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Please help the Hotel Cafe and hundreds of other independently owned music venues securing financial support to preserve the national ecosystem of independent venues and promoters.

Your voice counts!



Due to the mandaory Safer at Home order set forth by the State of California and City of Los Angeles to flatten the curve of the Covid-19 Coronavirus, The Hotel Café—along with tens of thousands of other businesses in the country and many more throughout the world—has had to temporarily shutter our doors.


As we all now face an uncertain future, we turn to each other and our sense of community to help us get through. With our doors being closed, all of our staff members have found themselves out of work for an unknown, extended period of time. These are the devoted people who have spent years with us, giving themselves whole-heartedly seven nights a week to make sure our community has some of the best musical experiences of their lives.

Being independently owned and operated and without corporate backing, we do not have the ability to continue paying our staff with no income coming in. This is where we turn to you, our beloved music loving community. For those of you who are still able to go to work or work from home, still able to make money, not worrying about rent, food and bills, we graciously ask for your donation to help ensure our amazing staff can weather this unprecedented storm.

The link below is to a $5 increment donation “ticket” page. You can purchase anywhere from one ticket to 99 tickets in one transaction—and you can do multiple transactions if feeling extra generous. 100% of the donations will be distributed to our employees as supplemental income to help get them through this difficult time.

The music community will be hurting for a long time after this time away, so we can’t wait to come back stronger than ever, providing a home for musicians, and a community for all. Your help now will ensure that our irreplaceable staff is taken care of as best as we can.

Thank you Los Angeles for letting us share twenty years of beautiful music together. We look forward to another twenty to come! Stay healthy, stay safe, stay strong, and let’s get through this together. We will see you all on the other side!

The Hotel Café


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