New Years Eve at Guanabanas


Guanabanas Rings in 2017 with Live Music by Moska Project  and The Ellemeno Beat

Reggae / ska and Latin reggae rock usher in the New Year at the Jupiter venue known for both styles

Jupiter, FL – December 8, 2016 – One of North Palm Beach County’s busiest and most well-known live music locales and eateries is hosting a New Year’s Eve bash featuring two of the area’s premiere groups. Guanabanas Island Restaurant & Bar is presenting Moska Project and The Ellemeno Beat on Saturday, December 31st, beginning at 9 p.m. There is no cover charge to attend; 21 and over are welcome.

Guanabanas features live music several times a week, for happy hour and during the evening. Their monthly Noche Latina, now in its second year, features some of the finest local, regional and international Latin music groups. The venue also hosts occasional charitable events with a musical tie-in called “Giveback Thursdays”, which has raised tens of thousands of dollars for area non-profit organizations and families in need.

“It’s only fitting to end the year and begin a new one with a lineup that best represents what we are all about as a live music venue,” says Talent Buyer Matt Cahur. “Moska Project are regulars here at Guanabanas, and their infectious and danceable progressive Latin rock sound is perfect for this occasion. The Ellemeno Beat will drench fans with their island-flavored surf rock energy. They are another mainstay here and fans always enjoy their surf party vibe.”

Moska Project’s style is a blend of Latin rock and reggae enhanced by guitar and saxophone jams. Moska’s organic sound and melodic tunes make them a favorite for audiences of all ages and backgrounds. They list Gipsy Kings, Cultura Profetica, G. Love, Ben Harper, Bob Marley, Cake, Coldplay, and The Doors among their influences. They issued a fourth release album in 2016, appropriately titled Cuatro, their first as a sextet.

The Ellameno Beat has spent the better part of this year playing shows throughout the eastern part of the U.S. Notably, the opened for reggae legends Steel Pulse at the Orlando House of Blues last month. The surf-crazed six-piece band, which song titles such as “6 Foot”, “ Pu in Sai” and “Too Deep”, released the five-song EP Party Wave in 2015.

Guanabanas is located at 960 North Highway A1A Jupiter, FL 33477. For more information, please visit or call 561.747.8878.



Guanabanas is an open air restaurant and bar with woven tiki huts and banyan trees towering overhead and hand-chiseled coquina stone pathways underfoot. The team maintains a laid-back, island atmosphere where everyone is welcome. The award-winning menu features a fusion of Mexican, fresh Florida seafood and traditional fare; a breakfast menu is available Saturdays and Sundays. Guanabanas offers a custom catering menu and signature cocktails. Executive Chef Vinny Trupia oversees the culinary operations there.

The establishment hosts recurring “Give Back Thursdays” to help the needs of the local community organizations, partnering with willing companies to help drive donations and  money where needed, as well as giving away stage space to allow charities to showcase their cause. Past beneficiaries include the Surfrider Foundation, Pink Purses, Martin Memorial Hospital, Haiti Relief Effort, Freedom Flight for WWII Vets by the Martin County Firefighters,Jupiter High Surf Team, Friends of Jupiter Beach, Vita Nova House, Furry Friends, and many others.

For more information, visit or call 561.747.8513.

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