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​​"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

Billy Edwall US - Trumpet

Xavier Quintero US - Trombone

Patricia Evans US - Trombone

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.

Friday, September 20, 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, September 25, 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!!!

September 2019 

Tuesday, Sept 3, 2019, 5:00 pm
Taco Night Liberty Public Market 
Manny Cepeda Orchestra Duo (K)
2820 Historic Decatur Rd. 
San Diego, California 92106. For more information (619) 487-9346.

Friday, Sept 6, 2019, 6:00 pm
El Comal Restaurant
"Manny Cepeda (Solo)!"
3946 Illinois Street, San Diego, CA 92104. For more information and reservations call 619-294-8292.

Sunday, Sept 15, 2019, 11:30 am 
Founders Day Old Town
Manny Cepeda Orchestra (Solo)
4002 Wallace Street
Old Town, San Diego 92110.

Friday, Sept 20, 2019, 6:00 pm
"Salsa Under the Stars (SUtS)" (A)
"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.

Saturday, Sept 21, 2019, 5:00 pm
Pace Setter Gala Fundraiser 
Manny Cepeda Orchestra Trio 
Orfila Vineyards, 13455 San Pasqual Rd. Escondido, CA 92025.

Wednesday, Sept 25, 2019, 6 pm
Salsa Under the Stars Little Italy
Manny Cepeda Orch Quartet (M)
Little Italy Piazza della Famiglia 
555 Date Street, San Diego, CA 92101. For more information call

619-233-3898 or click here!

Friday, Sept 27, 2019, 5:00 pm
Craftoberfest Liberty Public Mkt.
Manny Cepeda Orchestra (Solo)
2820 Historic Decatur Rd. San Diego, California 92106. For more
information call (619) 487-9346.

Saturday, Sept 28, 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