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Ray Starita And His Ambassadors Club Band record Second-Hand Rose, My Man, I Was A Florodora Baby and Just An Hour Of Meditation, in London, UK, for Columbia Records.
Buddy Featherstonhaugh and the Radio Rhythm Club Sextet, with Vic Lewis on vocals, record Washboard Blues and Woo Woo for HMV Records in London, UK.
Pee Wee Erwin is playing at Nick's, New York City, USA.
Papa Celestin, The Basin Street Six, The Dukes Of Dixieland, Paul Barbarin's Jazz band, The George Lewis Ragtime Band, Billy Pierce and others, play at The New Orleans Jazz Club 1951 Annual Festival in The Municipal Auditorium, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA.
Ella Fitzgerald is playing during a week-long engagement at Birdland, New York City, USA.
Jazz clarinettist Mr. Acker Bilk plays at The Palm Court Jazz Club, Purley, England, UK, Europe.
Barbra Streisand continues with a month-long residency at The Caucus Club, Detroit, Michigan, USA.
Gerry And The Pacemakers play at The Cavern Club, Liverpool, England, UK, Europe.
Brook Benton plays the twenty-fourth night in a month of gigs at Robert's Show Bar, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.
Lloyd Price plays the seventh of ten nights at Sciolla's, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.
The Fourmost play an evening session at The Cavern Club, Liverpool, England, UK, Europe.
Little Esther Phillips and Jimmy Ricks play the second of two nights at Hines Farm Blues Club, Swanton, Ohio, USA.
The Yardbirds, with Eric Clapton on lead guitar, play at The Bromel Club, Bromley Court Hotel, Bromley, London, UK.
Vaughn Meader, and folk group The Au Go Go Singers (featuring two future Buffalo Springfield members, Stephen Stills and Richie Furay), play at The Cafe Au Go Go, Greenwich Village, New York City, USA.
Art Blakey And The Jazz Messengers play at McKie's Disc Jockey Lounge, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
The Who play at The Goldhawk Social Club, Shepherd's Bush, London, UK.
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Jazz pianist and vocalist Shirley Horn plays at The Madison Club, Baltimore, Maryland, USA.
The Beatles record their 1966 Fan Club Christmas Record - Pantomime : Everywhere It's Christmas – at the home of music publisher Dick James, New Oxford Street, London, UK.
The Blues Project play the first of four nights at The Matrix, San Francisco, California, USA.
Somebody's Children play at Gazzari's, 9039 Sunset Strip, Los Angeles, California, USA.
The Nitty Gritty Dirt Band plays the twelfth of thirteen nights at Doug Weston's Troubadour Club, Santa Monica Boulevard, Los Angeles, California, USA. Also on the bill is The Sunshine Company.
All-female Swedish band Rainy Day Women play at Hatchett's Playground, Piccadilly, London, England, UK, Europe.
Canned Heat are playing during four nights at Tempo City, New York City, USA.
The Dave Pell Octet plays at Donte's club, North Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA.
Tim Rose plays two gigs in one day. First is at The Marquee, Soho, London, England, UK, Europe. Second is at The Scotch of St James, also in London.
The Cryan Shames play at The Jaguar Club, St. Charles, Illinois, USA.
The Mike Stuart Span play at The Cobweb, Hastings, Sussex, England, UK, Europe.
Jethro Tull play at Redcar Jazz Club in The Windsor Ballroom, Coatham Hotel, Redcar, England, UK, Europe.
Black Sabbath play at The Lafayette Club, Wolverhampton, UK, supported by Medicine Head. Radio 1 deejay John Peel subsequently claimed to have tried to sign them to his Dandelion label.
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Blondie play the second of two nights at CBGB's, New York City, USA.
The Love Of Life Orchestra plays at The Hot Club, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA, supported by The Stickmen.
Roger McGuinn, formerly of The Byrds, plays at Dingwalls, Camden, London, England, UK, Europe.
The Nightingales play at Peacocks, Birmingham, England, UK, Europe.
Eek-A-Mouse plays at The Cosmo Club, Leeds, England, UK, Europe, supported by Talisman.
Lost Loved Ones play at The Escape Club, Brighton, England, UK, Europe.
Musician Boz Scaggs opens a night club, Slim's, on 11th Street, San Francisco, California, USA. It will become a long-running and successful venue, often featuring blues, soul and jazz legends.
Whoville, The Promise and Fear Of Falling play at The Channel, Boston, Massachusetts, USA.
One fan is stabbed to death and three others are seriously injured at a Corrosion Of Conformity gig in the Masquerade Club, Tampa, Florida, USA.
Teddy Thompson plays at The Arc, Stockton, England, UK, Europe
Clap Your Hands Say Yeah play at The Cockpit, Leeds, England, UK, Europe.
Hip-hop crew Odd Future begin a 17-date tour at The Marquee Theater, Tempe, Arizona, USA.
Moxie Motive, Sunjacket, Volcanoes Make Islands and The Wild Family play at Metro, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
Blues guitar virtuoso Matt Schofield plays at The Haven Club, The Bullingdon, Oxford, UK.
Trivium play at The Chameleon Club, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, USA.
Sarah Michelle Gellar (best known as the star of tv series Buffy The Vampire Slayer), tweets her condolences on the death of Boy George. She has confused the still living Culture Club vocalist with the Wham! star George Michael, who actually has died.
The UK Subs play at The 100 Club, London, England, UK, Europe.
Earl Klugh plays at The Blue Note New York, New York City, USA.
Handsome Jack play at The Riot Room, Kansas City, Missouri, USA.
Don McLean plays at Yoshi's, Oakland, California, USA.