Rick Sparkes + The Enablers perform at The Guild, Charlottetown, PEI, March 2024.

Rick Sparkes is an award-winning writer and musician based in Prince Edward Island, Canada. Along with his band The Enablers, he has released 3 full-length albums (2018's The Trouble with the Light, 2021's Pleasure in the Pathless Woods, and 2023's Picture Yourself in a Riot) for which he has received numerous awards and nominations through Music PEI and the East Coast Music Awards. In addition to his work with The Enablers, Sparkes released an album (Our Fires Fade to Candles Vol. 1) of sung poetry under the pseudonym HAZEN HALLS in 2022 that featured JUNO award-winning Tim Chaisson of The East Pointers and multi-ECMA winner Nathan Wiley. Rick Sparkes + The Enablers are expected to release their fourth album, There Is Nothing To Be Won but Distance, in late 2024.