PORTLAND, Maine (NEWS CENTER) -- The music plays on when distance and even death prevent beloved performers from singing in Maine.

In his weekly Rave 'N' Rage music report, Xander Nelson had details upcoming tribute concerts to Whitney Houston and Third Eye Blind, as well as a recap of a Tom Petty tribute.

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FRIDAY, NOV. 8

The Focus Group Presents: Santa BAEby
8 p.m. at Bangor Arts Exchange

An Evening with the Music of Whitney Houston
9 p.m. at Portland House of Music

Whitney Houston on stage on Feb. 5, 1987
Whitney Houston on stage on Feb. 5, 1987

SATURDAY, NOV. 9

The Dapper Gents
7 p.m. at Dirigo Brewing Company in Biddeford

Tribute 2: Third Eye Blind
10 p.m. at Empire in Portland

Stephan Jenkins of Third Eye Blind performs at Live 105's BFD 1997 at Shoreline Ampitheatre in Mountain View, California on June 13, 1997
Stephan Jenkins of Third Eye Blind performs at Live 105's BFD 1997 at Shoreline Ampitheatre in Mountain View, California on June 13, 1997