Jailed Doherty Costs Party Organisers $140,000
Rocker PETE DOHERTY's recent jailing is set to cost a British event organiser $140,000 (GBP70,000).
The Babyshambles frontman was jailed for 14 weeks on Tuesday (08Apr08) for breaking probation and continued drug use.
Doherty has since been forced to cancel a string of performances, including GoBusker.com's UK Battle of the Bands.
And organiser Joe Lucas fears he will have to cancel his event after losing a small fortune due to the troubled musician's incarceration.
He says, "He's let us down. It's going to be a nightmare getting another headline name. We've spent a fortune on flyers, marketing and advertising with his name attached."
Doherty was also due to headline the Walkman Presents Spring Fling party in London on Thursday (10Apr08), with Razorlight frontman Johnny Borrell stepping in at the last minute to be his replacement.