Talk to us about your favorite songs and genres, and don't be surprised if we exceed your expectations. Whether you need a duo of highly skilled musicians to complement the atmosphere of a cocktail party in your home, or instead want a larger group to play your family's favorite classic salsa at a large wedding event, hiring the Manny Cepeda Orchestra is a surefire way to impress your guests. Call us today to begin planning your ideal musical performance!

The most reliable salsa band in San Diego is also one of the hottest live performance options on the market! Our expert professionalism and decades of musical experience make the Manny Cepeda Orchestra one of the premier groups currently performing in the San Diego and Los Angeles areas.

No job is too big or too small for the consummate ensemble of performers in the Manny Cepeda Orchestra. By drawing from his world-class background in musical study (as well as from years of international touring experience) Manny Cepeda writes, arranges, and performs his own genre-bending brand of Latin instrumentation.


Manny Cepeda Ldr - Puerto Rico

Aico Simon Vocals - Japan

Andy Fraguela Bongos - Panama

Kiko Jimenez Conga - Puerto Rico

Derek Cannon US - Trumpet

Paul Seaforth US - Trumpet

Xavier Quintero US - Trombone

Patricia Evans US - Trombone

Zoraida Tinker US - Cuatro

Whether your plans for working with us are small or large, the Manny Cepeda Orchestra is sure to make an impression with your guests and audience! Contact us (619) 339-5936.

Friday, ​​July 19, 2019 is our next monthly Salsa Under the Stars at Headquarters Seaport from 6-9 pm. 789 West Harbor Drive, San Diego, CA 92101. Don't forget your dancing shoes!

Wednesday, July 24, 2019, our newest Salsa Under the Stars in Little Italy. It is a blast so you must come and enjoy more dancing with yours trully MCO!!!



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July 2019 

Thursday, July 11, 2019, 6:30 pm
Lemon Grove Concerts in the Park 
Manny Cepeda Orchestra Quintet 
Berry Street Park, 7071 Mt. Vernon, Lemon Grove, CA 91945.

Friday, July 12, 2019, 5:00 pm
El Comal Restaurant
"Manny Cepeda (Solo)!"
3946 Illinois Street, San Diego, CA 92104. For more information and reservations call: 619-294-8292

Saturday, July 13, 2019, 4-6:00 pm
Manny Cepeda Orchestra Sextet 
Corporate 50th Anniversary
San Diego,  CA 92101.

Sunday, July 14, 2019, 7:00 pm
Music in the Park - Chula Vista
Manny Cepeda Orch Quartet 
Memorial Park, 373 Park Way
Chula Vista, Ca 91910.

Thursday - July 18th - 7:00 pm  
Afro-Cuban Percussion Concert

(Free!). Grossmont College

Bldg. 26, Room 221, 8800 Grossmont College Drive
El Cajon, CA 92020.
Friday, July 19, 2019, 6:00-9:00 pm
"Salsa Under the Stars (SUtS)"
Manny Cepeda Orch. Quartet!"
Headquarters at Seaport District
789 West Harbor Drive, San Diego, CA 92101. For more information please call 619-235-4014 x3

Tuesday, July 23, 2019, 5-8:00 pm 
Evenings at Liberty Public Market 
Manny Cepeda Orchestra Duo (K)
Liberty Public Market. 2820 Historic Decatur Rd. San Diego, California 92106. General Information: (619) 487-9346.

Wednesday, July 24, 2019, 6 pm
Salsa Under the Stars Little Italy
Manny Cepeda Orchestra Quartet
Little Italy Piazza della Famiglia 
555 Date Street, San Diego, CA 92101. For more information call 619-233-3898 or click here!

Friday, July 26, 2019, 5:00 pm
El Comal Restaurant
"Manny Cepeda (Solo)!"
3946 Illinois Street, San Diego, CA 92104. For more information and reservations call 619-294-8292.

Saturday, July 27, 2019, 9:00 pm
Havana Nights at #1 5th, Hillcrest!
Manny Cepeda Orchestra Trio!
3845 5th Avenue, San Diego, CA 92103. For more information call