O’Malley’s on Main Pub and Restaurant is Seal Beach’s premiere, authentic Irish pub. No attention to detail has been spared. From the interior woodwork of the bar, the booths and fireplace to our private courtyard’s wishing well, stone fireplace and mural of the Emerald Isle, the O’Malley’s experience will transport you to another time and place. Read More
Wakes, Weddings, Whatever! Is the rallying cry of The Whooligans, a high spirited and fun loving fixture on the Southern California Irish music scene for more than 15 years.
Established in 1999, at the legendary Limerick’s Pub on Naples Island in Long Beach. Their music is a wild mix of Irish and American pub favorites, high energy drinking songs, rousing sing-a- longs, grand romantic ballads, and comical and romantic original tunes, sure to get toes tapping, feet flying and elbows bending. Lead by actor and entertainer Ed Bell on vocals and tenor banjo, this self described “Iro-American Honky Tonk Band” is composed of Matt Brislawn on fiddle and mandolin and vocals, Matt Clatterbuck on guitar and vocals, Mark Clatterbuck on bass, and Dana Hass on drums and vocals.
Ed Bell, the Big Man in the center of the fray, is familiar to many as Bob Rooney, the character he played for many years on Fox Televisions' "Married with Children”. And to the younger set as Barney the Security Guard on Nickelodeon’s “The Amanda Show”. Ed as also appeared on screen in such major motion pictures as "Herbie, Fully Loaded”, “Water for Elephants”, with Harrison Ford in
"Air Force One", and as the Dancing Bartender in the Coen Brothers film, “Hail Ceasar!”. The release of their forth crowd pleasing album, “The Whooligans – 15 Years and Counting!” was welcomed last year with much acclaim.
So, join in the fun and always remember The Whooligans Code, “ Dance like nobody’s watchin’,
Sing like nobody’s listenin’, and Drink like somebody else is payin!” Fifteen years of Wakes, Weddings, Whatever! But…. Whoo’s Counting?!