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

Cafe NELA is located at 1906 Cypress Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90065.  We are in Cypress Park, North East Los Angeles, one block east of Division street.  Across the LA River from the 5 between the 110 and the 2.

Free street parking is available on Cypress Avenue and on San Fernando Road.

We are open most Thursday through Saturday nights from 8:30pm to Midnight. Sundays we have variable hours so please check the upcoming shows to find out this weeks hours.

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.  

If you are affiliated in anyway with Sesac, you must obtain a waiver from their licensing division, or you cannot perform any of their affiliated music while performing at Cafe NELA.  We are not under license with Sesac.  We do not have DJs or Karaoke.

All shows are 21 and over ​



April 28 Closed

Dirty Ed Friday April 29

Streetwalking Cheetahs

The Dogs


Golden Rulers

8:30 $5

Saturday April 30

Not in the House 9

Frictional (DJ Bonebrake & Joe Berardi) 10

Cello Pudding 11
8:30 $5




Sunday May 1

Tres 9

Virginia Reed 10

Chavez Ravine 11
Pleasure Burn 11:45
8:30 $5

Friday May 6

I See Hawks in LA

8:30 $5

Saturday May 7


Haunted Garage

Gitane Demone Quartet

Abactive Ramex

Our Band Sucks
8:30 Doors

Thursday May 12

Lonnie Marshall 9

Louis Metoyer Group 10

Lucky Otis 11

8:30 $5

Friday May 13

Bridget the Midget Band 12

Unit F 11

Yours Cruelly 10

Twisted Black Soul 9

8:30 $5

Saturday May 14

The Grim 11:30

Love Canal 10:45

40 Ouncers 10

Politikal Dekline 9:15

SRA 8:30

$8, Doors open at 8

Thursday May 19
Death Cat
The Manx
Lazy Stalkers

Friday May 20

CFM 11
Numerators 10

Night Shades 9
8:30 $5

Saturday May 21

The Skylarks

Neverland Ranch Davidians


Sunday May 22

Ricky Ticki Tavi Memorial
Cycotic Youth
Non Blips
VIsual Discrimination

Thursday May 26

David Dominique 9

Double Naught Spycar 10

Willodean 11

8:30 $5

Dirty Ed Friday May 27

8:30 $5

Saturday May 28

8:30 $5

Sunday May 29

Bravaro (Brasil)

Lujuria (Argentina)
​Johnny Otis Davila

Upcoming Shows