Location + Hours

Cafe NELA is Northeast LA's home for music.  We feature Punk, Hard Rock, Jazz, Blues, Heavy Metal, Experimental, Psychedelic, and Ethnic Music.  

We are licensed as a beer parlor and are not authorized to sell wine or hard liquor.

Even though the name says Cafe we are a bar so the shows are 21 and over.  

Cafe NELA is located at 1906 Cypress Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90065.  We are in Cypress Park, North East Los Angeles, two blocks south of Mount Washington and one block east of Glassell Park.  

We are open Thursday through Saturday nights from 8pm to Midnight.  Sundays we have variable hours so please check the upcoming shows to find out this weeks hours.

Upcoming Shows

Live House and Beer Garden
​1906 Cypress Avenue, Cypress Park, Los Angeles 90065

All Shows 21+ 

Saturday Dec 20

Fuckass and the Grease Patrol  9:30

Million Kids 10

Alleycats 10:45

Angry Samoan Later Years 11:30

$8 8:30 open

Sunday Dec 21

Joe Henderson Birthday Bash


Sylvia Juncosa Group

Million Kids

Bandini Mountaineers

Los Issues

FREE 3PM Doors first band at 4

Thursday Dec 25 Closed

Friday Dec 26 Closed

Saturday Dec 27

Safi (Germany)


Golden Rulers

Rubber Snake Charmers


$5 8PM

Sunday Dec 28

Baron Bandini 8

Plexikill 9

Go Betty Go 10

$5 7PM

Wednesday Dec 31

New Years Eve with

The Controllers


The Mormons

The Gypz


Jan 1 & 2 closed.

Saturday January 3

Atomic Sherpas "Wish Granter"

record release party

4pm Doors
5pm Somos Mysteriosos 
6pm The Probe
7pm Sweet and Cruel
8pm Double Naught Spy Car
9pm Mike Watt + The Missingmen
10pm Saccharine Trust
11pm The Atomic Sherpas
Midnight - Sherpas Alumni and Extended Family


Sunday January 4

Falcon Eddy

Calvin Banks and the Tellers

6PM   $5

Thursday January 8

The Freeks

Sacri Monti


$5 8:30PM

Friday January 9

Lucky Otis

Saturday January 10


Mothers of Dissension

False Confession

Sunday January 11

Cinx Birthday Spectacular

The Gypz 8pm
The Sirens 7pm
Baron Bandini 6pm
The Katellas 5pm

Friday January 16

The Humpers

Pat Todd and the Rank Outsiders

Crazy Squeeze