San Francisco-based Afro-Cuban ensemble Conjunto Céspedes‘ latest release, Vivito y Coleando (Alive and Kicking), skillfully mixes religious, folkloric, and commercial salsa, son, and mambo-based styles into a heady, rich blend. Originally a trio led by vocalist Gladys Céspedes, the troupe now uses horns, clave, violin, piano, bass, guitar, and sparkling voices to create a pulsing Caribbean wall of sound. At 8 p.m. at the Museum of Natural History’s Baird Auditorium, 10th & Constitution Ave. NW. $13-18. (202) 357-3030. (Steve Kiviat)