In 1980, the festival was held in Minneapolis, Minnesota and was called New Music America. From 1980 to 1990, the festival was held in a different U.S. (or Canadian) city each year:
A loose-knit group called the "New Music Alliance" oversaw the administration of the festival, but it was sponsored by different institutions and directed by different people in each city. In 1992, the festival was revived as a group of radio-broadcast concerts across the United States, and was called New Music Across America.
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