Search results for "The Heliocentrics" Lineup Curator: Jenny Hval Whether it’s a stage, a computer screen or a page from a book: Jenny Hval’s multi-disciplinary work aims to break beyond these confining zones to form a deeper connection with her audience... Curator: The Bug Musician, producer and composer Kevin Richard Martin’s chosen moniker has always been a fitting one. As a defiant experimentalist ceaselessly exploring sonic extremities, contrasts and frictiona... Ayalew Mesfin & Debo Band Quintessential Ethio-groove performer Ayalèw Mesfin has joined forces with the renowned US-based ensemble Debo band for his first European live performance ever, and in truth, few collaboration... View more results for lineup Idris Ackamoor & The Pyramids In the early 70’s, free-jazz evangelists Idris Ackamoor & The Pyramids sprung from the tutelage of the great Cecil Taylor. Drawing furthermore from the vast cosmos of Fela Kuti, Pharaoh Sand... Ahmed Ag Kaedy Many nomadic Tuareg artists channel and preserve the vibrancy of life that was once the everyday in Mali. Ahmed Ag Kaedy initially set out to do the same, but instead his haunting eight-track LP... Dur-Dur Band The story of Somalia’s legendary Dur-Dur Band is one of regrouping and resilience. In the 80s, their vibrant Somali funk music embedded the nightlife of the capital of Mogadishu. Since dictator... The Raincoats In 1979, The Raincoats helped shape the timeless notion that punk is what you make it to be—an act of raw expression, not any one sound. Their anarchy was poetic. The group’s debut album &... Gyedu-Blay Ambolley & His Sekondi Band Gyedu-Blay Ambolley is the true originator of simigwa-do, a Ghanaian fusion of afro funk, soul and jazz. His work with the Uhuru Dance Band and the The Apagya Show Band (the latter with one-time mento... Lakha Khan Lakha Khan is a living legend of Rajasthani folk music. As the undisputed master of the sindhi sarangi, Khan is one of the last remaining Manganiyars to have honed this complex instrument. In doing so... Angel Bat Dawid & The Brothahood Angel Bat Dawid’s first album ‘The Oracle’ provides a new radical benchmark for contemporary jazz music, capturing a unique mystique within its economical recording methods. Meditati... Earth Naming a band after something concise and universal seems to naturally generate some of the most physically punishing music in existence. If Sunn O))) and Sleep are part of a three-headed beast of &ld... Girl Band When Girl Band prowl the stage, you’d best prepare for a barb-wired wallop of first class agit-rock. This Irish wrecking crew has become one of the most fearsome live units of the decade thanks... Curator: Moon Duo Psychedelic/krautrock mystics Moon Duo are comprised of Ripley Johnson (Wooden Shjips) and Sanae Yamada (Viva La Void), with John Jeffery manning the skins. The Oregon band’s trademark sound is... Curator: Patrick Higgins He reimagines classical composers like Bach with modern-day instrumentation. He interrogates the role of individuality in the digital world. He tackles the cataclysms of climate change. Indeed, music... LEYA Indeed, as adroit players of the harp and the violin respectively, Marilu Donovan and Adam Markiewicz’s joint project LEYA inspired some emphatically gorgeous music. With the help of fellow expe... Curator: Iris van Herpen & Salvador Breed Fashion designer Iris van Herpen and sound artist Salvador Breed curate a lineup of artists and performances symbolizing their highly intertwined aesthetics, developed over years of collaborating on n... DNA? AND? The power of the imagination is arguably the greatest during youth, and Oslo-based collective DNA? AND? bring this notion into play in the most remarkable fashion. Comprised of special kids and a revo... Miranda Cuckson Embracing music from both bygone and current eras, Miranda Cuckson is regarded as one of the most acclaimed performers of classical and modern music. The New York Times called Cuckson “a prodigi... LOTTO With their curious mix of infernal free-jazz and post-rock, LOTTO are one of the most inventive groups of the Polish underground. Embracing the minimalist spirit of The Necks, Godspeed You! Black Empe... Conrad Tao Conrad Tao first touched a piano as a one-year-old toddler, and by the age of eight, he already performed Mozart’s Concerto No. 12. So, becoming one of the most exciting new faces in classical m... Sonic Boom Flaunting an impressive resume of bands (notably as singer/guitarist of trance-rock cosmonauts Spacemen3) and production credits (Panda Bear, MGMT, Beach House), Pete Kember’s genius has now spa... King Midas Sound Since its inception a decade ago, King Midas Sound’s gloom-ridden transmutations of dub, lover’s rock and ambient music have made an unyielding impression. Producer Kevin Martin (The Bug)... Yves Jarvis As Yves Jarvis, Jean-Sebastian Audet’s gauzy post-R&B vignettes are driven by color, both as a visual and thematic component. His 2017 album ‘Good Will Come To You’ (released und... Acid Mothers Temple The sprawling universe that is the great Acid Mothers Temple was formed in 1995 by Kawabata Makoto. This fabled Japanese collective always held a deep dedication and devotion to improvised music. From... Prison Religion One famous sci-fi film once sported the tagline ‘in space no one can hear you scream’, but Prison Religion put that hypothesis to the test and then some. This Richmond, Virginia-based coll... Asha Puthli Overviewing the impulsive career of Asha Puthli, it’s dizzying how one individual can encapsulate such a ridiculous range of juxtapositions. Puthli’s notoriety really depends on who you as... Deerhunter During this decade, Atlanta art-punkers Deerhunter have further established themselves as one of finest bands alive, consolidating an unmistakable sound with restless reinvention. The electronic-drive... Föllakzoid The Chilean colossus known as Föllakzoid, are clerics of both the cosmic heritage of Can and the more progressive electronics. The trio are no longer bound by concept or narrative on their latest... Drew McDowall + Florence To present Time Machines A/V Live When ex- COIL member Drew McDowall decided to revive the group’s 1998 masterpiece ‘Time Machines’ to the present, two decades after its release, the joke was probably not lost on him... Arp Frique presents IMPROVISED SUITES FOR ANALOG MACHINES With a super contagious cocktail of Afrobeat, disco and funk, Arp Frique is the past, present and future scrambled together in one groovy, bright-lit musical skirmish. The Dutch producer’s new l... Oiseaux-Tempête & Friends Oiseaux Tempête’s cross-cultural, multi-genre improv rock has a tendency to unfold in places of turmoil, recording records in Greece, Turkey and Lebanon in the past. The core duo of Fr&eac... Curator: Fatoumata Diawara Over the past decade, Malian, Grammy-nominated artist, musician, and actress Fatoumata Diawara has been universally praised as one of Africa’s most trailblazing and outspoken voices. Diawara&rsq... Gruff Rhys The words ‘wacky’ and ‘profound’ often walk hand-in-hand in the world of Gruff Rhys. The Welsh artist is best known as spearhead of perpetually wry pop oddballs Super Furry Ani... Träd, Gräs och Stenar (Träden) For a band whose name translates to “Trees, Grass and Stone”, obviously, these lionized Swedish innovators have upheld their utopian ideals both in ethos and sound since the early 70&rsquo... Sarah Davachi Canadian artist Sarah Davachi's creates immersive soundscapes with a playful exchange between ancient acoustic instrumentation and analogue synths. Davachi is a real sonic thrill-seeker who enjoys pus... ZONAL feat. Moor Mother Justin Broadrick (Jesu, Goldflesh, Napalm Death) and Kevin Martin (The Bug, King Midas Sound) initially consolidated their mutual love for abrasive noise, dub and industrial as Techno Animal. If that... Felicia Atkinson French sound sculptor Félicia Atkinson once curiously speculated that “music always existed, even before humans appeared." She might be onto something: under her spell, a seemingly random... Jah Shaka Sound System Music derived from Rastafarian sound system culture has known many incarnations over time, but Jah Shaka remains true to its spiritual roots and essence. He arrived as teenager from Jamaica in London... Ustad Saami Ustad Saami is the last living khayál master, widely considered a precursor of qawwali music that originated in Pakistan. That’s no small distinction, as Saami’s voice is able to mi... Negativland Whether they intend to or not, Negativland have bursted many bubbles over the decades with their quizzical remapping of pop culture, media and advertising. Though Negativland consider themselves artis... YĪN YĪN YĪN YĪN is a jam-packed romp of South East Asian psych pop, funk, disco grooves and electronic music. The project was conceived by Kees Berkers, drummer of Baby Galaxy, and Yves Lennertz, guitarist of... Stine Janvin Norwegian-born, Berlin-based artist Stíne Janvin has the special ability to morph and manipulate her vocals into beautiful sound abstractions, to the point even where you forget it’s a vo... Oorutaichi Oorutaichi takes the word ‘fun’ into hyperdrive. This Japanese producer shakes the rules of techno, electro pop and sampling like a can of soda and lets things fly with contagious enthusia... Doug Hream Blunt In the late 80’s, Doug Hream Blunt moonlighted music with a job at a care home in San Francisco. As a relative late bloomer at age 35, he started writing songs after attending a How To Start A B... Mohamed Lamouri After 15 years of performing for passersby at Paris’s Line 2 Metro, Algerian musician Mohamed Lamouri’s trademark ragged voice and buoyant Casio keyboard melodies are reaching ears all ove... Mala As sparkplug of dubstep’s golden age the previous decade, Mala is now part of a select group of producers taking it to thrilling forward-thinking pastures. Responsible for some of the genre&rsqu... Lolina After notable stints as Inga Copeland and Hype Williams (the latter with Dean Blunt), Alina Astrova once again brandishes her signature Baudelairean hybrid of pop and stripped-down techno as Lolina. R... Nídia “Her music is dazzling in all senses, a trance-inducing tangle of boxy drums, vivid swirls of synthetic melody and buzzsaw grime bass,” The Quietus enthused about the fast-emerging N&iacut... Lasse Marhaug A true scion of the experimental noise scene, Lasse Marhaug embodies the term noisenik and then some. The Norwegian artist frequently applies a brutalist heavy metal sensibility to his potent and loud... Lalalar Istanbul’s Lalalar remind you of your favorite 80’s cult show theme, and simultaneously sound like a delightful dumpster dive of spaghetti western-psychedelics, Anatolian funk, sampling an... TENGGER Drone-based music often wields the power to blur that stark hierarchy between audience and stage, to level everyone in the room as both participant and listener. Korean duo TENGGER are no exception to... Bbymutha With her signature Southern drawl, bold experimentalism and whip-smart lyrics, Tennessee-based artist Bbymutha has established herself as a bona fide hip-hop truther. As one of the most refreshing rol... Joseph Shabason Joseph Shabason demonstrated his mastery of woodwind, horn and brass instruments on iconic records such as Destroyer’s ‘Kaputt’ and The War On Drugs’ ‘Lost In The Dream&r... Vilde Tuv Vilde Tuv has been dubbed as Norway’s finest one-woman orchestra. With just voice, bass drum and guitar at her disposal, Tuv’s songs can swell from raw minimalism to celestial beauty on th... Khana Bierbood Great pop songs with magic sprinkles of Eastern soundtracks, Spaghetti Western’s spacious twang and some grooving yé-yé sounds, that’s Khana Bierbood in a nutshell. Not surpr... Tropical Fuck Storm Tropical Fuck Storm’s wailing backing harmonies sound like a coven chanting hellish incantations, and the filthy percussive thrusts, the otherworldly synth flourishes of the band’s debut L... Zia Anger’s My First Film Zia Anger’s short films have premiered at the New York Film Festival and Locarno. She has directed music videos for an impressive roster of artists, including Angel Olsen, Mitski, Beach House, Z... Minyo Crusaders Minyo Crusaders breathe new life into traditional Japanese folk songs (‘minyo’) by merging them with Latin, African and Caribbean rhythms and flourishes of exotica. By doing so, the 10-pie... Petbrick The Bandcamp-bio for Petbrick deadpans that it’s just ‘Iggor Cavalera (Sepultura) and Wayne Adams making horrible noises that melt your face’. But press play and you’ll find th... Sarah Davachi That strange intermediate state during lucid dreams, when the body physically reacts to images summoned by your imagination: that’s a pretty apt way to describe the impact of Sarah Davachi&rsquo... Tyondai Braxton Like Patrick Higgins, Tyondai Braxton is an innovator in the purest sense. As a former member of Battles, he ventured far beyond the outer dimensions of what we consider pop music. Braxton earned his... Nivhek Under the name Nivhek, Liz Harris (Grouper) maps richly detailed inner worlds where enigmatic vibrations and voices glide dimly in and out of the void. Double album ‘After its own death / Walkin... Sofia Jernberg Like some people collect stamps, Sofia Jernberg collects vocal disciplines. Born in Ethiopia in 1983, the Oslo-based artist mastered myriad styles – from opera singing to pitchless singing &ndas... Caspar Brötzmann Massaker Caspar Brötzmann has embraced a similar vocation as his father, free jazz legend Peter Brötzmann: disrupt conventions through the virtues of noise, innovation, and chaotic physical performan... Leila Bordreuil Composer and cellist Leila Bordreuil grew up in rural Aix-en-Provence, France, before moving to Brooklyn in 2012. Having composed in silence for most of her life, the bustle of Broadway didn’t d... Vivian Wang Vivian Wang is one of the founders and multi-instrumentalists of Singapore-based art rock ensemble The Observatory. After initially honing her skills as a classically trained pianist, Wang approaches... La Bruja de Texcoco If it makes any sense – mystical phenomena rarely do – Octavia Mendoza Anario, aka La Bruja de Texcoco (‘The Witch of Texcoco’), reinvigorates the canon of Mexican folk by devi... Melissa Laveaux Mélissa Laveaux’s most recent album ‘Radyo Siwèl’ reclaims the Ottawa-born, Paris-based songwriter’s Haitian roots with a collection of native folk spirituals. Th... Cate le Bon Producer and musician Cate Le Bon creates a unique vocabulary of freak folk, post-punk and psych pop. Thanks to her jagged guitar playing and Welsh diction, Le Bon is the definition of elusive. Behind... Slikback Slikback is Freddy Njau, an emerging Kenyan producer currently situated in Poland. Associated with the infectious Kampala collective Nyege Nyege, his 2019 EP Tomo renders footwork, grime, dancehall, a... Mythic Sunship Equally adept at noisy, feedback-laden jams as spaced-out, repetitive voyages, Mythic Sunship's self-styled "anaconda rock" has been described as one of the most riveting movements of the European psy... Faten Kanaan Somehow, Faten Kanaan composes mesmeric, hypnotic music without the use of sequencers or arpeggiators. With that tranquil sense of endlessness as her core principal, she tells evocative stories with b... Kevin Richard Martin & Hatis Noit Japanese artist Hatis Noit’s accomplished range is astonishingly self-taught. Hoit is inspired by everything she can find from Gagaku — Japanese classical music —, Bulgarian and Greg... JK Flesh B2B Goth-Trad A pact made between Justin ‘JK Flesh’ Broadrick and Takeaki ‘Goth-Trad’ Maruyama when they released split-EP ‘Knights Of The Black Table’ resulted in heavy-handed i... Aldous Harding Kiwi musician Aldous Harding stops you dead in your tracks with her remarkable dark folk hymns. A magnetic stage presence, Harding taps into different moods and characters, often in the very same song... Godflesh Godflesh is an austere beast that intersects elements of industrial, metal, noise rock and post-punk in truly defiant, engrossing fashion. With its juggernaut drum thuds, shredding bass throbs, cauter... Michele Mercure Michele Mercure’s shrouded cinematic works overlap ambient, abstract, and industrial sensibilities, always with a keen and playful sense of their surroundings and acoustics. Not surprisingly, th... Mariel Roberts Cellist and composer Mariel Roberts plays her instrument of choice like an actor performs a scene, completely engrossed and enraptured within the composition’s totality. As both solo performer a... Los Pirañas Those familiar with acquainted acts like Meridian Brothers and Romperayo already how deliciously fun, kooky and strangely sophisticated Los Pirañas are on stage. But, to spell it out for the ye... Lone Taxidermist presents BodyVice As Lone Taxidermist, musician, performance artist, costume maker and provocateur Natalie Sharp relishes in the grotesque. Her unruly and flamboyant electro-punk performances make audiences an active p... DJINN DJINN, an alliance formed by musicians in Swedish outfits Hills and GOAT, has quickly flourished into a marvel in and of itself. Extracting sonics from the fabric of Alice Coltrane’s astral jazz... Moon Duo Moon Duo’s torrent blotchy psychedelics inventively coalesce with meditative, minimalist pop. Indeed, this is inflammatory music that submerges and manifests within the subconscious like a livin... Haco Japanese musician and sound artist Haco received international recognition as the founder, singer, and composer of legendary avant-pop group After Dinner. Hailed as one of the first female proponents... Vicky Chow “Her playing conjures a vision of some vintage piano genius like Art Tatum coming back to life and getting high on post-minimalism,” Pitchfork once concluded. Indeed, if some renowned comp... Mary Lattimore Mary Lattimore is a Los Angeles-based musician and composer who uses her Lyon and Healy concert grand harp to conjure up beautiful glacial melodies that evoke a host of memories, landscapes and allusi... Eiko Ishibashi Eiko Ishibashi’s acumen as multi-instrumentalist, producer and songwriter speaks for itself: she spans genres like classical, jazz and improvisation with aplomb, crossing creative swords with li... Visible Cloaks, Yoshio Ojima & Satsuki Shibano You know that mechanism where you whisper a message in a circle of people – and as its passed on back to you, that message becomes distorted? That’s a little bit what Portland duo Visible... Surfbort Watching Surfbort perform is a visceral and confrontational experience. The Brooklyn-based band’s feedback-strafed, guitar-shredding pounce says no to a digital age full of intolerance. Surfbort... Richard Youngs A librarian by day, Richard Youngs spends pretty much every other minute of his waking life living and breathing music. His fascinations reach all corners of the world, from Syd Barrett’s quirky... Rabih Beaini Lebanese-born producer and DJ Rabih Beaini (formerly known as Morphosis) specializes in grainy, imaginative analogue techno. A range of influences—improvisational jazz, krautrock, new wave, elec... Prana Crafter Prana Crafter summons cobwebbed guitar meditations, kosmische drones, and mystic acid folk mantras. In their 2018 Best Albums-list, Aquarium Drunkard described William Sol’s project as “an... Robert Aiki Aubrey Lowe The ever-versatile Robert Aiki Aubrey Lowe is a soul that keeps creating, with each undertaking achieving new depths, textures and vocabularies. Lowe's been a mainstay with math rockers 90 Day Men and... Moon Relay If you think sinister post-punk/no wave undertones and ornamental art pop make strange bedfellows, then you haven’t heard a Moon Relay album yet. The group (featuring frequent Jenny Hval-collabo... Bridget Hayden After initially cutting her teeth with critically-acclaimed drone ensemble Vibracathedral Orchestra, Bridget Hayden’s first solo outing ‘An Indifferent Ocean’ turned a lot of heads w... Robert Aiki Aubrey Lowe Few musicians are as versatile, risk-taking and compulsively explorative as Robert Aiki Aubrey Lowe. This nomadic musician redefined math and noise rock with 90 Day Men and helped spearhead druidic dr... Cate le Bon (2017) Cate Le Bon is celebrated for her playful lyricism, and her inventive pop melodies combined with post-punk takeoffs. Last year, the Welsh avant-pop songwriter released her most tantalizing record yet... Other pages The Heliocentrics - Live at Le Guess Who? 2018 The Heliocentrics - Live at Le Guess Who? 2018 Le Guess Who? 2018 Le Guess Who? 2018 Press Archive The Netherlands 3FM: Eva Koreman nieuwe presentator 3voor12 radio 3FM: Le Guess Who? 2018: Ralph-Herman snapt niet wat Colin Stetson doet3FM: Timo op Le Guess Who: van gevoelige liedjes in een kerk t... Le Guess Who? 2017 Press Archive The Netherlands 3FM: "3voor12 is op Le Guess Who?, waar basketballen tegen aan het plafond geschroefde gitaren worden gegooid"3voor12: "Eerste 67 namen voor Le Guess Who? 2017" &n... Le Guess Who? 2017 Press Archive Le Guess Who? 2018 Press Archive Privacy statement Le Guess Who Foundation Version March 2019 Since the 2018 implementation of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), Le Guess Who Foundation (hereafter referred to as LGW) is obligated to outline what personal... Mount Eerie - (after) Your most memorable moments of LGW In our visitors survey, we asked you for your most memorable moments of Le Guess Who?. Here are just a few of your choices. “Arriving at TivoliVredenburg and realising this was going to surpass my expectations.” Sun Ra Arkestra - Live at Le Guess Who? 2017 Le Guess Who? 2019 Official Playlist Le Guess Who? takes pace across 20 locations in the city center of Utrecht; ranging from churches and galleries to theaters and pop venues. Most are within walking distance from each other. Here are a couple highlighted. Le Guess Who? venues Le Guess Who? takes pace across 20 locations in the city center of Utrecht; ranging from churches and galleries to theaters and pop venues. Most are within walking distance from each other. Here are a couple highlighted. Le Guess Who? venues Le Guess Who? takes pace across 20 locations in the city center of Utrecht; ranging from churches and galleries to theaters and pop venues. Most are within walking distance from each other. Here are a couple highlighted. Le Guess Who? venues Le Guess Who? takes pace across 20 locations in the city center of Utrecht; ranging from churches and galleries to theaters and pop venues. Most are within walking distance from each other. Here are a couple highlighted. Le Guess Who? venues Le Guess Who? takes pace across 20 locations in the city center of Utrecht; ranging from churches and galleries to theaters and pop venues. Most are within walking distance from each other. Here are a couple highlighted. The Mega Record & CD Fair Utrecht doesn't only host Le Guess Who?; just a week after the festival, the biggest record fair in the world also takes place in the city, internationally renowned for its incredibly comprehensive collection of vinyl and pop memorabilia. “A huge shed in Holland is record collecting heaven.” - The Sunday Times Untitled Untitled is our newest satellite program, in which we explore the many artistic expressions and perspectives of our artists, as well as the carefully curated art and design exhibitions by fellow partner organizations happening in Utrecht during Le Guess Who?. About Utrecht Visitors of Le Guess Who? describe the character & atmosphere of the city of Utrecht among the most important reasons to visit the festival. Words most used by our visitors to describe the city of Utrecht are friendly, atmospheric, hospitable, high-quality, open-minded and a trusted surrounding. “A multispace, all-inclusive four days of joyful musical provocation in inviting Utrecht (…) Make the trip once and you’ll never look back.” - MOJO Magazine The Sai Anantam Ashram Singers perform The Ecstatic Music of Alice Coltrane at Le Guess Who? 2017 The Scorpios - Live at Le Guess Who? 2018 Family Members (Photo: a member of Sun Ra Arkestra backstage at Le Guess Who?) Become part of the Le Guess Who? Family With many thanks to our devoted fans and artists, Le Guess Who? has grown to... Circuit des Yeux - 'Reaching for Indigo: GAIA INFINITUS' Art Ensemble of Chicago - Live at Le Guess Who? 2018 About Le Guess Who? Le Guess Who? is dedicated to boundary-crossing music from all over the world. In 2019, the festival takes place 7-10 November in Utrecht, The Netherlands. Le Mini Who? Le Mini Who? is a spin-off festival of Le Guess Who?. It transforms many of Utrecht’s local bars, restaurants, venues and warehouses into improvised venues for (mainly) Dutch underground bands to play, where people jostle for position in low-to mid-capacity locations to catch a thirty-minute set by one of the many promising bands. Press info “A force for good, bringing us together and changing our minds.” – The Quietus “One of the best in free-thinking, diverse and genre-blurring festivals.” – The... Le Guess Who? 2015 Press info Le Guess Who? 2019 (English) Le Guess Who? is a festival that is dedicated to showcasing boundary-crossing music from all over the world, that questions the existing and embraces the unknown. Le Gues... Lonnie Holley feat. Nelson Patton - Live at Le Guess Who? 2018 Farida & The Iraqi Maqam Ensemble - Live at Le Guess Who? 2017 Saul Williams & King Britt present 'Unanimous Goldmine' – Live at Le Guess Who? 2018 Le Guess Who? 2016 Le Mystère des Voix Bulgares - Live at Le Guess Who? 2017 Junun feat. Shye Ben Tzur, Jonny Greenwood and the Rajasthan Express - Live at Le Guess Who? 2016 Gruff Rhys - Live at Le Guess Who? 2017 Other practical info Wondering where & when Le Guess Who? takes place, where to get tickets and how to exchange them at the festival, or other questions? You might be able to find answers here. Kadri Gopalnath - Live at Le Guess Who? 2018 Beverly Glenn-Copeland - Live at Le Guess Who? 2018 Elza Soares - Live at Le Guess Who? 2016 Le Guess Who? House Rules ENTRANCE: Le Guess Who? is only accessible with a valid wristband, unless otherwise noted. AGE RESTRICTIONS: Children up to 12 years old are welcome to accompany their parents free of charge. We stro... Travel & getting around Utrecht is a travel hub, with train lines and motorways converging on the city from all directions, making it easily accessible by train (both international & national), bus, and car. Utrecht is also very accessible by air travel. The Mandolin Sisters - Live at Le Guess Who? 2016 Le Guess Who? 2017 Press Alanis Obomsawin - Live at Le Guess Who? 2017 Faust - Live at Le Guess Who? 2015 Maâlem Houssam Guinia & Band - Live at Le Guess Who? 2017 Les Filles De Illighadad - Live at Le Guess Who? 2016 Become part of the Le Guess Who? Family Even after 11 years, we feel that our quest of bringing you some of the best music in the world has only just begun. Want to help us realize exclusive performances and special projects (like curated programs), while at the same time getting a glimpse of what's happening behind the scenes of the festival? Become part of the Family. Neneh Cherry - Live at Le Guess Who? 2018 The Notwist - Live at Le Guess Who? 2015 Become part of the family Become part of the family Make a donation via Paypal: No Paypal? Send an email to email@example.com and please state the amount you want to donate. Thank you for supporting Le Guess W... Wristband pick-up Upon arrival at the festival, you will need to exchange your ticket for a festival wristband to ensure entrance to the festival venues. Please note that you can only do this at our Ticket & Info Area, located in TivoliVredenburg. Lombok Festival Lombok Festival consists of several outdoor and indoor locations, a food market and a musical line-up of Le Guess Who?-curated acts together with local musical talent. All hosted by and organized with residents, non-profit organizations and key figures living and working in Lombok. James Holden & The Animal Spirits - Live at Le Guess Who? 2017 Tout-Puissant Orchestre Poly-Rythmo de Cotonou - Live at Le Guess Who? 2015 BCUC - Live at Le Guess Who? 2018 Utrecht Treasure Guide In our Utrecht Treasure Guide - which is part of this year's official program guide -, we offer you a handpicked selection of exciting (non-LGW) events and locations in our city. Here, you'll find an interactive map to uncover Utrecht to the max. The Sai Anantam Ashram Singers perform The Ecstatic Music of Alice Coltrane at Le Guess Who? 2017 Selda Bagcan - Live at Le Guess Who? 2014 Volunteering Do you want to help us to make Le Guess Who? the best experience possible? Or do you want to gain working experience at a festival? Become a part of our team as a volunteer, where you’ll meet like-minded music lovers from all around the world. Protomartyr - Live at Le Guess Who? 2017 Le Feast Every year, Le Feast invites you into a living room in Utrecht, to enjoy a feast together with people you don't know (yet). Many Utrechtian home-chefs transform their living room into a cozy brunch restaurant, welcoming other visitors of Le Guess Who? to join for a massive brunch feast with lots of poached eggs, Ottolenghi inspired salads and much more awesome food that you crave for after three days of music (and beer, probably). Accommodation There are many good places to stay in Utrecht. Stayokay Utrecht Centrum is a top pick for festival visitors, located ideally at Neude Square in the city center (just a couple of minutes from TivoliVredenburg and other venues). They also offer special festival discounts. Shabaka & The Ancestors - Live at Le Guess Who? 2017 WhatsApp Want to be among the first to hear about the latest news & Le Guess Who? program updates? You can now also subscribe via WhatsApp to receive festival updates. To do so, add +31 6 8379 7340 to you... Mario Batkovic - Live at Le Guess Who? 2017 Tortoise - Live at Le Guess Who? 2016 Travel & Accommodation Utrecht is a travel hub, with train lines and motorways converging on the city from all directions. Utrecht is also very accessible by air travel. The Netherlands’ fourth largest city is a lively and hospitable place. Built around the centuries-old Dom Tower, the city center is branched by picturesque canals with extraordinary wharf cellars that house shops, restaurants, and bars along the water. Shabaka & The Ancestors - Live at Le Guess Who? 2017 The Scorpios - Live at Le Guess Who? 2018 The Notwist - Live at Le Guess Who? 2015 Linda Sharrock - Live at Le Guess Who? 2017 The Mandolin Sisters - Live at Le Guess Who? 2016 Junun feat. Shye Ben Tzur, Jonny Greenwood and the Rajasthan Express - Live at Le Guess Who? 2016 Le Bazarre Le Bazarre is a renowned and travelling market inspired by quality vintage, second hand and indie craft, taking place on the Neude square, Saturday afternoon during Le Guess Who?. Le Guess Who? 2016 In Words & Numbers Le Guess Who? 2016 In Words & Numbers In this publication, we offer you an insight into the impact of the festival, with photos, quotes from media and visitors, and data from our visitors survey.... Farida & The Iraqi Maqam Ensemble - Live at Le Guess Who? 2017 Line-up Le Guess Who? 2018 Line-up Check out the full line-up via the link below. LE GUESS WHO? 2018 LINE-UP James Holden & The Animal Spirits - Live at Le Guess Who? 2017 Digable Planets - Live at Le Guess Who? 2016 Le Guess Who? 2015 In Words & Numbers Le Guess Who? 2015 In Words & Numbers In this publication, we offer you an insight into the impact of the festival, with photos, quotes from media and visitors, and data from our visitors survey.... Baba Zula - Live at Le Guess Who? 2014 Les Amazones d'Afrique - Live at Le Guess Who? 2017 Mary Margaret O'Hara - Live at Le Guess Who? 2017 Le Guess Who? Line-up Dive into our 2016 program guide, with info on artists, side programs during the festival, like Le Mini Who?, Le Bazarre, Juri Hiensch's Photo Exhibition on 10 Years of Le Guess Who?, and Le Gig Poster. Le Guess Who? 2016 Recordings Dive into our 2016 program guide, with info on artists, side programs during the festival, like Le Mini Who?, Le Bazarre, Juri Hiensch's Photo Exhibition on 10 Years of Le Guess Who?, and Le Gig Poster. Le Guess Who? 2016 Recordings Dive into our 2016 program guide, with info on artists, side programs during the festival, like Le Mini Who?, Le Bazarre, Juri Hiensch's Photo Exhibition on 10 Years of Le Guess Who?, and Le Gig Poster. Abdel Karim Shaar - Live at Le Guess Who? 2017 Le Guess Who? Recordings Visit our recordings archive for exclusive audio & video recordings of Le Guess Who? performances. Featuring Art Ensemble of Chicago, Neneh Cherry, Mount Eerie, Sun Ra Arkestra, James Holden, Mary Margaret O'Hara, Beverly Glenn-Copeland, Selda Bağcan, Junun feat. Shye Ben Tzur, Jonny Greenwood and the Rajasthan Express, The Notwist, Faust, and many more. Relive performances by Elza Soares, Julia Holter & Digable Planets Le Guess Who? 2016 Program Guide Dive into our 2016 program guide, with info on artists, side programs during the festival, like Le Mini Who?, Le Bazarre, Juri Hiensch's Photo Exhibition on 10 Years of Le Guess Who?, and Le Gig Poster. About Le Guess Who? Le Guess Who? 2019 takes place 7-10 November in Utrecht, The Netherlands. “What the Dutch festival really excels at is diversity, showcasing artists who have been blurring boundaries for decades and reminding us that a better world is possible.” – BUST Magazine “An open-minded, open-hearted festival.” – Uncut Magazine A Take Away Show with Wilco, by La Blogotheque Partners Learn more about who are helping us realize the festival. Le Guess Who? 2017 Program Guide Dive into our 2016 program guide, with info on artists, side programs during the festival, like Le Mini Who?, Le Bazarre, Juri Hiensch's Photo Exhibition on 10 Years of Le Guess Who?, and Le Gig Poster. Le Guess Who? Recordings Visit our recordings archive for exclusive audio & video recordings of Le Guess Who? performances. Featuring Art Ensemble of Chicago, Neneh Cherry, Mount Eerie, Sun Ra Arkestra, James Holden, Mary Margaret O'Hara, Beverly Glenn-Copeland, Selda Bağcan, Junun feat. Shye Ben Tzur, Jonny Greenwood and the Rajasthan Express, The Notwist, Faust, and many more. Line-up The initial line-up for Le Guess Who? 2019 has been announced: Scott Fagan performing 'South Atlantic Blues' - Live at Le Guess Who? 2016 Le Guess Who? venues Le Guess Who? takes place across 20 locations in the city center of Utrecht; ranging from pop venues and theaters to churches, galleries and warehouses. Most are within walking distance from each other. Partners Learn more about who are helping us realize the festival. Line-up CTA Newsletter Le Guess Who? takes pace across 20 locations in the city center of Utrecht; ranging from churches and galleries to theaters and pop venues. Most are within walking distance from each other. Here are a couple highlighted. Le Guess Who? 2015 Program Guide Program Guide & Treasure Guide Check out our 2015 program guide, with artist biographies and info on Le Mini Who?, Le Bazarre, our official film program, live interviews and Le Gig Poster. READ... Le Guess Who? & Volkskrant: video portraits Le Guess Who? & Volkskrant: video portraits home Tickets 4-Day Festival Passes: EARLY BIRDS - SOLD OUT 4-DAY FESTIVAL PASS - € 148,- Day Tickets: THURSDAY TICKET - € 43,- FRIDAY TICKET - € 48,- SATURDAY TICKET - € 48,- SUN... CTA Newsletter Le Guess Who? takes pace across 20 locations in the city center of Utrecht; ranging from churches and galleries to theaters and pop venues. Most are within walking distance from each other. Here are a couple highlighted.