2930 Bristol St B102, Costa Mesa, CA 92626

​(714) 549-7012

125 N Broadway Santa Ana, CA 92701

(714) 835-8840 ​

Copyright © The Gypsy Den

Orange County's original alternative cafe, serving casual and healthy vegan/vegetarian dishes.

General inquiries

Band Booking

Thank you for your interest in playing at the The Den Cafe, Santa Ana!

 

Here are a few things to go over before moving forward:

 

  • We are a small restaurant / bar within the historic building, Grand Central Art Center. We do have tenants above us. We have a strict mellow/acoustic vibe with no gnarly volumes or drumming to respect our neighbors and all live music ends at 10pm. (music usually starts at 8pm)

 

  • Regarding payment. We aren’t filled to the brims with locals waiting for anyone to play, we are more of a lunch brunch spot. That being said, we can’t pay a ton. We typically pay $20 and feed the band. We rely on you to promote yourselves and bring in a crowd- we provide the stage. No one likes to play for an empty room so please keep this in mind! Band tip jars are always welcome as well as a merch table.

 

  • There is no sound person. We have a PA system and 2 mics. Our PA system is wireless and a manager will connect you to it but you do need to manage your own sound. Our staff is working the floor and aren’t trained musicians/sound people! The only thing they may control is the volume if it’s getting too crazy.

 

Alright! If you’re cool with this so far all I need you to do is send Friday or Saturday night availability, length of set and a link to music if you haven’t already. Once that is done we will see if we are right fits and have the dates. Please e-mail this information to:

booking@thedencafeoc.com

 

*(We do not book more than 3 months ahead)

 

Cheers!

The Den Cafe