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

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

LAS VEGAS (June 2021) – In July, 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 July programs in The Underground follows.

 

Live Entertainment in The Underground Speakeasy

Date:  Friday, July 2: The Old Fashions

Saturday, July 3: Red Penny Arcade

Friday, July 9: Nieve Malandra

Friday, July 16: The Volsteads

Saturday, July 17: Colte Julian

Friday, July 23: Shaun DeGraff

Saturday, July 24: Amanda King

Friday, July 30: Nieve Malandra

Saturday, July 31: Shaun DeGraff

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.

 

  • The Old Fashions blend the best of the jazz and blues worlds with classics from Sinatra to Armstrong.
  • Red Penny Arcade is a dynamic musical quartet which delivers a huge range of popular music from every imaginable era and genre, set in a 1920-40s style.
  • Nieve Malandra mixes international styles with American jazz and The Great American Songbook, singing in five languages to appeal to exotic tastes.
  • The Volsteads, a trio, brings to life sounds of acoustic Depression-era blues.
  • 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.

 

National Mojito Day

Date: Available for a limited time starting Sunday, July 11.

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 choose their own mojito including flavors such as classic mint, raspberry and pineapple-jalapeño. Each mojito is crafted with Flor de Cana, lime, mint simple syrup, fresh mint leaves, soda water and topped accordingly.

 

Diplomático Rum Tasting: History With Every Sip

Date: Wednesday, July 14

Time: 8 p.m.

Location: The Underground Speakeasy and Distillery

Cost: $69 per person. Must be 21 years or older to participate.

Description:  Guests will experience the luxurious taste and exceptional quality of Diplomático’s field-to-bottle rum. Rum has performed a storied role in the history of the Americas, from pirates and navy rations to resourceful rumrunners during Prohibition.

 

Brand ambassador Pamela Mazzocco will lead guests through a fascinating exploration of Diplomático Rums. With 20 years of experience in the wine and spirits industry, Mazzocco is passionate about Diplomático’s products and mission. Paired with delectable light bites, explore the flavors and processes that sets Diplomático Rum apart.

 

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

 

National Daiquiri Day

Date: Available for a limited time starting Monday, July 19.

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 Daiquiri Day celebrated on July 19, guests can visit The Underground at The Mob Museum and enjoy the Habana Riviera named after Meyer Lansky’s hotel and casino in Cuba. This refreshing libation is made with 12-year-old Appleton, lime and simple syrup served in an Absinthe rinsed glass.

 

National Tequila Day

Date: Available for a limited time while supplies lasts starting Saturday, July 24.

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 per tequila cocktail

Description: The Underground at The Mob Museum invites guests to celebrate National Tequila Day with a selection of three tequila-inspired cocktails.

 

  • Cadillac Margarita

The history of the margarita is hazy, but you don’t need to understand its origin story to appreciate its appeal. In honor of Cinco de Mayo, enjoy a luxurious Cadillac Margarita made with Maestro Dobel Reposado tequila and Grand Marnier.

  • Paloma

Enjoy Cantera Negra Reposado in a refreshing and effervescent Paloma. Known as Mexico’s national aperitif, this cocktail’s combination of grapefruit, lime and soda will quench every thirst.

  • Anejo Old Fashioned

A reimagined classic. Enjoy an inventive modification of the old fashioned cocktail with aged tequila, agave and bitters.

 

Spend $75 and Receive a Complimentary Bottle of The Mob Museum’s Signature Moonshine

Date: Throughout the month of July.

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 in The Underground speakeasy on food and drinks 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,” one of National Geographic’s “Top 10 Things to Do in Las Vegas,” USA Today’s “Best Museum in Nevada” and No. 1 in the 2020 10Best Readers’ Choice travel awards for “Best Las Vegas Attraction” and one of its “12 Can’t Miss U.S. Museum Exhibits,” “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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