Evan Dando

Born Mar 4, 1967

Evan Griffith Dando is an American musician, best known for fronting the alternative rock band The Lemonheads. He is the only original member left in the current Lemonheads line-up, having served as lead singer since the band's original formation in 1986. He was married to English fashion model Elizabeth Moses until separating in 2010.… Read More

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    East Windsor - Aug 31, 2012
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    Huffington Post - Jul 20, 2012
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    The Silver Tongue - Apr 22, 2012


Learn about the memorable moments in the evolution of Evan Dando.


1967 Birth Born on March 4, 1967.


1986 19 Years Old 1 More Event
In the fall of 1986, he enrolled at Skidmore College, but dropped out of the latter after getting low grades such as "four Fs and a D".


1990 23 Years Old Dando brought in David Ryan on drums, and the group signed with major label Atlantic/Warner, where it released the album Lovey in 1990. … Read More
During the group's touring in 1994, Dando befriended Oasis and appeared at some of their live shows.


1999 32 Years Old In 1999, he recorded a duet with Hatfield for the 1999 album, Return of the Grievous Angel: A Tribute to Gram Parsons. … Read More
2000 33 Years Old 1 More Event
In late 2000, Dando sang with the Blake Babies and played some acoustic shows with them. … Read More
2001 34 Years Old During an acoustic world tour in early 2001, Dando garnered renewed interest in his back catalog. … Read More
2003 36 Years Old In March 2003, Dando released the solo album, Baby I'm Bored, which reached the top 40 on the UK albums chart.
2004 37 Years Old In 2004, Dando performed as the lead vocalist for the band MC5 on a 41-show tour. … Read More


2008 41 Years Old On April 23, 2008 at the inaugural NME US Awards ceremony held at the El Rey in Los Angeles, Dando received a Classic Album award for It's A Shame About Ray, although Entertainment Weekly reported that he threw the award in the garbage offstage, and then returned to perform "Ray" and "My Drug Buddy".
2016 49 Years Old As of Fall 2016, Dando continues to perform as a solo artist.
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