The Lemonheads perform at NME Awards USA

Evan Dando plays two tracks from their newly-crowned Classic Album

The LemonheadsEvan Dando celebrated his Classic Album award by performing an acoustic set at NME Awards USA at the El Rey Theatre in Los Angeles tonight (April 23).

The star played two tracks from his band’s revered record, 1992’s ‘It’s A Shame About Ray’, honoured on the evening. Dando played the title track and the fan favourite ‘My Drug Buddy’.

With the British NME Awards already a key event on the global music scene, this year marks the launch of the NME Awards in north America.

For more on the NME Awards USA, including the 2008 winners list, go to NME.COM/awardsusa.

Meanwhile, to watch a live stream from the ceremony head to NME’s Myspace page at