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

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.


March  2019
Friday March 1, 2019  9PM Free
LA's Forgotten 9:30
Dante HH 10:30

Saturday March 2 8:30 Free
Memorial for Colonel Rob
from Mondo Video A Go Go
with music by 
The Bloody Brains
Bad Acid Trip
Elvorian & the Veins

Sunday March 3 7:30​
Patrick Campbell-Lyons (UK) 8
Garretson and Gorodetsky 9

Thursday March 7 8:30 $7
Shit Giver
The Victoriana

Friday March 8 8:30 $5
Insect Surfers
Bloody Brains

Saturday March 9 8:30 $5
Anthony Solis Birthday
The Black Widows
The Mecolodiacs
Master Cylinder

Sunday March 10 4:30 $5
The Skylarks 5
Bonnie Tamblybn 6
Mushroom 7

Thursday March 14 8:30 $5
The Mourners 9
Yellin Bells 10
(w/ Peter Lewis of Moby Grape)
Uncle Duane's Band 12

​Friday March 15 8:30 $8
Moist and Meaty 12
Pat Todd and the Rankoutsiders 11
Beggars and Choosers 10
The Claws 9

Saturday March 16 8:30 $8
Jimmy and the Weeds 
The Golden Rulers
Billy Stobo

Sunday March 17 8:30 $5
​(Band changed show to House of Blue$)

Thursday March 21 8:30 $5
Joe Baiza & John Wynne 9PM
Cartoon Justice 10PM
Hookah 11PM
Sonic Utopia 12AM

Friday March 22 8:30 $8
Apathy Cycle @ 9pm
Dee Skusting & The Rodents @ 10pm
The Shocker (Jennifer Finch L7)  11pm
Naked Aggression @ 12am

Saturday March 23 8:30 $8
Dirty Ed's 73rd Birthday with
Speedbuggy  12AM
Blood on the Saddle  11PM
Johnny Six Pack 10 PM
Year of the Dragon 9PM

Sunday March 24 5PM Free
​Red Velvet Revue with
Candy Graham
Holguitano & Flamenco Souls
Flesh Blood and Bones
Catalina de la Rosa
Ginger Kamikaze

Thursday March 28 8:30 $5
​The Tenement Rats 11
The Basement Beat Revival 10
Greg Franco 9

Friday March 29 8:30 $8
Sacred Origin
Vile Descent
Euphonic Defilement

Saturday March 30 8:30
The Mormons
Bratty and Jackass
Manhattan Murder Mystery
High Life

Sunday March 31 4:30 $5
Candy Graham 4:30
The Paradoks 5
Exploding Pintos 5:45
The Terpenes 6:30
Lev Valentine 7:15
The Tragic Radicals 8


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.

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