Magazine, Resident Advisor, The Wire, de Volkskrant, Stereogum, The Line of Best Fit, SPEX, DIY Magazine, FACT, Drowned In Sound and many others in 2015 and 2016. 48% of 4-Day Festival Passes for Le Guess Who? are sold abroad.
Le Guess Who? is a four-day festival that takes place each November in the heart of Utrecht, The Netherlands. Le Guess Who? combines today's burgeoning talent with legendary, one-of-a-kind acts to create an atmosphere that electrifies the picturesque city of Utrecht. Previous editions included Swans, Deerhunter, Mac DeMarco, Kamasi Washington, Bonnie "Prince" Billy, Sunn O))), Autechre, Dr. John, Einstürzende Neubauten, Selda and Annette Peacock.