iHeartMedia Minneapolis announced today the debut of the new Cities 97.1 (KTCZ), Uniquely Twin Cities, effective immediately.

Cities 97.1 will broadcast an eclectic mix of Adult Alternative and Hot Adult Contemporary music including songs from artists which the station was instrumental in breaking over the years like Ed Sheeran, Coldplay, and John Mayer. The station will also include music from a variety of top artists such as Imagine Dragons, Maroon 5, Adele and Weezer. Additional programming will include Minneapolis singer-songwriter Keri Noble weekday mornings from 6 a.m. to 10 a.m. and Minneapolis local favorite Paul Fletcher on weekday afternoons from 2 p.m. to 7 p.m.

“We’re connected to the Twin Cities and we care about our community and the music we play,” said Rich Davis, Director of CHR Programming for iHeartMedia’s Western Great Lakes Region and Program Director for KDWB and Cities 97. “Cities 97 was born in 1984 and now reborn in 2018 and we’re thrilled to grow and continually evolve with our listeners and fans.”

Full Programming Lineup:
Keri Noble 6 a.m.-10 a.m.
Rich Davis 10 a.m. -2 p.m.
Paul Fletcher 2 p.m. -7 p.m.
Mollie Kendrick 7 p.m-12 a.m.