Le Guess Who? confirm first bands for 2016

Feature by News Team | 25 May 2016

Dinosaur Jr and Swans are among the first bands confirmed for this year's Le Guess Who? festival in Utrecht in the Netherlands.

J Mascis' indie rock pioneers – who premiered the first track from their 11th album Give a Glimpse of What Yer Not for the first time last night – top the bill alongside Swans. Hip-hoppers Digable Planets, Welsh songwriter Cate Le Bon and jazz singer Patty Waters also feature on the line-up.

LGW will also feature artist-curated line-ups chosen by Wilco, Savages, Julia Holter and Suuns; the line-ups for those stages will be revealed at a later date. Read the full line-up below.

Le Guess Who? takes place in Utrecht from 10-13 November – read our in-depth four-part review of the 2015 festival, featuring Ought, METZSunn O))) and Deerhunter.

Le Guess Who? 2016 line-up:

Swans, Patty Waters, Dinosaur Jr., Digable Planets, Wooden Shjips, The Dwarfs of East Agouza, Scott Fagan, Ryley Walker, Cate Le Bon, The Comet is Coming, St. Francis Duo, Guy One & The Polyversal Souls, Lera Auerbach & Netherlands Chamber Orchestra, Jameszoo Quartet, Anna von Hausswolff, Phurpa, Richard Skelton, Heron Oblivion, Nadja, Heather Leigh, Stara Rzeka, Ryan Sambol, DOODcast Live Special