Events Organiser drags Mr Drew to court for a no-show after partial payment

Mr Drew

An Accra-based events organiser, Jamrok Bar and Event Center is seeking damages to the tune of GHC200,000 from Ghanaian artist Mr Drew and DJ Filter, for failing to perform at a scheduled event despite receiving partial payment.

The plaintiff in his suit claim that the artiste and the DJ did not show up at an event on Easter Monday after earlier arrangement and part payment of GHC15,000.

A Facebook post by the events organiser show that the suit against the duo was filed on April 15, 2024, at the Senchi District Court.

The plaintiff, Jamrock Bar and Event Center wants the court to order the recovery of GHC15,000 paid to Mr Drew and additional compensation for the full expenses of the event, totalling GHC36,511.

According to the suit sighted by 3news, the event organiser is also demanding damages to be paid citing significant harm to their reputation due to the artiste’s absence.

“In a suit filed on Monday, April 15, 2024, at the District Court at Senchi in the Asuogyaman District, Jamrok Bar and Event Center has sued Mr Drew and his DJ (DJ Filter) for the recovery of an amount of GHC15,000 they paid to Mr Drew to perform at an event on Easter Monday, which he, Mr Drew failed to honour.

A copy of the suit against Mr. Drew

“They are also pleading with the court to order Mr Drew to pay all the money they spent to organise the event, which amounts to GHC36,511. The organisers further claim that Mr Drew’s failure to show up for the event severely tarnished their image, and for that, they are demanding GHC200,000 as damages from Mr Drew,” the events centre shared on its official Facebook handle.

In addition, the plaintiff alleged that through its investigations it discovered a trend where several other event organisers have had similar encounters with Mr Drew.

The musician is yet to respond to the suit and the issues raised in the writ.


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