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.



Friday May 10
CuntPunch 9:30pm
Symbol Six 10:15pm
Death On The Radio  11:
The Mother Vines 11:45p
​8:30 $5

​Saturday May 11
Otanana Trio (Japan) 9
Bloody Brains 10
Dali's Llama 11
$5 8:30 door, 21 and over

Thursday May 16
Lisa Mednick Powell
Marea Katopodis
Sparkle Stars
Jean Caffeine

$6, 8:00 door

Friday May 17
Masters of Twang!
​The Del Toros (Netherlands) 8:45
​Joe Baiza & Jason Kahn
Lawndale 10:15
Black Widows 11
Insect Surfers 12
8:30 $8

Saturday May 18
Ravens Moreland 12
Haunted Garage 11
Klunkurr 10
Tardo 9:15
$par€ ¢​hang€ 8:45
8:30 $8

​Sunday May 19
Trystero Coffee 5 year Celebration with
OBNOX 10:30pm
Manhattan Murder Mystery 9:30pm
Non-Blips 8:30pm
Circus of Books 7:30pm
Tara & the Little Stars 6:45pm
Santa Monica Peers 6pm
Doors at 5:30pm, $10.

Friday May 24
Mars 9

Sunday May 26

​June 2019

Saturday June 1

Gürl Failure
Wholesale Murder
Icky Baby
8:30 $5

Sunday June 2

Wednesday June 12
The Grandmothers of Invention (Don Preston and Bunk Gardner of the Mothers of Invention) 10
Mushroom 9
Moreman / Bonebrake 8
Doors open at 7:30 $10

​Thursday June 13
Dirty Cakes
Exploding Pintos
Xtine & the Reckless Hearts
​The Knight Enders

8:30 $5

Friday June 14
Baron Bandini 9
Carnage Asada 10
The Probe 11
8:30 $5

​Saturday June 15
The Dogs 10
Pat Todd RankOutsiders
Just Head 12
8:30 $8

Sunday June 16

Saturday June 22
Kathleen Gunderson 
Catalina De La Rosa & Ginger Kamikaze 9
Sssssss  9:45 PM 
Micah Cover 10:30 PM -
Ravens Moreland 11
Twisted Black Sole 12

​8PM $5

Sunday June 23
​Forced Identity

Thursday June 27
​Solvej Schou

​Saturday June 29
​DFMK (Tijuana MEX)

LA Tuya

Sunday June 30
Holguitano Flamenco Souls

Location + Hours

Upcoming Shows

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.

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