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one night in pandora

Le Guess Who? is a four-day festival that takes place each November in the heart of Utrecht, The Netherlands. We combine a top-notch collection of today's burgeoning talent with legendary, one-of-a-kind acts to create an inimitable atmosphere that electrifies the city. On May 23, Le Guess Who? organizes One Night in Pandora at TivoliVredenburg, featuring Thee Oh Sees, Pallbearer, Noura Mint Seymali, Kevin Morby, Wand and Morgan Delt. 

“Le Guess Who? 2014: The best festival the world has seen this year.” - Skyline Reviews (BE)

“As festivals go, Le Guess Who? is uniquely singular and utterly immense in its vision.” - The Quietus (UK)

For international travelers and locals alike, Le Guess Who? offers the opportunity to see high-caliber performers in the most liberal of festival settings: fifteen venues of varying shapes, sizes and purposes. From churches and galleries to pop venues, each plays host to a deftly curated line-up. In 2015, Le Guess Who? Festival will take place November 19-22.

Utrecht, rated #6 on Lonely Planet's list of the 'World's Unsung Places,' is a lively, hospitable place. Built around the centuries-old Dom Tower, the city is branched by many picturesque canals, some with extraordinary wharf cellars that house shops, cafés, restaurants, and bars along the water. Utrecht is one of the Netherlands' oldest cities, with a compact, medieval centre. At the same time, Utrecht's student population of 40,000 makes the city a very vibrant place. As CNN put it, “Utrecht beats the old Amsterdam hands-down”. 

More Utrecht tourist information can be found here on this site

 
How do I get to Le Guess Who?

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. Air travel is also quite simple from Amsterdam's Schiphol airport (only 30 minutes by train) and the Eindhoven airport (approximately 55 minutes by train).

Air travel

Amsterdam Schiphol Airport is the most convenient airport to fly to. Every 15 minutes a non-stop train departs for Utrecht Centraal.

Eindhoven and Rotterdam Airport are good second options. Both have fast-train connections between Central Station Rotterdam or Eindhoven which takes about an hour to get to Utrecht.

Getting to The Netherlands might be easier than you think. Flying to The Netherlands only takes:
London: 75 minutes
Berlin: 80 minutes
Barcelona: 2 hours
Oslo: 2 hours
Lisbon: 3 hours
Istanbul: 4 hours

Train

For national train information see the NS-site. For international train information, please check the NS international travel site

Car

If you come to Utrecht by car, 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 P&R or ‘Transferium’ car parking at the edge of the city. From here you can easily take public transportation into town. 

Bike Rental

The easiest way to get around Utrecht is by bike. There are many options for bike rental in the city. Some options are Co van Beek, Fietspunt, Het Fietspad, Willemstraat Bike, and Laag Catharijne, which is located next to Utrecht Central Station.

Hotels

There are many wonderful places to stay in Utrecht. Some options in or around the city centre include Stone Hotel and Hostel (email them for Le Guess Who?-discount), Hostel Strowis, NH Utrecht Hotel, Hello B&B, Apollo Hotel Utrecht City Centre, B&B Utrecht City Centre, Park Plaza Utrecht Hotel, Hotel Oorsprongpark, Hotel Holland Lodge, IBIS Hotel, Economy Hotel, Malie Hotel Utrecht, Apartment Kanne (10% LGW-discount). You can also check booking.com for an overview on hotels in and around Utrecht.

Airbnb and Wimdu

With 1000+ rental locations in and around Utrecht, Airbnb is nice for groups both large and small. Visit the Utrecht Airbnb site to view your options. You can also check Wimdu for options on renting rooms, studios and apartments in Utrecht.

Couchsurfing

Couchsurfing is a global community of 9 million people in more than 120,000 cities that connects travelers with a global network of people willing to share their homes. If you're interested in couchsurfing but you don't have a Couchsurf profile, you can also post something directly on our Forum here.


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Le Guess Who? presents One Night in Pandora: Thee Oh Sees, Pallbearer, Noura Mint Seymali, more

Le Guess Who? presents a new music event titled ‘One Night in Pandora’ in May 2015, featuring hyperactive psych/garage band Thee Oh Sees, doom metal powerhouses Pallbearer, psychedelic wunderkind Morgan Delt and Noura Mint Seymali, a sensational vocalist and Ardine player from Mauri...

Le Guess Who? 2014 In Words & Numbers

The last months, we received an overwhelming amount of response to Le Guess Who? Festival 2014 from press, visitors and artists all over the world. We decided to gather the most memorable quotes, pictures and some details from our visitors survey in a special publication.

Le Guess Who? wins Best Festival & Best Promoter at IJzeren Podiumdieren Awards

We're proud & very honored to tell you that we won two awards at the 'IJzeren Podiumdieren' 2014; for Best Festival in The Netherlands and Best Promoter (Bob van Heur).

Buy Le Guess Who? Merchandise in our webstore

Forgot to buy your Le Guess Who? merchandise at the festival or just want to do some shopping? Check out our new webstore with official festival shirts, sweaters, tote bags and beanies.

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