Cafe NELA

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.  

All Shows 21+ 

Thursday Oct 2

Baron Bandini

Blind Owl

The Irrelephants

Redeye


Saturday October 4

Punknecks (Tennessee) 10

Groovy Rednecks 11

Kible County Killers 12

9PM $5


Thursday October 9
​Santina Giordano 9

Stars at Night 10

The Department of Descriptive Services 11

The Scotch Apostles 12


Friday October 10

Flying Hair 9
Deaf Wish (Australia) 10

The Shark Toys 11


Satuday October 11

Pat Todd and the Rank Outsiders 11

The Mormons 12

The Blessings 10

The Glimmer Stars 9


Sunday October 12

Ezkala 4

Suns of Jimi 5

La Bestia 6 


Thursday October 16

iT? (featuring Jason Shapiro of Celebrity Skin / Redd Kross)

Neveland Ranch Davidians

Orphan Goggles


Friday October 17

Dave Drive Memorial Concert

Carlos Guitarlos 7:15-7:45
Los Issues 8:00-8:30
 
The Gears 8:45- 9:15

Carnage Asada 9:30-10:15

Jonny Ray Bartel 10:30-10:50

The Gypz  11:00-11:30
Zoomies w special guests 11:45-12:30


Saturday October 18

The Castagne's (Quebec) 9:30

The Probe 10:30

Bag Theory 11:30

$5 8:30 PM


Sunday October 19

Inazuma 6

Radio Threat 5

Dangerously Sleazy 4

3 PM $5


ASL Cabaret 

6:30 PM $3


Thursday October 23

Sapphic Musk 10

Clutch the Pearls 9

The Bar Kisses 11
$5 8PM


Friday October 24

Security Productions Presents

Blank Expressions 9:00

Gin Wedding 9:45

No Small Children 10:30

Dead Lazlos Place 11:15

Swinehook 12:00

8PM $5


Saturday October 25

Rough Church 11

The Temporary Thing 12

The Moonchasers 10

$5 9PM


Sunday October 26

Big Jamie's Sunday Shindig

Santina Giordano 3:30
Talkin Treason 4
Bandini Mountaineers 4:45
Dave Stucken 5:30
Red Roses 6:30
Doors open at 3. $5 21+

Thursday October 30

Mouth of Guns 9

Clarissa Xplains It All 9:45

DEATH CAT 10:30
LSD Meat 11:15
21+ $5


Friday October 31

Halloween with 

The Gypz 9:15

Hellbat 10

Saccharine Trust 10:45

The Gears 11:30

Los Issues 12:30


Saturday Nov 1

Javier Escovedo and the City Lights

The Heathen Apostles

Neverland Ranch Davidians


Sunday November 2

4pm - Shindig Avenue
5pm - Million Kids
6pm Anger Transfer
7pm - EFN


Thurday Nov 6

Dr Velvet and the Social Drinkers

The Everymen (New Jersey)

​LFC


Friday Nov 7

Raw Power Rangers

Brainspoon

The Bloody Brains


Saturday November 8

Sweet and Cruel 9

The Mecolodiacs 10

Crawlspace 11

Spacebath 12


Sunday November 9

Naked Aggresssion

Maid of Ace (UK)

A Pretty Mess

Death March

Empty Pockets

3pm $8


Thursday November 13

You Bloom Festival

Los Issues


Friday November 14

You Bloom Festival

Somos Mysteriosos


Saturday November 15

You Bloom Festival

Undead Cuervo


Sunday November 16

ASL Cabaret


Thursday November 20

3 Balls of Fire 9

Stoney Spring 10

Flood and the Bounty 11


Friday November 21

Club Carnage:

Mike Watt 10:30

Carnage Asada  11:30

Backbiter 9:30


Saturday November 22

Superbean

Barnes


Sunday November 23

Deadwood Celebration (Denmark)


Saturday November 29

Non-Credo 9

It's OK 10


Sunday November 30

Spot


Friday Dec 5

Insect Surfers


Saturday December 6

Benefit for Lovi Castillo and her family

Nausea LA
Dead Issue LA

Reality Lost

Soulless Desire

$10+


Sunday Dec 7

Landfill

Bastidas!

The Gypz

Plan A


Friday December 12

Punk Rock Vatos



Thursday Dec 18

Grex

Blackberry Tongues




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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