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The Underground Speakeasy At The Mob Museum Features Live Music, Limited-Edition Cocktails And More In May

 

 

 

 

 

Cinco de Mayo offerings at The Underground speakeasy and distillery.
Right: Spicy Mango Margarita. Left: Tequila and Mezcal tasting flight.
(Photo courtesy of The Mob Museum) 

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

 In May, 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 May programs in The Underground follows.

Live Entertainment in The Underground Speakeasy
Date and Time: 

  • Friday, May 6 from 8 p.m. to 12 a.m.: Red Penny Arcade
  • Sunday, May 8 from 7 p.m. to 11 p.m.: Colte Julian and The Sidecars
  • Friday, May 13 from 8 p.m. to 12 a.m.: Michael Ross Nugent
  • Saturday, May 14 from 8 p.m. to 12 a.m.: Dixie Flats
  • Sunday, May 15 from 7 p.m. to 11 p.m.: The Volsteads
  • Friday, May 20 from 8 p.m. to 12 a.m.: The Souvenairs
  • Saturday, May 21 from 8 p.m. to 12 a.m.: Amanda King and Her Prohibition Three
  • Sunday, May 22 from 7 p.m. to 11 p.m.: The Volsteads
  • Friday, May 27 from 8 p.m. to 12 a.m.: Shaun DeGraff
  • Saturday, May 28 from 8 p.m. to 12 a.m.: Nieve Malandra
  • Sunday, May 29 from 7 p.m. to 11 p.m.: Colte Julian and The Sidecars

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.

For more information on the lineup or updates regarding live entertainment, please click here.

Cinco de Mayo
Date: Tasting flight is available all month and the margarita is available from May 1 to 7
Time: Available Monday through Wednesday from noon to 10 p.m. and Thursday through Sunday from noon to midnight.
Cost: $35 for Tequila and Mezcal Tasting Flight; $12 for Spicy Mango Margarita.
Location: The Underground speakeasy and distillery
Description: In celebration of Cinco de Mayo, guests can enjoy distinctive beverage offerings in The Underground.

The Tequila and Mezcal Tasting Flight features Mexico’s national spirits. Distilled from the agave plant, tequila and mezcal undergo differing production methods and regional variations, leading to vastly different flavor profiles. From smooth to smoky and earthy to oaky, experience the complexity with this flight of four spirits.

The Spicy Mango Margarita is prepared with the choice of Dos Hombres Mezcal or Reposado tequila as well as Ancho Reyes Chile Liqueur, habanero agave nectar, Firewater bitters, mango puree and a Tajin rim.

National Mimosa Day
Date: May 16 to 22
Time: Available Monday through Wednesday from noon to 10 p.m. and Thursday through Sunday from noon to midnight.
Location: The Underground speakeasy and distillery
Cost: $12
Description: The Buck’s Fizz cocktail, served in Buck’s Club in London in 1921, became the inspiration for the mimosa. The Underground invites visitors to celebrate National Mimosa Day from May 16 to 22 with their own version of this classic cocktail in three different flavors: pomegranate, blood orange and guava.

World Whiskey Day
Date: May 21
Time: Noon to midnight
Location: The Underground speakeasy and distillery
Cost: $12 each
Description: Whiskey made it through the American Prohibition thanks to a loophole allowing it to be utilized as a medicinal product. Today, it is a historic and well-loved spirit around the world. Guests are invited to celebrate World Whiskey Day in The Underground with top-shelf whiskey cocktails such as The Underground Old Fashioned, made with bourbon, vanilla bean, brown sugar, and bitters cleverly served inside of a book, as well as The Marlow, crafted with bourbon, sherry, blackberry, lemon, and rosemary.

National Mint Julep Day
Date: May 27 to 30
Time: Available Friday through Sunday from noon to midnight and Monday from noon to 10 p.m.
Location: The Underground speakeasy and distillery
Cost: $12
Description: Mint juleps have been associated with the Kentucky Derby and the month of May since 1938. In honor of National Mint Julep Day, guests are invited to visit The Underground and select their own Mint Julep flavor, including peach, strawberry, and mint chocolate.

New Passionfruit Hibiscus Giggle Water
Date: Available now
Time: Available Monday through Wednesday from noon to 10 p.m. and Thursday through Sunday from noon to midnight.
Cost: $14
Location: The Underground speakeasy and distillery
Description: Giggle Water was one nickname for illegal alcohol. The speakeasy is now offering a brand-new Passionfruit Hibiscus Giggle Water crafted with hibiscus-infused vodka, passion fruit puree, Lillet Blanc, lemon juice and simple syrup.

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.

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 2021, “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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