Based out of Portland, Maine, A Severe Joy is the new electro-pop project of musician José Ayerve, formerly of indie rock band Spouse. On stage he wears a Batman-like mask as he plays his beat-heavy pop ballads. Though the music is vibrant and booming, it still retains a sentimental tone, as he often sings about love stories. Here he performs under Tukey’s Bridge in Portland. Thanks to Chelsea Dowd for audio assistance.
A Severe Joy’s self-titled album is his latest release.
Upcoming tour dates:
6/9 @ Nocturnem Draft Haus in Bangor, ME
6/16 @ The Basement in Northampton, MA
7/13 @ The Lompoc Cafe in Bar Harbor, ME
7/15 @ Three Tides in Belfast, ME
8/31 @ Rockit Room in San Francisco, CA
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