Music News

Iggy Azalea Cancels Great Escape Tour, Including Miami Concert

The Great Escape was planned. Then postponed. And now canceled.

After a breakout 2014, with the release of her debut full-length album, The New Classic, and monster summer hit “Fancy,” Iggy Azalea announced her first solo headlining tour, dubbed The Great Escape. It was set for 24 North American cities in 47 days through April and May 2015. As advertised, the Aussie rapper's “swagger was on super."

A few months ago, though, Azalea revealed the tour was being postponed "due to tour production delays.” Of course, she had also just had a celeb breakdown, lashing out at her haters and swearing off social media.

So it’s honestly no surprise that The Great Escape is getting canceled now. Especially considering Iggy’s fresh engagement to longtime boyfriend, Nick Young, the NBA player and sometimes rapper known as Swaggy P.

"As u may know, the tour is cancelled,” Azalea tweeted the other day. (Yes, she’s back on Twitter.) "I'm so sad and sorry to let my fans down...we'll be back out on the road when the next album is done."

Check below for a full list of Iggy Azalea’s canceled Great Escape dates.
Iggy Azalea's Great Escape Tour Dates
*Refunds are available at the point of purchase

September 18
Valley View Casino Center, San Diego, CA
September 20Save Mart Center, Fresno, CA
September 24 The Oracle Arena, Oakland, CA
September 25 Staples Center, Los Angeles, CA
September 29 Pepsi Center, Denver, CO
October 1 Target Center, Minneapolis, MN
October 2 Allstate Arena, Rosemont, IL
October 3 The Palace of Auburn Hills, Auburn Hills, MI
October 5 Verizon Center, Washington D.C.
October 6 TD Garden, Boston, MA
October 8 Air Canada Centre, Toronto, ON
October 10 Wells Fargo Center, Philadelphia, PA
October 11 Barclays Center, Brooklyn, NY
October 12 Prudential Center, Newark, NJ
October 15 Philips Arena, Atlanta, GA
October 17 AmericanAirlines Arena, Miami, FL
October 18 Amway Center, Orlando, FL
October 22 Toyota Center, Houston, TX
October 23 Frank Erwin Center, Austin, TX
October 24 American Airlines Center, Dallas, TX
October 27 Gila River Arena, Glendale, AZ

Iggy Azalea's The Great Escape 2015 Tour. Saturday, October 17. American Airlines Arena, 601 Biscayne Blvd., Miami. The show starts at 7:30 p.m. and tickets cost $36.50 to $66.50 plus fees via All ages. Call 786-777-1000 or visit
KEEP MIAMI NEW TIMES FREE... Since we started Miami New Times, it has been defined as the free, independent voice of Miami, and we'd like to keep it that way. With local media under siege, it's more important than ever for us to rally support behind funding our local journalism. You can help by participating in our "I Support" program, allowing us to keep offering readers access to our incisive coverage of local news, food and culture with no paywalls.
S. Pajot