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




Thursday 2/1




Friday 2/2

Bastards of Young


Baron Bandini

Gentlemen Prefer Blood

Saturday 2l3

Atomic Sherpas


2-Bit Whore

Thurday 2/8 closed

Friday 2/9 8:30 FREE

Siggy 9

Electric Ferrets 10

Mars 11

Big No 12

Saturday 2/10 8:30 $10

Haunted Garage

Master Cylinder 

Memphis Vampires

Noir Vulpes

Sunday 2/11 6:30 $5

The Yelling Bells 10:30

Peg Leg Love 9:30

Deadwood Celebration 8:30

Swords of Fatima 8

Ex Party 7

Thursday 2/15  8:30 $5

Dante and the Hellhounds 12

Non-Blips 11

Defected Drones 10

Dead Babies 9

Friday 2/16 8:30 $7

Gitane Demone Quartet

The Convictions

Sprit in the Room

Minority Whip

Saturday 2/17 8:30 $10

The Deadbeats

Fake News

Cat Scan

Sunday 2/18 4PM $8

All Souls 9:15

Sumo Princess 8:00

Big Pig 7:00


The Great Sadness 5:30

Damon Robinson 4:45

Thursday 2/22 8:30 $5

City Mouse

The Newports

The Plurals

Gentlemen Prefer Blood

Friday 2/23  8:30 $5
Abactive Ramex
Soto Street
The Droogs
Too Tough to Die

Saturday 2/24 8:30 $5

Loss For Concern

The Krylons


Enemy Proof

Skunk Monks

Sunday 2/25 6:30 PM $5

The Raging Nathans

Baron Bandini

Falling Up


Upcoming Shows

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