Former Toad the Wet Sprocket front man Glen Phillips and Nickel Creek will be joined by former Led Zeppelin bassist John Paul Jones as a special guest on electric bass and drummer Pete Thomas (Elvis C

Former Toad the Wet Sprocket front man Glen Phillips and Nickel Creek will be joined by former Led Zeppelin bassist John Paul Jones as a special guest on electric bass and drummer Pete Thomas (Elvis Costello & the Attractions) for a 14-date tour. The outing, billed as the Mutual Admiration Society, begins July 27 at the Moore Theatre in Seattle, and concludes Aug. 18-19 at the Birchmere in Alexandria, Va.

The tour supports the album "Mutual Admiration Society," which Phillips and Nickel Creek recorded with producer Ethan Johns. It will be released July 13 on Sugar Hill Records. The set features songs written and sung by Phillips, with accompaniment and other vocals from the Grammy-winning band.

Phillips is working on a solo album for Lost Highway Records. Nickel Creek is working on its third album for Sugar Hill Records, as well as individual solo projects

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