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.

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.

Location + Hours


Thursday November 29 8:30 $5
8:45 Steven Bannon
9:15 The Black Hearthrobs
9:45 Hauk 
10:30 Stormlight
11:15 Jesse Snider and the Bandoliers

Friday November 30 8:30 $10
​Benefit for loved ones of Steve Limon and Laura Bianco
The Immortals 9
Toy District 10
​The Buckhenries 11
​Some Jammin Mofos 12

Saturday December 1  8:30 $10
Benefit for Dukey Flyswatter
Haunted Garage 11
Gitane Demone Quartet 12
Radioactive Chicken Heads 10
Fifi 9 
Herbert (downhill)

Sunday December 2 4PM-9PM $0
Kat Arthur Memorial
Betty Blowtorch
Carnage Asada
The Torchbearers

Thursday December 6 8:30 $5
Pedal Strike
The Rails
The Skunk Munks
Tara and the little stars

Friday December 7 8:30 $5
Ley Valentine 9
The Faint Endless 10
Rosemary Reyes Band 11
Tommy Chiffon Three 12

Saturday December 8 8:30 $8
​Israel Villar Birthday / Z -Day
Stages of Decomposition 11:45 - 
Reincarnate 11 - 11:40
Grave Defier 10:20 - 10:55
Mysticism 9:40 - 10:15
Sacred Origin 9:00 - 9:35
Lethal Dosage 8:30 - 8:55

Sunday December 9 8:30 FREE
Forced identity 
The Paradoks 
The Groans 
Code Switch
Cosmic Kitten 
The Goons 

​Friday December 14 8:30
The Wrinkling Brothers

Saturday December 15 8:30
Tramp for the lord 12
Pat Todd and the Rankoutsiders 11
The Blessings 10
Savage Gospel 9

Sunday December 16 3:30 $10
The Schizophonics
Santa Sabbath
Magnet Hearts,
Double Naught Spy Car,
Black Widows
I See Hawks In LA
 Kurt Stifle & The Swing Shift
The Freeks
Jon Wahl & The Amadans
The Rotters
Biblical Proof of UFOs

Thursday December 20 8:30 $5
Holguitano Flamenco Souls

Friday December 21 8:30
​Dean the Taping Machine Birthday
Mike Watt
The Urinals

​Saturday December 22 7:30 
​Shake, Rattle & Rock Presents:
Wesley Doloris ----------------8:00
Rikk Agnew Band ------------8:30
Whining Pussies --------------9:30
Oozelles -----------------------10:30
Sirens in the Night -----------11:30
Pacific Coast Editions -------12:30

Friday December 28 8:30 $5
Hidden Depths
​The folks and company

Saturday December 29 8:30
Rosemary Reyes Band 12
The Black Widows 11
The Atomic Shepas 10
Wasted inc 9

​Monday December 31 9:00
Useless 11:50-
Non Blips 11:00-11:30
Baron Bandini 10:15-10:45
Privileged Perverts 9:30-10:00






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