PHOTOS: Highlights from opening week at the rodeo

Along with the nightly rodeo competition and concerts, crowds enjoyed the carnival, Livestock Show, endless shopping and, of course, the fabulous food.

RodeoHouston got off to a rousing start Tuesday with a sold-out concert by country superstar Garth Brooks.

Since then, tens of thousands of people have packed NRG Stadium for shows by Little Big Town and Blake Shelton. Rodeo newcomer Leon Bridges will take the stage Friday, which is Black Heritage Day.

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Along with the nightly rodeo competition and concerts, crowds enjoyed the carnival, Livestock Show, endless shopping and, of course, the fabulous food.

Here's a look at some of the highlights from week one:

PHOTOS: Rodeo cowboys in action!

PHOTOS: Garth Brooks rocks the rodeo!

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