The latest from songwriter Keith Bruce
  • The latest from songwriter Keith Bruce

Longtime Charleston songwriter and singer/guitarist Keith Bruce is known as a solo acoustic performer and ace lead guitar sit-in with various bar bands. He’s a strong studio cat as well.

Bruce recently independently released an eight-song album of funky originals and acoustic ballads titled Monkey Trap. He calls the set of originals “backyard party music.” Early spins suggest a gumbo of electric blues-rock and twangy Americana, with hints of reggae and New Orleans-styled soul and zydeco.

So far, Monkey Trap is available online at and iTunes, as well as at Hometown Bath & Body in Moncks Corner and select regional record shops.

Catch Bruce on Wednesdays at Iacofano’s in Mt. Pleasant and on Thursdays at Oscar’s Restaurant in Summerville.

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