US Navy Blue Angels to headline 59th annual Chicago Air and Water Show

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Tuesday, May 30, 2017
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The U.S. Navy Blue Angels perform over Lake Michigan during the Chicago Air and Water Show on Sunday, Aug. 19, 2012, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)

CHICAGO (WLS) -- The city of Chicago has announced that the US Navy Blue Angels and the Army's Golden Knights and Navy Lea Frogs parachute teams will headline the 59th annual Chicago Air and Water Show.

This year's show will take place August 19 and 20 along Chicago's lakefront.

Here on ABC-7, we're hosting an Air and Water Show Week with special features all week long. The popular lakefront event is always free for everyone.

Other acts confirmed for this year's show include: F-35 Heritage Flight, F-16, A-10, F-22, AV-8B Harrier, U.S Coast Guard MH-65 Dolphin Helicopter, C-130, AeroShell Aerobatic Team, Aerostars, American Airlines - 787, Bill Stein Airshows, Chicago Fire Department Helicopter Air/Sea Rescue, Firebirds Delta Team, Matt Chapman Airshows, Warbird Heritage Museum P-51 Mustang, Sean D. Tucker and Team Oracle, Susan Dacy in the Super Stearman Model 70 and the Warbird Heritage Museum Foundation: A-4 Skyhawk Jet Tac Demo

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