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The Underground Features Live Music, Limited-Edition Cocktails and More in August

 

(The Underground offers Aperol Spritz to celebrate National Prosecco Day.
Photo Courtesy of The Mob Museum)

THE UNDERGROUND SPEAKEASY AT THE MOB MUSEUM FEATURES LIVE MUSIC, LIMITED-EDITION COCKTAILS AND MORE IN AUGUST 

In August, The Underground speakeasy and distillery inside The Mob Museum, the National Museum of Organized Crime and Law Enforcement, will offer a variety of cocktail specials and weekly live music. The full roster of August programs in The Underground follows.

Live Entertainment in The Underground Speakeasy
Date:  Friday, August 6: Amanda King
Saturday, August 7: Colte Julian
Friday, August 13: Nieve Malandra
Saturday, August 14: Shaun DeGraff
Friday, August 20: Shaun DeGraff
Saturday, August 21: Amanda King
Friday, August 27: Kai Brant
Saturday, August 28: Colte Julian
Time: 8 p.m. to 12 a.m.
Location: The Underground Speakeasy and Distillery
Cost: Free
Description: Revel in the sounds of the Jazz Age once more with music in The Underground speakeasy. Featuring a rotating roster of talented performing artists presented in an atmosphere surrounded by Prohibition-era artifacts, The Underground offers an immersive 1920s-inspired experience like none other.

  • Nieve Malandra mixes international styles with American jazz and The Great American Songbook, singing in five languages to appeal to exotic tastes.
  • Colte Julian captivates the audience with his dynamic performances on the piano along with unique renditions of classics.  
  • Shaun DeGraff plays re-imagined jazz influenced versions of modern popular songs. A true vintage jazz experience.
  • Amanda King combines the best of the jazz and cabaret worlds by applying her creative interpretation of the words, the music and the swing.
  • Kai Brant performs music of the 1910s to 1930s, accompanied by upright bass and stride piano.

The Whiskey Club: Kaiyō Japanese Whisky
Date: Wednesday, August 11
Time: 8 p.m.
Location: The Underground Speakeasy and Distillery
Cost: $75 per person. Must be 21 years or older to participate.
Description: The Underground invites guests to join Master Blender Jeffery Karlovitch for The Mob Museum’s monthly curated whiskey tasting. This month, guests will explore complex bottlings from Kaiyō Japanese Mizunara Oak Whisky. Spending up to three months aging at sea, the ocean’s changes in air pressure and temperature are said to enhance the spirit’s depth of flavor. Paired with chocolates from award-winning JMA Chocolates, visitors will experience the impact of Kaiyō’s unique ocean-maturation process.

Working with Kaiyō for more than a decade, Karlovitch holds experience with numerous major Japanese whisky brands. He was inducted into the Keeper of the Quaich, an exclusive society which recognizes those who make exceptional contributions to the whisky industry.

To reserve tickets, please call (702) 229-2713 or email sales@themobmuseum.org

National Prosecco Day
Date: Available for a limited time from August 13 to 20.
Time: Monday through Wednesday in The Underground from noon to 10 p.m. and Thursday through Sunday from noon to midnight.
Location: The Underground Speakeasy and Distillery
Cost: $12
Description: The Underground at The Mob Museum invites guests to enjoy National Prosecco Day with their choice of an Aperol Spritz made with Aperol, topped with soda and prosecco or a refreshing Bellini crafted with peach and prosecco.

National Rum Day
Date: Available for a limited time from August 16 to 23.
Time: Monday through Wednesday in The Underground from noon to 10 p.m. and Thursday through Sunday from noon to midnight.
Location: The Underground Speakeasy and Distillery
Cost: $12
Description: In honor of National Rum Day celebrated on August 16, guests can visit The Underground at The Mob Museum and enjoy a refreshing Mai Tai crafted with Flor de Caña, Brugal 1888, lime, orgeat and simple syrup.

Kayō Japanese Whisky Tasting Flight
Date: Through the month of August
Time: Available Monday through Wednesday in The Underground from noon to 10 p.m. and Thursday through Sunday from noon to midnight.
Location: The Underground Speakeasy and Distillery
Cost: $35
Description: The Underground invites guests to explore the unique blends and complex bottlings of Kaiyō Japanese Mizunara Oak Whisky. Each of the four blended whiskies offered in the flight spends up to three months at sea aging in Mizunara oak casks.

Happy Hour in The Underground
Date: Sunday through Thursday
Time: 5 to 7 p.m.
Location: The Underground Speakeasy and Distillery
Description: During happy hour, The Underground offers a $2 discount on all craft cocktails, draft beer and wine.

Spend $75 and Receive a Complimentary Bottle of The Mob Museum’s Signature Moonshine
Date: Throughout the month of August.
Time: Available Monday through Wednesday in The Underground from noon to 10 p.m. and Thursday through Sunday from noon to midnight.
Location: The Underground Speakeasy and Distillery
Cost: $75
Description: Guests who spend $75 or more on food and drinks in The Underground will take home a free bottle of 50mL signature moonshine. Some savvy bootleggers were successful at making moonshine that pleased the palate. The Mob Museum’s house-distilled moonshine follows in this tradition, as authentic as it can safely get.

For more information, please call (702) 229-2734 or visit themobmuseum.org.

ABOUT THE UNDERGROUND
The Underground is an immersive Prohibition history experiential exhibition, featuring a distillery, speakeasy and private VIP room located in the basement of The Mob Museum. Its custom-made, copper-pot still, dubbed “Virginia Still” after mobster Benjamin “Bugsy” Siegel’s notorious girlfriend Virginia Hill, has a capacity of 60 gallons and can serve up to 250 750-mL jars of moonshine per week. The Underground also brews and serves craft beer onsite. Artifacts from the 1920s and 1930s on display tell the intriguing story of the Prohibition era, which not only saw a proliferation of bootlegged booze and the meteoric growth of organized crime outfits, but also had a profound, lasting impact on society and culture. Complimentary entrance to The Underground is granted at the secret side entrance to visitors who know the correct password, which is published daily on Instagram Stories @MobMuseum_Underground.

ABOUT THE MOB MUSEUM|
The Mob Museum, the National Museum of Organized Crime and Law Enforcement, a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization, provides a world-class journey through true stories—from the birth of the Mob to today’s headlines. The Mob Museum offers a provocative, contemporary look at these topics through hundreds of artifacts and immersive storylines. Numerous interactive exhibits include a Crime Lab, Firearm Training Simulator and Organized Crime Today exhibit. The Museum is also home to The Underground, a Prohibition history exhibition featuring a speakeasy and distillery. The Mob Museum has accumulated numerous accolades, including being named one of TripAdvisor’s “Top 25 U.S. Museums;” one of Las Vegas Weekly’s “Twenty Greatest Attractions in Las Vegas History” and  “Best Museum” by its 2021 Readers’ Choice Awards; one of National Geographic’s “Top 10 Things to Do in Las Vegas;” USA Today’s “Best Museum in Nevada,” 10Best Readers’ Choice travel awards for “Best Las Vegas Attraction” in 2020, “Top Five Best History Museums in the United States” in 2021 and one of its “12 Can’t Miss U.S. Museum Exhibits;” named “A Must for Travelers” by The New York Times and one of “20 Places Every American Should See” by FOX News. The Museum is a two-time winner of the Mayor’s Urban Design Award for Historic Preservation and Adaptive Reuse and is accredited by the American Alliance of Museums. The Museum is open daily; visit the website for admission rates and operating hours. For more information, call (702) 229-2734, visit themobmuseum.org, or download the Museum’s free mobile app.

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