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Dave Matthews Band, Lady Gaga and More Stars Rock to Aid Haiti

Dave Matthews Band, Lady Gaga and More Stars Rock to Aid Haiti: "Photo: Kamm/AFP/Getty

It’s been a week since the tragic earthquake struck Haiti, and as the full scope of the tiny nation’s devastation continues to be revealed, musicians are ramping up efforts to bring relief and comfort to the disaster’s survivors. Here’s a rundown of the most recently announced benefit concerts, albums and fund-raising efforts:
• Dave Matthews Band, Slash, Lupe Fiasco, Peter Gabriel and more artists will contribute unreleased music to the Download to Donate to Haiti compilation, sponsored by Music For Relief, a charitable group founded Linkin Park, who are offering up their own unreleased track “Not Alone.” Borrowing from Radiohead’s In Rainbows model, fans can download the music for free, but 100 of all donations will benefit Haiti.
• In New York City, Patti Smith, the Swell Season, Rosanna Cash, Yo La Tengo and Vernon Reid & Corey Glover of Living Colour will perform during a four-night run o…