All shows are 21 and over ​



Thursday May 26

Willodean 9

Double Naught Spycar 10

8:30 $5

Dirty Ed Friday May 27

Man Wray 12

Hellbat 11

The Probe 10

Gnarvana 9

8:30 $5

Saturday May 28
CHANNELS [11:30]
Silence The Carnage [11:00]
A Hard Knock Life[10:25]
Short Stories [9:50]
The Montell Jordans [9:15]

8:30 $5

Sunday May 29

​Johnny Otis Davila 9

Bravaro (Brasil) 10

Lujuria (Argentina) 11

8:30 $5




Thursday June 2

Pedal Strike

Loss for Concern

8:30 FREE

Friday June 3

Scott Rodarte

La Tuya

Our Band Sucks

8:30 FREE

Saturday June 4

Sharon Needles & Punky Romig

50/50 Birthday Party

9pm - Wendy Gadzuk 
10pm - Punky & Friends
11pm - Suckerstar/Psychostar
11:45pm - Ames Flames Evil 
12am - Betty Blowtorch 

Sunday June 5

Neverland Ranch Davidians

Thursday June 9

Pedal Strike

Cheap Tissue

The River Boys

L.A. Suspects

8:30 FREE

Friday June 10

Fatso Jetson

The Great Sadness

Rubber Snake Charmers


Saturday June 11

9PM Extra Frothy Dynamite
10pm Something died in Memphis
11PM Sweet and Cruel
12AM Hellbat

8:30 doors / $5

Thursday June 16

Pedal Strike

The Black Mambas

The Secret Agent Band

8:30 $5

Friday June 17

​Constant Grimace 12

Barrio Tiger 11

Zig Zag Warriors 10

9 Eric Leach

$5 8:30 Doors

Saturday June 18

Dirty Eyes

Crazy Squeeze

Thursday June 23

Pedal Strike

The Rocketz

Johnny Otis Davila

8:30 Free

Friday June 24

The Ringleaders 12

Pat Todd and the Rank Outsiders 11

The Blessings 10

Apache Rifles 9

Saturday June 25

STDs 11:30

Skaal 10:45
Mob Attack 10

Day Drunk 9:15

Oi Toyz 8:30

Sunday June 26

Public Enema


Bandini Mountaineers

Trillion Dollar Zombies

Smitty on Steel

Thursday June 30

Angel Flesh 12

Lethal Dosage 11

Pedal Strike 10:20

Terrodactyl 9:45

Zolto 9.

8:30 $5




Saturday July 9

The Bitchfits 11:30

The Spooky 10:45
Skeptical Youth 10
Pee Wee Herman Cholos 9:15
Swine 8:30

Friday July 15

Pat Todd and the Rank Outsiders

B Movie Rats

Black Widows

Golden Rulers

Saturday July 16

Insect Surfers

Third Grade Teacher

Sunday July 17
Fatso Jetson 11

Sumo Princess 10

Saturday July 23

The Chavez Ravine

Sunday July 24

Lisa Suckdog

Carla Bozulich

Thursday July 28

Barnes 11

Super Bean 10

Upcoming Shows

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.  

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.


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.

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