​​"Soldiers who Salsa!"

​​"Salsa Under the Stars!"

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, ​​February 15, 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!

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February 2019 

Saturday, February 2, 2019 
Birthday Party 
(Private Event) 
Manny Cepeda Orch Quintet
San Diego, CA 92110

Friday, February 8, 2019, 7:00pm
El Comal Restaurant! 
"Manny Cepeda (Solo)!"
3946 Illinois Street, San Diego, CA 92104. For information and reservations call 619-294-8292.

Saturday, February 9, 2019, 6:30
Valentines Day Dinner/Dance!
Manny Cepeda Orchestra Trio!
Andres Restaurant Banquet Hall
1235 Morena Blvd. San Diego, CA 92110. For ticket purchase call (619) 275-4114 or email us at


Friday, February 15, 2019, 6 pm

"Salsa Under the Stars (SUtS)"
Manny Cepeda Orch Quartet The Headquarters at Seaport District, 789 West Harbor Drive, San Diego, CA 92101. Info please call: 619-235-4014 x3.

Saturday, February 16, 2019, 10:45 
XO Bar Presents!
"Manny Cepeda Orchestra Trio"
5522 El Cajon Blvd. San Diego, CA 92115 (Behind the Casino)
For more information call (619) 583-7662.

Friday, February 22, 2019, 7pm

El Comal Restaurant! 
"Manny Cepeda (Solo)!"
3946 Illinois Street, San Diego, CA 92104. For information and reservations call 619-294-8292.

Saturday,February 23, 2019, 9pm

Havana Nights at Hillcrest
"Manny Cepeda Orchestra Trio"
3845 5th Avenue, San Diego, CA 92103. For information call 619-299-1912.

Wednesday, February 27, 2019, 6:00 to 9:00 pm. 
Salsa Under the Stars Little Italy
Manny Cepeda Orch Quartet

555 West Date Street, San Diego, Ca 92101. Info call 619-233-3898 or Click here.