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

Upcoming Shows

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


April 2019

Thursday April 4 
Skin Drips
Revolting Sounds
Semtex Vest
8:30 $5

Friday April 5
It's OK
Harry Cloud
Of grace and oblivion
8:30 $5

Saturday April 6
Pedal Strike
Forced Identity
The Rails
Cosmic Kitten
8:30 $5

Sunday April 7
Big Pig 5
The Wrinkling Brothers 6
Garretson & Gorodetsky 7
4:30 FREE

Friday April 12
Fist fight on ecstasy 12
Since we were kids 11:15
Anti Matter (Hawaii) 10:30

Enemy Proof 9:45
Carpit 9
8:30 $8

Saturday April 13
Marcel DeJure 55 Birthday
DT Session 9
Live Nude 10
Insulin Reaction 11
Puppet Show by the

Cinnamon Roll Gang 

Sunday April 14
Candy 1/2 Graham 6

Tommy Chiffon Three 8

Thursday April 18

Friday April 19

​Saturday April 20
8:30 $10

Sunday April 20

Thursday April 25
8:30 $8

Friday April 26
8:30 $5

Saturday April 27

Sunday April 28