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​​"Salsa Under the Stars!"

August 2020

Don't forget to read the Grossmont College Student Musician Audition due on August 10, 2020. Read more information in the Calendar!

Wednesday, Aug 12, 2020, 6-9pm 
Salsa Under the Stars at Carnitas

(Cancelled Covid-19) 
Manny Cepeda Orch Quartet (J)
1004 N Harbor Dr, San Diego, CA 92101. Information (619) 696-7675.

Thursday, Aug 13, 2020, 9pm - 1am Latin Night at JIVe Lounge

(Cancelled Covid-19) 
Manny Cepeda Orch Sextet 14145 Campo Road, Jamul, CA 91935.

Thursday, Aug 13, 2020, 6:30-8pm 
Lemon Grove Concert Park Series

(Cancelled Covid-19) 

Manny Cepeda Orchestra Quintet 
Berry Street Park, 7071 Mt. Vernon, Lemon Grove, CA 91945.

Friday, Aug 21, 2020, 6-9:00 pm
"Salsa Under the Stars (SUtS)"

(Cancelled Covid-19)
"Manny Cepeda Orch Quartet(P)"
Headquarters at Seaport District
789 West Harbor Drive, San Diego, CA 92101. 

Wednesday, Aug 26, 2020, 6-9 pm
Salsa Under the Stars Little Italy

(Cancelled Covid-19)

Manny Cepeda Orch Quartet (J)
Little Italy Piazza della Famiglia 
555 Date St. San Diego, CA 92101

Thursday, Aug 27, 2020, 9pm-1am Latin Night at JIVe Lounge

(Cancelled Covid-19)

Manny Cepeda Orchestra Sextet 14145 Campo Rd, Jamul, CA 91935.

Saturday, Aug 29, 2020, 7pm-Mid

Havana Nights at #1 5th, Hillcrest!

(Cancelled Covid-19)

The Manny Cepeda Orch Trio!
3845 5th Ave. S. Diego, CA 92103. 

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

Andy Fraguela Bongos - Panama

Kiko Jimenez Conga - Puerto Rico

Derek Cannon US - Trumpet

Billy Edwall US - Trumpet

Xavier Quintero US - Trombone

Patricia Evans US - Trombone

April Leslie US - Baritone Sax

Zoraida Tinker Cuba - 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.

"Cancelled for August 12" our next
Salsa Under the Stars at Carnitas Snack Shack from 6-9 pm. 1004 N Harbor Dr, San Diego, CA 92101.

"Cancelled for August 21" our next monthly Salsa Under the Stars at Seaport from 6-9 pm. 789 West Harbor Drive, San Diego, CA 92101. Don't forget your dancing shoes!

​​"Cancelled for August 26" our next Salsa Under the Stars in Little Italy. It is a blast so you must come and enjoy more dancing with yours truly MCO!!!