The Underground Features Live Music, Cocktails and More in Sept.

The Underground’s Life is Beautiful Cocktail. Photo Courtesy of The Mob Museum

In September, The Underground speakeasy and distillery insideThe 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 September programs in The Underground follows.

Live Entertainment in The Underground Speakeasy
Date:  Friday, Sept. 3: The Volsteads
           Saturday, Sept. 4: Colte Julian
           Friday, Sept. 10: Shaun DeGraff
           Saturday, Sept. 11: Colte Julian
           Friday, Sept. 17: Red Penny Arcade
           Saturday, Sept. 18: Amanda King
           Friday, Sept. 24: Nieve Malandra
           Saturday, Sept. 25: Colte Julian 
Time: 8 p.m. to midnight
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 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.
  • 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.
  • Amanda King combines the best of the jazz and cabaret worlds by applying her creative interpretation of the words, the music and the swing.
  • Nieve Malandra mixes international styles with American jazz and The Great American Songbook, singing in five languages to appeal to exotic tastes.

The Whiskey Club: Old Forester Whiskey Row Series
Date: Wednesday, Sept. 8
Time: 8 p.m.
Location: The Underground speakeasy and distillery 
Cost: $69 per person. Must be 21 years or older to participate.
Description: The Underground invites guests to join Brown-Forman brand ambassador Nick Polydoroff for The Mob Museum’s monthly curated whiskey tasting. This month, guests will experience the four bourbons that make up the Old Forester Whiskey Row series, including Old Forester 1870, 1897, 1920 and 1910. These distinct bourbon whiskeys were crafted to embody key moments in the history of the Old Forester distillery. Paired with delectable light bites, guests are invited to explore the history and flavors of Old Forester.

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

National Beer Lover’s Day
Date: Special available for a limited time from Sept. 6 to 12.
Time: Monday through Wednesday in The Underground from noon to 10 p.m. and Thursday through Sunday from noon to midnight.  
Cost: $2 off beers in The Underground.
Description: To celebrate National Beer Lover’s Day, guests visiting The Underground speakeasy will enjoy $2 discount when they whisper the password, “beer me.”

Life Is Beautiful – Beautiful Cocktail
Date: Available for a limited time from Sept. 17 to 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
Description: During the week of Life is Beautiful, celebrate with a Beautiful Cocktail. With chamomile-strawberry-infused moonshine, lemon, honey and egg whites, this pink-hued beauty will infuse a bit of sweetness into your life.

International Coffee Day
Date: Wednesday, September 29
Location: The Underground speakeasy and distillery and The Mob Museum concessions. 
Description: Guests visiting The Mob Museum on International Coffee Day can enjoy buy one cup and get the second cup of coffee for free at all concessions from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. as well as 20 percent off coffee cocktails in The Underground speakeasy all day. 

Old Forester Whisky Tasting Flight
Date: Through the month of September
Time: Available Monday through Wednesday in The Underground from noon to 10 p.m. and Thursday through Sunday from noon to midnight.  
LocationThe Underground speakeasy and distillery
Cost: $35
Description: The Underground invites guests to experience four bourbons crafted to represent key moments in the history of the Old Forester distillery. Each expression embodies a unique historical style.

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 September.
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.

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