Dana Fuchs – Live at the Borderline, London *****

Dana Fuchs hit London’s Borderline hard with her compelling brand of gritty soul-tinged southern blues. Fuchs gave her everything in a performance showing what a powerhouse vocalist she is, prowling the stage with commanding stage presence. In the midst of a lengthy tour to promote her fourth album Love Lives On Fuchs was backed by an excellent six-piece band led by guitarist Jon Diamond, with keys, bass and drums augmented by trumpet and sax. “Let’s spend the evening together in the spirit of music and love” she said, opening with Ready To Rise. When Fuchs threw down her tambourine an audience member picked it up and started using … Continue reading Dana Fuchs – Live at the Borderline, London *****