Personal trainer Rudy Uribe runs Zak through a tough two-hour workout at least twice a week
Zak takes a mid-afternoon minute to relax at Starbucks on show days
Friend and musician Will Ness joins Zak regularly for songwriting sessions at Zak’s apartment.
Zak often grabs a light dinner before each show. This day it was Ahi tuna at Ruth’s Chris
Zak double checks his backstage closet in preparation for multiple costume changes.
Rory John Zak performs a variety of pop and rock ’n’ roll songs in The Carolina Opry’s Time Warp show.
Accompanied by long-time Opry star Gary Brown (left) and Opry musical director Kevin Hughes (right).
Regular rehearsals require Zak to learn new material on guitar and piano.
Eighteen-year-old Rory John Zak sings from the heart during six performances each week at The Carolina Opry.