Welcome to the Heart of Folk Music in Northeast Kansas


SmFolk represents musicians and performers in the St. Mary’s area who specialize in traditional Irish & American entertainment.

Join our mailing list to be notified of upcoming events, attend or volunteer to host a house concert, connect with folk musicians, book musicians for your next event or attend a jam session.

Our musicians provide a rich diversity of acoustic sound for the St. Marys, Topeka and Manhattan, KS, communities. Available musicians and artists perform Irish step dance, banjo, guitar, vocals, percussion, Irish whistle, harp, story telling, accordion, Highland and Uilleann (Irish) bagpipes, hammered dulcimer, flute, fiddle and upright bass. Depending on your venue, we can arrange an appropriate traditional music session or performance.

If you’re not looking to arrange a performance, but would like to attend an upcoming event to learn more about folk music in Kansas, please email us to receive updates. It’s always lovely to see new faces to partake in the joys of folk music! If you’re an area folk musician, let’s network.

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