Le Guess Who?
Le Guess Who. is a Dutch music festival featuring independent music in styles such as noise rock, indie rock, and IDM, held in Utrecht since 2007. The festival takes place on locations in the city of Utrecht. During most editions the line-up consists of more than sixty acts that perform in the Netherlands or acts that have their first show there. The first edition in 2007 only featured Canadian acts but nowadays the festival has many international acts that make an appearance, the festival takes place in the last week of November. Due to the schedule of many of the bands, the line-up has a big overlap with other European festivals that take place in the same period. List of electronic music festivals Official website Dutch Article on VPROs 3VOOR12 Review of 2007 edition on Drowned in Sound
De Letters van Utrecht
The Letters of Utrecht form an endless poem in the stones of a street in the center of the Dutch city of Utrecht. Every Saturday at 13,00, the letter is hewn into the next cobblestone. It takes several years to publish an average sentence, every few years another member of Utrechts guild of poets extends the poem. The poem was started on June 2,2012 and Utrechts mayor, Aleid Wolfsen, to predate the beginning of the poem to January 1,2000, the city works department had previously laid 648 stones with the letters of the contributions of five poets into the street. Stones with year numbers mark the route and turn the growing line of letters into a meter of time. A future there will be, but it is unknown, the keeps the continuation of the poem beyond the most recently published letter secret. The monument is intended for the benefit of future people. The effort is driven by a foundation, Stichting Letters van Utrecht. The concept for the Letters of Utrecht was originally inspired by the efforts of Danny Hillis, the Long Now Foundation had contributed a stone cut from the Sierra Diablo Mountain Range in Texas where the 10,000 Year Clock is being built. That stone now carries letter number 1, as a social sculpture, The Letters of Utrecht refer to the 7000 Oaks of Joseph Beuys in Kassel, Germany. Beuys named his work City Forestation Instead of City Administration and conceptualized mans dependency on nature, news item on the opening of the Letters of Utrecht on Dutch television NOS. ‘Ciudad escrita‘, a column by Liuba Kogan over the Letters of Utrecht January 17,2014 in the Peruvian daily El Comercio
Muziekcentrum Vredenburg was a music venue in Utrecht, Netherlands with a capacity of 5,000 people. It was designed by Dutch architect Herman Hertzberger, the venue hosted concerts by many famous artists, spanning many different genres. The old building has been demolished and the city of Utrecht has built a new, the main hall of the old building has been integrated into the new building. The new building was opened in July 2014 and is called TivoliVredenburg
The TivoliVredenburg is a contemporary music complex located in Utrecht, Netherlands. The venue consists of five halls designed acoustically for a music genre. Along with its hall, the venue features a amateur stage. The venue was a part of CU2030, a redevelopment project for the city of Utrecht. Designer Herman Hertzberger wanted to combine the atmosphere of the Tivoli Oudegracht, design work began in 2005 with fellow architects Jo Coenen and Thijs Asselbergs. All plans were approved by the city in 2010 and the Muziekcentrum Vredenburg was demolished in 2011 to make way for the new music venue, the first event, an art exhibition, took place on 2 April 2014. The first concert was held in the Pandora hall on 5 April 2014 featuring, Adept, Tommy Four Seven, Pfirter, official opening ceremonies began 27 June 2014, with the venue being inaugurated by King Willem-Alexander on 3 July 2014