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, ​​April 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, April 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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April 2019 

Friday, April 5, 2019, 7-10:00 pm
El Comal Restaurant
"Manny Cepeda (Solo)!"
3946 Illinois Street, San Diego, CA 92104. For more information and reservations call: 619-294-8292.

Saturday, April 13, 2019, 10:45 pm
XO Bar Tropical Night
Manny Cepeda Orchestra Trio 
5522 El Cajon Blvd.(Behind the Casino), San Diego, CA 92115. For information call (619) 583-7662.

Sunday, April 14, 2019, 12:30 pm
70th Birthday Celebration
(Private Party)
Manny Cepeda Orchestra Duo
San Diego, CA 92103.

Friday, April 19, 2019, 6-9:00 pm
"Salsa Under the Stars (SUtS)"
"Manny Cepeda Orchestra Qrt!"
Headquarters at Seaport District
789 West Harbor Drive, San Diego, CA 92101. For more information please call: 619-235-4014 x3.

Saturday, April 20, 2019, 7:00 pm
Birthday Party Celebration
Manny Cepeda Orchestra Quintet
San Diego, CA 92109.

Monday, April 22, 2019, 7:30 pm
Helix Charter School Concert
Helix Jazz Ensemble and Grossmont Afro-Cuban Ensemble
4200 Lowell Street. La Mesa, CA 92942. Tickets Adults $10.00 and Students $5.00 - Click here for ticekts.

Wednesday, April 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, April 26, 2019, 7:00 pm
Musica en la Plaza
Manny Cepeda Orchestra Quartet
CA Center for the Arts, Escondido
340 N. Escondido Blvd. Escondido
CA 92025. For more information call 760-839-4186.

Saturday, April 27, 2019, 9:00 pm
#1 on 5th at Hillcrest Presents! 
Manny Cepeda Orchestra Trio!
Havana Nights at #1 5th, Hillcrest!
3845 5th Avenue, San Diego, CA 92103. For more information call: 619-299-1912.

Sunday, April 28, 2019, 1-4:00 pm

Liberty Public Market 

"Manny Cepeda Orchestra Duo"
2820 Historic Decatur Rd. SD CA
92106. For information call (619) 487-9346.

Monday, April 29, 2019, 6:30 pm 
"Salsa Under the Stars Grossmont" (Fundraiser for Music Students!)
MCO Full Orchestra (10 piece)!
Grossmont College Quad
8800 Grossmont College Drive
El Cajon, California 92020
For information call 619-644-7000.
Purchase tickets here!