Cafe NELA

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

Upcoming Shows

​​August 2019

Thursday August 1  8:30-11 FREE
Cafe NELA a retrospective
Screenings of 
Cafe NELA 2013
Cafe NELA 2014
Cafe NELA 2015

Friday August 2 8:30-11 FREE
Cafe NELA a retrospecrive
Screenings of 
Cafe NELA 2016
Cafe NELA 2017

Saturday August 3 8:30 $8
Reincarnate
Vindictive Amputation
Decimation of gods.
​Saprophagous

Sunday August 4 5:30-9
Cafe NELA a retrospective
Screenings of
Cafe NELA 2018
Cafe NELA 2019

​Thursday August 8 8:30 $5
Solo Solis 9pm
Tim Reaper 9:30pm
Blake Dedlie 10:30
SPARE : Change 11pm

Friday August 9 8:30 $5
La Tuya,
Marriage Material 
Tracy Soto

​Saturday August 10 6:30 $8
7 Exploding Pintos
8 Swords of Fatima
9 Death on the Radio
10 Great Sadness
11 Ley Valentine
12 It’s Ok!

Sunday August 11 7PM $2
Yours Cruelly
Spare Change
Blkluxx

Thur August 5  8:30-11 FREE
Videos from the Dave Travis Archive 

Friday August 16 8:30 $5
The Electric Ferrets 12
Double Naught Spycar 11
The Corpuscles 10
Mars 9

Saturday August 17​ 8:30 $8
Johnny Six Pack
FiFi
Live Nude
Poisonous Members


Sunday August 18 5:30 $5
Sinful Nature 6
A Bleeding Sky 7
Non-Blips 8

Mango Napalm 9
Psilocybin Pony 10

Thursday August 22 8:30 $5
Tune To Me 9
Atomic Sherpas 10
The Wrinkling Brothers 11


Friday August 23 8:30
The Terpenes
Death on the Radio
Pedal Strike
​Spare Change

Saturday August 24 8:30
The Mormons
Bratty and Jackass
Unpopable


Sunday August 25 4:30 $5
Third Grade Teacher 5PM
The Bloody Brains 6PM
The Hawsicks 7PM
Order Disorder 8PM


​Thurs. August 29 8:30 FREE
Forced Identity
Graveyard junkies
Facelift
The paradoks
Sludgem


Friday August 30 8:30
Symbol Six
Dee Skusting & The Rodents
Baron Bandini
​Electric Children

Saturday August 31 8:30 $10
Egrets on Ergot
​The Birth Defects

Loss for Concern
Revolting Sounds
Dangerously Sleazy

September 2019

Sunday 9/1 6PM $5
The Groovy Rednecks
La Tuya
Just Head


Thursday 9/5 
The Insect Surfers
​PRV13 Dance Party


Friday 9/6 8:30pm $5
Wrinkling Brothers 9
​Carpit 9:45
Star Party 10:30
Comprehend 11:30


​Saturday 9/7 8:30 $8
​Double E & Bad Business
Glitter Trash 10PM
Pat Todd & the Rankoutsiders
​The Black Widows 12am

​Sunday 9/8 5:30
Gitane Demone Orchestra Spectacular 6PM

Herbert 7PM
​Mushroom 8PM

​Thursday 9/12 8:30 $5
Pedal Strike 11
The Rails 10
​Sun Prairie 9

Friday 9/13 8:30 
The Torrents

Mike Livingston Band
Speedbuggy
Dr Savage & the Shrunken Heads

Saturday 9/14

OT y Los Condors
La Tumba
Discos Reyados

Sunday 9/15

Radwaste
Magnet Hearts

Thursday 9/19

Dave Travis Birthday #52
The Mormons
Turds of Misery

Friday 9/20 7:30 $8
Dirty Ed Friday 
​Motorcycle Boy
Crazy Squeeze

Brainspoon
 Rosemary Reyes Band Turbulent Hearts
​Hot Licks


​Saturday 9/21
Cafe NELA 6th Anniversary
Carnage Asada
Atomic Sherpas
Swords of Fatima
Hookah
Nostradumass
Garretson & Gorodetsky
Eric Potter

Sunday 9/22
The Last Pogo with
The Gears

The Alley Cats
Midget Handjob
The Black Widows

​Special Guests.











Location + Hours

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.