Tyler Halverson Delivers An Honest Storytelling Of The Western Way On New EP ‘Western Amerijuana (Part 1)’

Tyler Halverson country music
Tyler Halverson

The South Dakota native is riding the high of his Grand Ole Opry debut.

Last week, Tyler Halverson took to the historic stage in country music, checking off a milestone career mark. And now, Halverson is letting fans know that he is ramping up the music by dropping a new EP, Western Amerijuana (Part 1), via Atlantic Records.

Halverson is the real deal when it comes to country music. He intertwines the ways of rodeo and Western living into his storytelling, and this EP keeps that trajectory going, featuring previously released tracks like “Anybody But You” and “Takes 8” but also highlights two brand new singles, “Good Graces” and “Fly Over Me Angel.”

“Good Graces” hits the nail on the head for a farmer anthem. The authentic storytelling details hoping for rain, paying your dues at church on Sunday, and raising kids, hoping they stay out of trouble.

“‘Good Graces’ is one of those songs that came from conversation. I had asked an old guy at a bar once what he had been up to, and all he said was praying for rain. That rain waters his crops and livestock and lets him provide for his family. This one’s about the hard work, patience and prayers it takes to be a farmer and rancher.”

The melody highlights a simple acoustic guitar with the whine of a fiddle, almost taking listeners to church as he sings the lyrics that ring a message of hope that everything pans out the way it should.

“Just prayin’ for rain and God’s good graces
That His sun shine down on our faces
The devil make his dollar with them idle hands
So we keep ’em busy workin’, don’t give him a chance
This side of heaven, the only way we make it
Is prayin’ for rain and God’s good graces.”

The second new single, “Fly Over Me Angel,” is a moodier ballad about a broken man looking for an angel to help guide him out of the dark. The composition of this track is different from Halverson’s traditional acoustic twangers, but it showcases the evolution of his sound and highlights the same authentic songwriting from Halverson.

“Fly, fly over me
Help through the night, get me through the day
A little of your light would go a long, long way
Just fly over me

Tyler Halverson is making 2024 his banner year, and this EP notes that he is going to make sure that country music knows his name and his authentic sound. If this is what Halverson is throwing down in Part 1 of the EP, I can only imagine what is in store for Part 2.

This is your sign to check him out if you are not familiar already.

“Good Graces”

“Fly Over Me Angel”

“Tiffany Blue” 

Tyler Halverson Tour Dates:


19 – Durant, OK – Gilley’s Stage, Choctaw Casino
20 – Manhattan, KS – The Hat
25 – Lubbock, TX – Blue Light
26 – Stephenville, TX – Larry Joe Taylor’s Texas Music Festival †


4 – Indianola, IA – Spring Revelry †
11 – Sealy, TX – Cat Spring Hall *
17 – Raleigh, NC – Coastal Credit Union Music Park at Walnut Creek ^
18 – Bristow, VA – Jiffy Lube Live ^
30 – Nashville, TN – The Basement East *
31 – Chicago, IL – The Salt Shed Outdoors (Fairgrounds) #


8 – Deadwood, SD – Holiday Inn Resort Deadwood Mountain Grand **
14 – Los Angeles, CA – The Regent ^^
16 – Manchester, TN – Bonnaroo Music & Arts Festival †
21 – Helotes, TX – John T. Floore’s Country Store
29 – Midlothian, TX – Union 28


19 – Wichita, KS – The Cotillion ^^
27 – Harrington, DE – Delaware State Fairgrounds ##


2 – Isle of Palms, SC – The Windjammer ^^
3 – Isle of Palms, SC – The Windjammer ^^
10 – Norfolk, VA – The NorVa ^^
15 – St Louis, MO – The Factory ##
16 – Bonner Springs, KS – Azura Amphitheater ##

† Festival Appearance
* w/ Carson Jeffrey
^ w/ Hank Williams Jr.
# w/ Turnpike Troubadours and Lucero
** w/ Ian Munsick
^^ w/ Muscadine Bloodline
## w/ Turnpike Troubadours

A beer bottle on a dock



A beer bottle on a dock