May 25, 2021



The Underground’s The Wry Moonshiner
(Photo Courtesy of The Mob Museum)


LAS VEGAS (May 2021) – In June, 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 to celebrate national days of recognition for popular distilled spirits, as well as live music performances on weekends.

The full roster of June programs in The Underground follows:

Live Entertainment
Date:  Friday, June 4: Nieve Malandra
Saturday, June 5:  Colte Julian
Saturday, June 12: Colte Julian
Friday, June 18: The Volsteds
Saturday, June 19: Shaun DeGraff
Saturday, June 26: The Old Fashions
Time: 8 p.m. to 12 a.m.
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 for a one-of-a-kind performance.
  • Colte Julian captivates the audience with dynamic piano performances and unique renditions of classic hits.  
  • The Volsteds are a trio who acoustically enlivens the sounds of the Depression-era blues.
  • Shaun DeGraff plays re-imagined jazz-influenced versions of modern popular songs.
  • The Old Fashions blend the best of jazz and blues with classics from Sinatra Armstrong and more.

National Moonshine Day
Date: Saturday, June 5
Time: Available 12 p.m. to 12 a.m.
Cost: $10
Description: In honor of National Moonshine Day celebrated on June 5, visit The Underground at The Mob Museum and enjoy The Wry Moonshiner made with Rittenhouse Rye, Cinn-City Moonshine, lemon, rosemary syrup, egg whites and a cinnamon dusting.

The Whiskey Club: Tasting with The Glenlivet Distillery
Date: Wednesday, June 9
Time: 8 p.m.
Cost: This is a sold-out event. To be added to the waitlist or to learn about the next monthly Whiskey Club event to be held on July 14, please contact the Museum at (702) 229-2713 or Must be 21 years or older to participate.
Description:  The Mob Museum hosts a specially curated whiskey tasting each month in The Underground Prohibition history exhibition. Attendees are invited to enjoy the variety of flavors presented in The Glenlivet Distillery’s scotch. Presenter Raul Faria from Pernod Ricard will walk guests through the distinctive notes of 15-, 18- and 21-year-old Glenlivet whiskeys as well as the Glenlivet Enigma.

World Gin Day
Date: Saturday, June 12
Time: Available 12 p.m. to 12 a.m.
Cost: $12
Description: In honor of World Gin Day on June 12, visit The Underground at The Mob Museum and enjoy the Rose & Lavender Aviation cocktail made with Bloom Rose, rose-infused simple syrup, Luxardo Maraschino, lemon, Barspoon Crème de Violette and a dash of lavender bitters.

National Bourbon Day
Date: Monday, June 14
Time: Available 12 p.m. to 10 p.m.
Cost: $12
Description: In honor of National Bourbon Day celebrated on June 14, The Underground at The Mob Museum will serve a New York Sour made with bourbon, lemon, simple syrup, egg whites and an aromatized red wine float.

Father’s Day Special
Date: Sunday, June 20
Time: Available 12 p.m. to 12 a.m.
Cost: $12
Description: Celebrate Father’s Day with a visit to The Underground at The Mob Museum and enjoy a New York-style Sazerac made with Rittenhouse Rye, Maison Rouge cognac, Absinthe, Peychaud Bitters and simple syrup.

Boiler Maker Special
Date: Sunday, June 20
Time: Available 12 p.m. to 12 a.m.
Cost: $10
Description: This month enjoy The Underground’s Boiler Maker Special including one pint of beer and one shot of house whiskey.

Spend $75 and Receive a Complimentary Bottle of The Mob Museum’s Signature Moonshine
Date: Throughout the month of June
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
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.

To ensure the safety of staff and visitors, all guests are required to wear face coverings. All personnel of The Mob Museum have a comprehensive public safety operational plan to follow which can be found here.

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

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.

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, or download the Museum’s free mobile app.


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