A mid a flurry of cancellations of festivals and other concerts around the nation since the March 11 earthquake and tsunami disaster, there has been a growing number of domestic artists, labels and event organizers — both big and small — who are making use of their music to do what they can to aid a country in crisis.

Jack Johnson and Slash have each decided to abandon their Japan tours, and the Go!Fes and A-Fes, two music festivals scheduled for this month, have scrapped their annual efforts altogether. However, many in the domestic music scene have held out their hands — and voices — to the populace within days of the disasters that wrought havoc in the Tohoku and Kanto regions of Japan.

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