APRIL 2018

Thursday April 5 8:30 $5

Atomic Sherpas


Tune to Me

Friday April 6 830 $5

The Hawsicks 11

De Selby 10

Friends you can kill 9

Saturday April 7 8:30 $8

The Rocketz

The Psycho Devilles (Atlanta)
The Ripkatz

Becky and the Black Tomes

Dante and the Hellhounds

Sunday April 8 3PM $5

Twisted Black Sole 8

Social Q 7

Destroy All Gondolas (Venice, Italy) 6
Gutara Kyo (Kobe, Japan) 5

The Black Hearthrobs 4

Kathleen Gunderson 3

Thursday April 12 8:30 FREE

9PM - The Composites
10PM - Forced Identity
11PM - Urethra
12AM - Social Anxiety Disorder

Friday April 13 8:30 $5

Swords of Fatima 12

Non-Blips 11

2-Bit Whore 10

Slim Zwerling and the Yums 9

Saturday April 14 8:30 $7
Wimpy Rutherford & the Cryptics (NH)
Los Brigands

Flesh, Blood & Bones
Defected Drones
​Failing up


Sunday April 15 7:00 $5
​Falcon Eddy 7
Ex Party 8

Refrigerator 9

Earth Like Planets 10

​Thursday April 19 8:30 FREE

Politik Whore 11

Big No 10

Arbuckle 9


Friday 4/20 8:30 $8

Mike V 50th Birthday
The Gears 12:10
Akrid 11:25
Angry Samoan Later Years 10:40
Wong Numbers 9:55
The Terpenes 9:15 

Saturday April 21 8:30 $8

Pedal Strike

Rough Kids

Tenement Rats

Haze Dreams

Thursday 4/26 8:30

Publik Enema 11
Crazy D and the Nuts 10
BiPolarte 9

Friday April 27 9PM $13

Reverend Beatman
The Guilty Hearts

Saturday April 28 8:30 $8

The Golden Rulers 12

Pat Todd and the Rankoutsiders 11

Glitter Trash 10

Mars 9


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


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

Upcoming Shows