Le Guess Who? focuses on artists that feel the urge to explore and expand musical boundaries and genres.
Le Guess Who?
Various indoor venues in the city centre of Utrecht
Venue capacity: between 250 and 2.000. Total capacity: between 4.000 and 6.000 per day.
Satellite events ranging from film and visual arts to talks and live sessions.
“Eclectic and probing” - New York Times
“The most diverse, open and inspiring festival out there.” – The Line of Best Fit
“A truly eclectic experience; a rich and nourishing affair.” – The Independent
“We need events like Le Guess Who? to remind us that a better world is possible.” – The Quietus
“Dazed, happy, we leave reminded that there are music festivals, and then there is Le Guess Who?” – MOJO Magazine
Le Guess Who? is Holland’s most adventurous music festival, taking place in the entire city center of Utrecht. Genre-spanning performances from over 150 artists are featured throughout the city’s historic locations, with venues ranging from theaters and music clubs to churches, galleries and warehouses.
Satellite events with music, film, visual art, photography and markets appear at cafés, hotels, restaurants, wharf cellars, squares and the hidden corners of the city.
Throughout the years, Le Guess Who? has grown to become a leading international festival, known for its inspiring presentation genre-challenging music. Tickets for Le Guess Who? 2017 were sold in 58 different countries, including almost the entirety of Europe as well as a.o. Mexico, Lebanon, Japan, Egypt, India and South Korea.
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.