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Live Music

Live entertainment is showcased throughout our Campus of Life, including performances at Common Grounds Café, Mountain View Deck, Brickyard Terrace, Bornemann Theatre, and Central Park. Enjoy our varied entertainment while supporting the special needs community. Dates, location, and other details listed below.

To see schedule in calendar view, click here.

  • Jackson Wagner
    Jackson Wagner
    Thu, Apr 18
    Garden Veranda Patio
    Apr 18, 2024, 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM
    Garden Veranda Patio, 555 Deer Springs Rd, San Marcos, CA 92069, USA
    Apr 18, 2024, 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM
    Garden Veranda Patio, 555 Deer Springs Rd, San Marcos, CA 92069, USA
    Americana singer/songwriter from Long Beach Jackson Wagner returns to Common Grounds. He is currently based in San Diego and regularly performing originals and cover songs throughout Southern California.
  • Anthony Pellizzeri
    Anthony Pellizzeri
    Multiple Dates
    Fri, Apr 19
    Garden Veranda Patio
    Apr 19, 2024, 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM
    Garden Veranda Patio, 555 Deer Springs Rd, San Marcos, CA 92069, USA
    Apr 19, 2024, 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM
    Garden Veranda Patio, 555 Deer Springs Rd, San Marcos, CA 92069, USA
    Anthony Pellizzeri accompanied by Whiskey Train, entertain us monthly with his poetic originals, storytelling, folk and grass tunes, and Texas style country blues. It’s always fun, always interesting, and mildly amusing!
  • The Farrell Family
    The Farrell Family
    Sat, Apr 20
    Garden Veranda Patio
    Apr 20, 2024, 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM
    Garden Veranda Patio, 555 Deer Springs Rd, San Marcos, CA 92069, USA
    Apr 20, 2024, 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM
    Garden Veranda Patio, 555 Deer Springs Rd, San Marcos, CA 92069, USA
    Returning to Common Grounds, The Farrell Family Band has been performing together for almost 2 years. Jesse loves having his son and daughter up on stage with him. Their song line-up is influenced by Texas Country/Folk with some originals mixed in.
  • John Patrick
    John Patrick
    Thu, Apr 25
    Garden Veranda Patio
    Apr 25, 2024, 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM
    Garden Veranda Patio, 555 Deer Springs Rd, San Marcos, CA 92069, USA
    Apr 25, 2024, 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM
    Garden Veranda Patio, 555 Deer Springs Rd, San Marcos, CA 92069, USA
    John Patrick returns to Common Grounds bringing some rock, country and pop classics for your listening pleasure.
  • Bruce & Claudia (B&C)
    Bruce & Claudia (B&C)
    Multiple Dates
    Fri, Apr 26
    Garden Veranda Patio
    Apr 26, 2024, 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM
    Garden Veranda Patio, 555 Deer Springs Rd, San Marcos, CA 92069, USA
    Apr 26, 2024, 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM
    Garden Veranda Patio, 555 Deer Springs Rd, San Marcos, CA 92069, USA
    Pastor Bruce & Claudia De Soto perform at Common Grounds Café every 4th Friday of the month! Delivering originals and popular tunes, their effortless vocals, guitar mastery and diverse music repertoire will get you clapping and tapping!
  • Relic Ruckus
    Relic Ruckus
    Sat, Apr 27
    Garden Veranda Patio
    Apr 27, 2024, 5:00 PM – 8:00 PM
    Garden Veranda Patio, 555 Deer Springs Rd, San Marcos, CA 92069, USA
    Apr 27, 2024, 5:00 PM – 8:00 PM
    Garden Veranda Patio, 555 Deer Springs Rd, San Marcos, CA 92069, USA
    For more than a decade, Relic Ruckus has been the heartbeat of the timeless tunes from the 60s and 70s, breathing new life into beloved classics while also weaving in contemporary melodies with profound lyrics.
  • Coffee On The Moon Band
    Coffee On The Moon Band
    Fri, May 03
    Garden Veranda Patio
    May 03, 2024, 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM
    Garden Veranda Patio, 555 Deer Springs Rd, San Marcos, CA 92069, USA
    May 03, 2024, 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM
    Garden Veranda Patio, 555 Deer Springs Rd, San Marcos, CA 92069, USA
    Coffee on the Moon returns to Common Grounds! This quartet will entertain you with a unique instrumental line-up... guitars, bass, and alto and soprano saxophone. They have an inherent love for music and their shared joy is infectious in their performances.
  • Vic Moraga
    Vic Moraga
    Sat, May 04
    Garden Veranda Patio
    May 04, 2024, 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM
    Garden Veranda Patio, 555 Deer Springs Rd, San Marcos, CA 92069, USA
    May 04, 2024, 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM
    Garden Veranda Patio, 555 Deer Springs Rd, San Marcos, CA 92069, USA
    Vic Moraga returns to our Café to entertain us during our Cinco de Mayo brunch. His playlist will include Spanish and Latin tunes as well as an all genre repertoire of tunes from past to present, most styles, up tempo to easy listening. He loves taking requests!
  • The Heartland Rock Revue: Jesse Ray Smith & Ash Easton with Adin Boyer
    The Heartland Rock Revue: Jesse Ray Smith & Ash Easton with Adin Boyer
    Sat, May 04
    TERI Campus of Life | The Bornemann
    May 04, 2024, 7:30 PM – 10:00 PM
    TERI Campus of Life | The Bornemann, 555 Deer Springs Rd, San Marcos, CA 92069, USA
    May 04, 2024, 7:30 PM – 10:00 PM
    TERI Campus of Life | The Bornemann, 555 Deer Springs Rd, San Marcos, CA 92069, USA
    Get ready to celebrate in style at the Grand Opening Concert for The Walter J. and Betty C. Zable Foundation Performing Arts & Fine Arts Center, and The Cindy and James Bornemann Theatre for the Performing Arts! 🎉
  • The Acoustic Alliance - Songwriters "in the round"
    The Acoustic Alliance - Songwriters "in the round"
    Sun, May 05
    TERI Campus of Life | The Bornemann
    May 05, 2024, 6:30 PM – 9:15 PM
    TERI Campus of Life | The Bornemann, 555 Deer Springs Rd, San Marcos, CA 92069, USA
    May 05, 2024, 6:30 PM – 9:15 PM
    TERI Campus of Life | The Bornemann, 555 Deer Springs Rd, San Marcos, CA 92069, USA
    Get ready to be blown away by the electrifying talent brought to you by ListenLocalRadio.com! 🎶 Presenting the one-of-a-kind Acoustic Alliance - Songwriters "in the round" event! 🌟 Join us on a sensational musical journey as we showcase not one, not two, but ten phenomenal local artists!
  • Straight No Chaser
    Straight No Chaser
    Multiple Dates
    Fri, May 10
    Garden Veranda Patio
    May 10, 2024, 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM
    Garden Veranda Patio, 555 Deer Springs Rd, San Marcos, CA 92069, USA
    May 10, 2024, 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM
    Garden Veranda Patio, 555 Deer Springs Rd, San Marcos, CA 92069, USA
    Straight No Chaser (formerly Nanoimo Jazz), a jazz group based in San Diego County, performs monthly at our Café during our Happy Hour from 5pm - 7pm. Dine al fresco as you enjoy music from the American Songbook, folk and roots!
  • TU-NER
    TU-NER
    Fri, May 10
    TERI Campus of Life | The Bornemann
    May 10, 2024, 8:00 PM – 10:00 PM
    TERI Campus of Life | The Bornemann, 555 Deer Springs Rd, San Marcos, CA 92069, USA
    May 10, 2024, 8:00 PM – 10:00 PM
    TERI Campus of Life | The Bornemann, 555 Deer Springs Rd, San Marcos, CA 92069, USA
    TU-NER consists of three extraordinary talents, brought together to create a musical journey unlike any other. Enter the realm of Tu-Ner, a new band formed by the convergence of drumming virtuoso Pat Mastelotto, touch guitar maestro Markus Reuter, and the Warr guitarist Trey Gunn.
  • Myron McKinley - Rebirth of the Cool
    Myron McKinley - Rebirth of the Cool
    Sat, May 18
    TERI Campus of Life | The Bornemann
    May 18, 2024, 8:00 PM – 10:00 PM
    TERI Campus of Life | The Bornemann, 555 Deer Springs Rd, San Marcos, CA 92069, USA
    May 18, 2024, 8:00 PM – 10:00 PM
    TERI Campus of Life | The Bornemann, 555 Deer Springs Rd, San Marcos, CA 92069, USA
    Enter an evening of sophistication and soul at the Bornemann Theatre. Concerts.Cafe presents Myron McKinley - Rebirth of the Cool, transporting you to the heyday of "cool jazz," where timeless allure meets modern song.
  • Carter Winter
    Carter Winter
    Sat, May 25
    TERI Campus of Life | The Bornemann
    May 25, 2024, 8:00 PM – 11:00 PM
    TERI Campus of Life | The Bornemann, 555 Deer Springs Rd, San Marcos, CA 92069, USA
    May 25, 2024, 8:00 PM – 11:00 PM
    TERI Campus of Life | The Bornemann, 555 Deer Springs Rd, San Marcos, CA 92069, USA
    Celebrate Memorial Day Weekend with a special country acoustic performance by Carter Winter and special guests.
  • John Patrick
    John Patrick
    Fri, May 31
    Garden Veranda Patio
    May 31, 2024, 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM
    Garden Veranda Patio, 555 Deer Springs Rd, San Marcos, CA 92069, USA
    May 31, 2024, 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM
    Garden Veranda Patio, 555 Deer Springs Rd, San Marcos, CA 92069, USA
    John Patrick returns to Common Grounds bringing some rock, country and pop classics for your listening pleasure.
  • Stevie Nicks Illusion - Tribute to Stevie Nicks & Fleetwood Mac
    Stevie Nicks Illusion - Tribute to Stevie Nicks & Fleetwood Mac
    Sat, Jun 08
    TERI Campus of Life | The Bornemann
    Jun 08, 2024, 8:00 PM – 11:00 PM
    TERI Campus of Life | The Bornemann, 555 Deer Springs Rd, San Marcos, CA 92069, USA
    Jun 08, 2024, 8:00 PM – 11:00 PM
    TERI Campus of Life | The Bornemann, 555 Deer Springs Rd, San Marcos, CA 92069, USA
    Stevie Nicks Illusion has been referred to as the most authentic sounding tribute to Fleetwood Mac to date! World Class musicianship combined with the chemistry and performance of all five band members is pure magic and all with no tracks.
  • Soft Machine
    Soft Machine
    Sat, Jun 15
    TERI Campus of Life | The Bornemann
    Jun 15, 2024, 8:00 PM – 10:00 PM
    TERI Campus of Life | The Bornemann, 555 Deer Springs Rd, San Marcos, CA 92069, USA
    Jun 15, 2024, 8:00 PM – 10:00 PM
    TERI Campus of Life | The Bornemann, 555 Deer Springs Rd, San Marcos, CA 92069, USA
    Presented by Concerts.Cafe, Soft Machine is one of the greatest UK Avant/jazz-rock bands of all time. Despite numerous lineup changes since the late 1960s, Soft Machine's enduring spirit of musical exploration allows them to effortlessly traverse genres.
  • Ticket To Ride - Tribute to The Beatles
    Ticket To Ride - Tribute to The Beatles
    Sat, Aug 03
    TERI Campus of Life | The Bornemann
    Aug 03, 2024, 8:00 PM – 11:00 PM
    TERI Campus of Life | The Bornemann, 555 Deer Springs Rd, San Marcos, CA 92069, USA
    Aug 03, 2024, 8:00 PM – 11:00 PM
    TERI Campus of Life | The Bornemann, 555 Deer Springs Rd, San Marcos, CA 92069, USA
    Join us for Ticket To Ride - Tribute to The Beatles at The Bornemann Theatre! Authentic costumes, instruments and precise note-for-note renditions of the greatest songs ever written best describes Ticket To Ride.

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