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Luke Bryan at Houston Rodeo
Thursday’s show was a series of moments that illustrated why Bryan just earned his fourth spot on RodeoHouston’s top 20 all-time attendance list. © Michelle Watson/Catchlight Group
Luke Bryan at Houston Rodeo
Bryan continued to express his thanks through music, treating the crowd to a high spirited take on “Play It Again,” a tried and true chart topper from 2013’s Crash My Party. © Michelle Watson/Catchlight Group
Luke Bryan at Houston Rodeo
The show marked the fifth time Bryan has taken to the rotating stage to play for a RodeoHouston crowd. © Michelle Watson/Catchlight Group
Luke Bryan at Houston Rodeo
Luke Bryan kicked up his heels before the large RodeoHouston crowd. © Michelle Watson/Catchlight Group
Luke Bryan at Houston Rodeo
Bryan, winner of both ACM and CMA’s 2015 Entertainer of the Year award, couldn’t have been more grateful to be among so many supportive fans. Photo by Michelle Watson/Catchlight Group
Luke Bryan at Houston Rodeo
I bet you didn’t see a tribute to George Strait, the undisputed King of the Rodeo, coming.  © Michelle Watson/Catchlight Group