NME Festival blog: Coachella co-owner donates $1m to Elton John AIDS Foundation


AEG chairman Philip Anschutz was previously accused of donating funds to anti-LGBTQ organisations.

The Elton John AIDS Foundation has announced that Philip Anschutz has donated $1million (£707,000) to support its LGBT fund.

Anschutz is Coachella‘s co-owner and the chairman of live music company, AEG (Anschutz Entertainment Group), the festival’s parent company.

Last year, Anschutz was accused of donating funds to groups who take a strong stance against LGBTQ and climate change issues.

He was found to have…



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