LE GUESS WHO? MAY DAY 2013
On Saturday May 18th the second edition of our pre-summer festival day Le Guess Who? May Day will be taking place in the city centre of Utrecht, Holland. The organization brings artistic and groundbreaking pop music to multiple locations in Utrecht’s city centre, the way you are accustomed to by Le Guess Who?..
Tivoli Oudegracht, Tivoli de Helling, Tivoli Spiegelbar, EKKO, ACU and Galerie Jaap Sleper.
“Originally a festival highlighting Canadian-bred artists, it has since doubled in length and exponentially increased its program lineup to become one of the premiere destinations in Europe to favor independent music and culture.” - Consequence of Sound, USA
"I had the pleasure to experience Le Guess Who? last year for the first time and was just overwhelmed by the loveliness of the event and especially the good nose for young and upcoming, but yet advanced and promising acts." - Guerolito Music, CH
“Playing Le Guess Who? fest was beautiful... in the exquisite city of Utrecht...a wick programme...” - Dan Haywood's New Hawks, UK
HOW TO GET TO LE GUESS WHO?
Directions and Travel information:
Go to our TRAVEL page and find out what the easiest way is to get to Le Guess Who? from your country. Because of its central location, Utrecht is well connected to the rest of the Netherlands, and has a well-developed public transport network. The city is easy accessible by (international) train, bus or car.
For national train information see www.ns.nl. For international train information see www.nshispeed.nl. Utrecht is only 30 minutes by train from Amsterdam.
If you come to Utrecht by car, please remember that parking in the city centre is very expensive. It's better to park at your hotel (if possible), in car-parkings, or at the cheap P&R or 'Transferium' car parking at the edge of the city. If you do so, you can easily take cheap public transport (tram) into town.
The best way to get around in Utrecht is by bike. We highly recommend renting a bike at Laag Catharijne (www.laagcatharijne.nl), which is located next to Utrecht Central Station.
Tickets for Le Guess Who? do NOT include accommodation. Utrecht only offers a few options for cheap accommodation. A selection from budget to mid range to high end accommodation can be found here.
We have also set up a Couchsurfing page with a Facebook plugin. Make sure you're logged in to Facebook and feel free to post your requests and offers to make your stay in Utrecht a unique and pleasant experience!
Le Guess Who? is located in the unique premises of Utrecht city centre. Utrecht is the fourth largest city of the Netherlands, only 30 minutes away from Amsterdam.
Read more about some of Utrecht's hotspots in the Utrecht Guide we made for last year´s festival. However, the discounts described in the Utrecht Guide were arranged for 2012 and do not apply for 2013.
More tourist information about Utrecht can be found here: www.utrechtyourway.nl/region/utrecht.