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 September 4

Non Credo 9PM

Stoney Spring 10PM

Thollem Electric and Peter Valsamis 11PM

$5 8PM

Friday September 5

Benefit for Jay Adams Memorial at Venice Skatepark presented by Westside Rebellion

Piracy 8:30

Cycotic Youth 9

Sick Shop 10

The Bone Breakers 11

Luicidal 12

D13 1

8PM $7

Saturday September 6

Gitane Demone (w/ Paul Roessler and Rikk Agnew)

Egrets on Ergot

Terminal A

8PM $8

Sunday September 7

International Brotherhood of Electrical Wonders Vol 1.

Joker Nies (Germany)

Anna Homler

Igor Amokian
Andy Ben
​Circuitry and Poetry with Jeff Boynton and Mona Jean Cedar.

3PM $5

Thursday September 11

Deadend Paradox 8:30

Tyranis 9

The Black Marquee 10

Strange Imperial 11

Val Kil More 12

Friday September 12

MacSabbath 11:30

Raw Power Rangers 10

Abactive Ramex 9

Fuckass and the Grease Patrol 11 (Hot Dog Man Stage)

8PM $8

Saturday September 13

Prettyest Eyes




8PM $5

Sunday September 14

So Cal Rocket Dynamics 5
Inazuma 6
The Urinals 7
Crawlspace 8

4pm $5

Thursday September 18
Undead Cuervo

The Probe


Wooden Nomad

8PM $5

Friday September 19

Dave Travis Birthday with

George Murillo and the Wet Brain Project 9:30

The Atomic Sherpas 10:30

Man-Wray 11:30

8PM $5

Saturday September 20

Dogpatch Winos 31

Mark Curry 8

Sapphic Musk 9

Hollywood Hate 10

Junkyard 11

Hot Fuck Sundae 12

6PM $10

Sunday September 21
Cafe NELA first anniversary

The Gypz 4

Somos Mysteriosos 5

Special Pests 6

Sylvia Juncosa Group 7

Backbiter / Motorcycle Black Madonnas 8

Brainspoon 9

Los Issues 10

3PM $5

Thursday Sept 25


Friday September 26

The Chew Toys 9:30

Endless Bummer 10:30

Clutch and the Pearls 11:30

8:30 $5

Saturday Sept 27

Reverend Beat Man (Switzerland)

Nicole Izobel Garcia

Los Blancos

9PM $10

Sunday Sept 28

ASL Cabaret

Monday September 29

Don Preston's 82nd Birthday with

Don Preston Keyboards

Elliot Levin - Sax, Voice

Peter Valsamis - Drums

Thursday Oct 2

Baron Bandini

Blind Owl

The Irrelephants


Friday October 3


Saturday October 4

Punknecks (Tennessee) 12

Groovy Rednecks 11

Kible County Killers 10

Sunday October 5

Thursday October 9
​Santina Giordano 9

Stars at Night 10

The Department of Descriptive Services 11

The Scotch Apostles 12

Friday October 10

Deaf Wish (Australia)

The Lamps

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

The It (featuring Jason Shapiro of Celebrity Skin / Redd Kross)

Neveland Ranch Davidians

Friday October 17

Club Carnage

Sunday October 19


Crash Cadillacs

Radio Threat

Dangerously Sleazy

2 PM $5

ASL Cabaret 

7PM $3

Saturday October 25

Rough Church

Sunday October 26

Red Roses

Bandini Mountaineers

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

Friday Nov 7

Raw Power Rangers

Saturday November 8

Sweet and Cruel

Sunday November 9

Naked Aggresssion

Maid of Ace (UK)

A Pretty Mess

Death March

Empty Pockets

3pm $8

Thursday November 13

You Bloom Festival

Friday November 14

You Bloom Festival

Saturday November 15

You Bloom Festival

Sunday November 16

ASL Cabaret

Friday November 21

Club Carnage:

Mike Watt

Carnage Asada


Saturday November 22



Sunday November 23

Deadwood Celebration (Denmark)

Saturday November 29

Herbert (Palm Desert)

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

Boobie Trap

Thursday Dec 18


Blackberry Tongues

let's make it: mike watt + the missingmen and I'll do "hyphenated-man" watt's third opera for you. on bass, watt 

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