Established in 1958, the Hard Hat Lounge is Las Vegas’ oldest continually operated tavern. Its back bar features a mural painted by artist Frank Bowers, who allegedly created the artwork in 1962 while on a bender and in need of money for food and lodging.
WHERE: Hard Hat Lounge
1675 Industrial Road
Las Vegas, NV 89102
WHEN: Friday, Sept. 6 from 10 p.m. until the party stops
OTHER: Located in downtown Las Vegas, Hard Hat Lounge is part of the emerging Gateway District, which also includes Downtown Spaces, a recently revived 1960s office building that is home to a collection of art galleries, studios and workspaces for creative professionals, including G.E.M. Artistry, Square Shooting photography studio, Wasteland Gallery, Naked City Audio, Las Vegas Burlesque Classes, and many others.