|February 28, 2014|
Alexandria, LA – The National WWII Museum’s Victory Belles will be in Alexandria this weekend.
The Victory Belles are a charming vocal trio who travel the globe delighting audiences with their spirited performances, which feature dazzling costumes, audience interaction, and musical hits such as Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy, Don’t Sit Under the Apple Tree, and God Bless America, all sung in rich, three-part harmony.
The Belles will be riding with the Grand Marshal, Lt. Gen. (RT) Russel Honore, in the Hixson Autoplex Classic Cars & College Cheerleaders Parade Friday, Feb. 28 in downtown Alexandria.
Saturday, the Victory Belles will be making a visit to the VA Hospital in Pineville to visit in the nursing home and the main hospital. The ladies will be performing on stage at the Alexandria Zoo during the King Cake Cookie Party, which begins at 2 pm Saturday afternoon.
Created in 2009, today there are sixteen Victory Belles keeping America’s magical musical history alive with regular performances every Wednesday at the National WWII Museum’s Stage Door Canteen, as well as across the country and overseas. Recent notable performances include USO Service Salutes in Guam, Tokyo, Okinawa, and Hawaii; and they have sung the National Anthem three times at the Saints NFL football games with the last one nationally televised on NBC. They also perform with many of the United States Military Bands. The Victory Belles are proud to serve as ambassadors of The National WWII Museum and are honored to salute our nation’s veterans in song!