This November marks the tenth anniversary of Utrecht’s Le Guess Who? festival. Held at various venues across the city, the 2016 edition will feature special stages curated by Wilco, Julia Holter, Savages and Suuns.
Artists confirmed so far include Tortoise, Fennesz, Steve Gunn, Lee Ranaldo, Bassekou Kouyaté, William Tyler, Arnold Dreyblatt, PITA, Klara Lewis and Kyoka (on Wilco’s stage); and Laurel Halo, Laraaji, Circuit Des Yeux (see The Wire 390), Lucrecia Dalt, Josephine Foster, the father and son duo of Tashi Wada & Yoshi Wada, and Aine O’Dwyer (on Holter’s stage). Suuns sent out invitations to DJ Nigga Fox, Jerusalem In My Heart, Samuel Kerridge and RP Boo, among others, and Savages’ roll call of artists features Tim Hecker, Beak>, Bo Ningen, Jessy Lanza, Container, Duke Garwood, Hannah Pee and others.
Daytime activities on 12–13 November include the Mega Record and CD Fair. Slated as the world’s largest of its kind, the 46th edition of the fair will take place at the Jaarbeurs Utrecht.