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 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

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

$10 ($7 with Costume)

Saturday Nov 1

Javier Escovedo and the City Lights 10:30

The Heathen Apostles 11:30

Neverland Ranch Davidians 9:30

8:30PM $8

Sunday November 2

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

3PM $5

Thurday Nov 6


The Everymen (New Jersey) 10

Dr Velvet and the Social Drinkers 11

​8PM $5

Friday Nov 7

Raw Power Rangers 11:30

Brainspoon 10:30

The Bloody Brains 9:30
8:30 PM $8

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



Sunday November 23

Hot Fuck Sunday 4

Deadwood Celebration (Denmark) 5

Saturday November 29

Non-Credo 9

It's OK 10

Sunday November 30


Buzz Clifford

Friday Dec 5

Insect Surfers

Saturday December 6

Benefit for Lovi Castillo and her family

Nausea LA
Dead Issue LA

Reality Lost

Soulless Desire


Sunday Dec 7



The Gypz

Plan A

Friday December 12

Punk Rock Vatos
Gitane Demone 
​Hollywood Hate

Saturday December 13
Haunted Garage
Somos Mysteriosos

Sunday December 14

Terry Malts 
Hard Left
Bad Daddies
Surprise Vacation

Thursday Dec 18


Blackberry Tongues

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