Holland's most diverse, inviting and genre-breaking festival is back. This year's lineup is full of inspiring acts—with a strong contingent of artists from afar such as Lalalar, Asha Puthli, and Ustad Saami, among many others.
Frederique van Waning
Le Guess Who?, a festival that is dedicated to showcasing boundary-crossing music from all over the world, questions the existing and embraces the unknown. Le Guess Who? 2019 takes place from 7-10 November in Utrecht, The Netherlands, and will celebrate curated programs by the pioneering voice of Mali, Fatoumata Diawara; award-winning Dutch fashion radical Iris van Herpen & sound artist Salvador Breed; Norwegian multi-disciplinary artist Jenny Hval; shape-shifting electronic producer The Bug; New York avant-garde composer Patrick Higgins; and psychedelic/kraut mystics Moon Duo. These curators will present a range of inspirations and like-minded artists, including established performers as well as new and upcoming acts with whom they share their musical and cultural ideas.