First at Four: Country music artist Rick Monroe embraces his 'Gypsy Soul'

Country music artist Rick Monroe will release a new EP, Gypsy Soul, next month. Right now, he's touring the country promoting his new work.

He said the six-track project is more thoughtful than his earlier releases.

Fans can hear some of his new songs tonight, Friday, April 14, at Gibby's Dock & Dine in Carolina Beach.

Before his performance, Monroe stopped by the WECT News studios for WECT News First at Four.

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