Cities 97 has announced the track listing for it's Cities 97 Sampler Volume 27! This year's Sampler features 17 tracks recorded live in Cities 97's Studio C. 

The Cities 97 Sampler Volume 27 will go on sale exclusively at Greater Minneapolis/St. Paul metro Target stores on Tuesday, November 17th at 8am*. Additionally, a limited number of Samplers will be available for Friday, November 13th. 

The Cities 97 Sampler Volume 27 is only $22.97 each and new this year, $1 from every Sampler sold will go to Children's Hospitals and Clinics of Minnesota.

Proceeds from the Cities 97 Sampler Volume 27 will benefit Minnesota charities. This year's Sampler will generate nearly $660,000, bringing the all-time total raised to $12 million. 

In addition, Cities 97 will celebrate the release of Sampler Volume 27 with the Release party on Thursday, November 19th at Myth (3090 Southlawn Dr, St. Paul, MN) featuring performances by ZZ Ward, A Great Big World, Gavin James and The Score. This event is not open to the public, passes are only available by listening to Cities 97! Click here for more information.


The following artists donated their Studio C performances to make the Cities 97 Sampler Volume 27 possible:

01 | Rachel Platten - Fight Song
02 | Matt Hires - Hold You Up
03 | Vance Joy - Riptide
04 | ZZ Ward - Love 3X
05 | WALK THE MOON - Shut Up And Dance
06 | O.A.R. - Peace
07Andrew McMahon in the Wilderness - Cecilia and the Satellite
08Jamie Scott - Story Of My Life
09Colbie Caillat - Try
10Sheppard - Geronimo
11Elle King - Ex's & Oh's
12Mat Kearney - Billion
13Echosmith - Bright
14Nate Ruess - Great Big Storm
15Meiko - Be Mine
16Nick Fradiani - Beautiful Life
17 | Leona Lewis - Thunder


Last year, more than 60 Minnesota-based non-profits were recipients of Sampler proceeds. The list features organizations that help children, adults and animals in need, including Animal Humane Society, Faith's Lodge, Loaves and Fishes, Angel Foundation, YouthLink, Be The Match, Dress for Success and Tubman.


The Cities 97 Sampler Volume 27 is supported by: