CIMARONS 2024: Franklyn Dunn - bass
Locksley Gichie - guitar
Michael Arkk - voice
Sonny Binns
Winston Reid (Reedy)
Lloyd 'Jah Bunny' Donaldson
Maurice Ellis
Carl Levy

Get ready to groove to the irresistible reggae beats and infectious melodies of the legendary ensemble, Cimarons!

With a legacy spanning decades, Cimarons have been the heartbeat of the reggae scene, captivating audiences worldwide with their soul-stirring music and unwavering commitment to spreading love and positivity through their tunes.

Founded in London in 1967 by a group of passionate Jamaican musicians including guitarist Locksley Gitchie, bassist Franklyn Dunn, and lead singer Winston Reedy, Cimarons quickly rose to prominence as pioneers of the reggae movement and the first reggae band in Europe.

Infusing their sound with elements of ska, rocksteady, and roots reggae, Cimarons created a distinctive and timeless sound that resonates across generations. Their music transcends boundaries, blending smooth harmonies, pulsating rhythms, and socially conscious lyrics that speak to the universal experiences of love, unity, and resilience.

Cimarons’ illustrious journey includes collaboration with reggae icons such as Bob Marley, (who was grateful to the Cimarons as his forerunners in Europe, Asia, Africa and the UK), Jimmy Cliff, Lee „Scratch” Perry and other legends of the genre. As part of this vibrant community of musicians, Cimarons contributed to the evolution of reggae music, leaving an indelible mark on the genre.

Today, the spirit of Cimarons lives on under the guidance of its band leaders: Locksley Gitchie and Franklyn Dunn. These seasoned musicians bring decades of experience, ensuring that the legacy of Cimarons continues to thrive in the ever-evolving landscape of reggae music.

Adding to the band’s dynamic lineup is new lead singer Michael Arkk, whose electrifying stage presence and soulful vocals have breathed new life into the Cimarons sound. With his powerful voice and magnetic charisma, Michael Arkk has seamlessly integrated into the band, infusing their performances with a renewed energy and vitality that captivates audiences wherever they go.

Cimarons have earned a reputation as one of the most dynamic and captivating live acts in the world of reggae music. With timeless hits like “Wake Up Jah Man”, “On The Rock”, “Reggae Rhapsody”, and “Ship Ahoy” Cimarons continue to inspire and uplift audiences with their infectious energy and unwavering commitment to spreading positive vibrations.

Join the movement and experience the magic of Cimarons as they continue to ignite souls and spread love through the power of reggae music. Whether you’re a lifelong fan or discovering their music for the first time, Cimarons invite you to join them on a journey of rhythm, melody, and unity that will leave you uplifted and inspired

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