10 things to look forward to at Outside Lands 2017

It's time to party!

Outside Lands will return to Golden Gate Park for its 10th anniversary from August 11-13, with more than 70 epic acts gracing the festival's numerous stages. The 3-day music festival will be livestreamed on AOL.com and will feature performances from the hottest artists like Lorde, Metallica and more.

Ahead of the festival in the city by the bay -- make sure to pack a jacket! -- we've rounded up the top 10 things, including performances, to look forward to:

1. Lorde

The chart-topping songstress recently released her second studio album, Melodrama, in early June and the track list will definitely have you reminiscing of an old love. While there's no doubt the pop star will perform her hit single "Royals," we're excited to hear the 20-year-old's newer songs. Listen to Lorde's new album before the festival here.

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YUZAWA, JAPAN - JULY 30: Lorde performs onstage during Fuji Rock Festival 2017 on July 30, 2017 in Yuzawa, Japan. (Photo by Santiago Felipe/Getty Images)
ROSKILDE, DENMARK - JUNE 30: Lorde performs on stage at Roskilde Festival on June 30, 2017 in Roskilde, Denmark. (Photo by Joseph Okpako/Redferns)
GLASTONBURY, ENGLAND - JUNE 23: Lorde performs on day 2 of the Glastonbury Festival 2017 at Worthy Farm, Pilton on June 23, 2017 in Glastonbury, England. (Photo by Samir Hussein/Redferns)
NEUHAUSEN, GERMANY - JUNE 25: Lorde performs during the third day of the Southside festival on June 25, 2017 in Neuhausen, Germany. (Photo by Thomas Niedermueller/Redferns)
TORONTO, ON - JUNE 18: Lorde performs at the 2017 iHeartRADIO MuchMusic Video Awards at MuchMusic HQ on June 18, 2017 in Toronto, Canada. (Photo by George Pimentel/Getty Images,) on June 18, 2017 in Toronto, Canada. (Photo by GP Images/Getty Images,)
TORONTO, ON - JUNE 18: Lorde at the 2017 iHeartRADIO MuchMusic Video Awards at MuchMusic HQ on June 18, 2017 in Toronto, Canada. (Photo by GP Images/Getty Images,)
NEW YORK, NY - JUNE 16: Musician Lorde performs onstage in celebration of the release of her new album 'Melodrama' for SiriusXM at Bowery Ballroom on June 16, 2017 in New York City. Performance airs live on SiriusXM's Alt Nation channel. (Photo by Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images for SiriusXM)
NEW YORK, NY - JUNE 16: Musician Lorde poses backstage in celebration of the release of her new album 'Melodrama' for SiriusXM at Bowery Ballroom on June 16, 2017 in New York City. Performance airs live on SiriusXM's Alt Nation channel. (Photo by Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images for SiriusXM)
LATE NIGHT WITH SETH MEYERS -- Episode 552 -- Pictured: (l-r) Musical guest Lorde talks with host Seth Meyers during an interview on July 17, 2017 -- (Photo by: Lloyd Bishop/NBC/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images)
LATE NIGHT WITH SETH MEYERS -- Episode 552 -- Pictured: Musical guest Lorde performs on July 17, 2017 -- (Photo by: Lloyd Bishop/NBC/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images)
THE TONIGHT SHOW STARRING JIMMY FALLON -- Episode 0693 -- Pictured: Musical Guest Lorde performs 'Perfect Places' on June 15, 2017 -- (Photo by: Andrew Lipovsky/NBC/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images)
MANCHESTER, TN - JUNE 11: Singer Lorde performs onstage during the 2017 Bonnaroo Arts And Music Festival on June 11, 2017 in Manchester, Tennessee. (Photo by C Flanigan/WireImage)
MANCHESTER, TN - JUNE 11: Lorde performs during the 2017 Bonnaroo Arts and Music Festival on June 11, 2017 in Manchester, Tennessee. (Photo by Tim Mosenfelder/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - JUNE 02: Lorde performs onstage during 2017 Governors Ball Music Festival - Day 1 at Randall's Island on June 2, 2017 in New York City. (Photo by Noam Galai/WireImage)
NEW YORK, NY - JUNE 02: Jack Antonoff and Lorde perform during the 2017 Governors Ball Music Festival at Randall's Island on June 2, 2017 in New York City. (Photo by Taylor Hill/Getty Images for Governors Ball)
Lorde performs during 2017 Governors Ball Music Festival at Randall's Island on June 2, 2017 in New York City. / AFP PHOTO / ANGELA WEISS (Photo credit should read ANGELA WEISS/AFP/Getty Images)
HULL, ENGLAND - MAY 27: Lorde performs on Day 1 of BBC Radio 1's Big Weekend 2017 at Burton Constable Hall on May 27, 2017 in Hull, United Kingdom. (Photo by Jo Hale/FilmMagic)
LAS VEGAS, NV - MAY 21: Singer Lorde attends the 2017 Billboard Music Awards at T-Mobile Arena on May 21, 2017 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Gustavo Caballero/BBMA2017/Getty Images for dcp)
LAS VEGAS, NV - MAY 21: Recording artist Lorde (L) and Sonja Yelich attend the 2017 Billboard Music Awards at T-Mobile Arena on May 21, 2017 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Kevin Mazur/BBMA2017/Getty Images for dcp)
CARSON, CA - MAY 20: Singer Lorde performs during the 2017 KROQ Weenie Roast Y Fiesta at StubHub Center on May 20, 2017 in Carson, California. (Photo by C Flanigan/Getty Images)
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2. Solange Knowles

There's only one word to describe Solange -- fierce. Knowles proudly displayed her greatness with her first No. 1 album, A Seat At The Table, and we're not expecting anything less during her performance on the Outside Lands main stage. JAY-Z recently addressed the controversial Met Gala elevator incident in his new album 4:44, so we're hoping that Solange has something to say about it during her set.

3. Tove Lo

Just like her song suggests, Tove Lo is the ultimate "Cool Girl." The Swedish singer is responsible for a slew of party hits -- "Habits" and "Stay High" to name a few -- and her set will definitely turn into one giant party.

4. A Tribe Called Quest

The hip-hop group has performed at numerous music festivals all summer, including FYF Fest and Panorama, and they're ready to put on their best show yet at Outside Lands. ATCQ's style is easily recognized for their unique approach to rap music with its jazz-influenced soundscapes ("Can I Kick It?" anyone?!) ... so expect a good time!

5. Metallica

Undoubtedly one of the most legendary rock bands in history, Metallica will definitely bring the house down. Of course, we're excited for them to perform "Nothing Else Matters" -- because what else does matter?!

6. Gorillaz

It's not a party until the Gorillaz arrive! The English virtual band -- yes, you read that correctly -- will get you on your feet and dancing with their feel-good hit "Feel Good Inc." We expect them to perform a bunch of their other hits included "Clint Eastwood" and "DARE."

7. Vance Joy

We don't know what we love more -- Vance Joy's smile or his sexy voice. The Australian singer will have you swooning over his smooth acoustics while performing "Riptide." Is he the new John Mayer?!

8. The food ...

This year's festival will feature 78 restaurants with menus featuring some pretty delicious and Instagram-worthy dishes. Our favorites on the list? Marlowe, Boba Guys and Wise Sons should definitely top your list. Also, you can get the best friend chicken sandwich at Proposition Chicken. Just take a look at this:

Sundays are for sandwiches 💪 #propositionchicken

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9. ... and the booze

Even better than Outside Lands' food selection is the 40 wineries and 30 breweries on site. Six local bars -- Alembic, Homestead, Horsefeather, Trou Normand, Whitechapel and Pacific Cocktail Heaven -- will be setting up shop.

10. ... and of course -- the magic!

Yes, no weekend is complete without magic. Magic Castle's Jon Armstrong and his magician friends will be roaming the area performing magic.

Be sure to tune in HERE on AOL.com Friday, August 11-13 from 3:30-10:30 PM PST.

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