Bruce Aitken (born 1953 in Invercargill, New Zealand) is a Canadian rock and jazz drummer. Later in his career he also became a singer and songwriter.
Aitken began his career in New Zealand, performing with the band Rogers Dodgers and later Heathen Grace. He moved between Australia and New Zealand from the 1970s to the early 1990s as he continued his music career with various bands.
In 1998, Aitken moved to Canada and became a citizen there in 2003. He has since worked with several eastern Canadian artists such as John Campbelljohn, Gordie Sampson and J. P. Cormier. He has received multiple East Coast Music Award nominations, and produces the Cape Breton International Drum Festival.
Aitken was featured nationally on the television programme On The Road Again.He was the 2004 Music Nova Scotia Musician of the year, and inducted into the Southland, New Zealand Rock and Roll Hall Of Fame in 2008.
Aitken lives in Australia