The Weeknd at Outside Lands 2018, by Dan DeSlover

The 11th annual edition of Outside Lands began Friday in San Francisco.

The Weeknd headlined the first night at Golden Gate Park, which will also see toplining performances from Florence + the Machine on Saturday and Janet Jackson closing it out on Sunday night.

Among those taking the stage on the first day were N.E.R.D, Carly Rae Jepsen, Billie Eilish, Father John Misty, Beck, Margo Price, Lauv, ODESZA, Mikky Ekko, Dermot Kennedy, Rex Orange County and more.

Saturday's performances include Pale Waves, Lizzo, Broken Social Scene, CHVRCHES, SOB x RBE, Bon Iver, Jamie xx, Whethan and Future.

We'll be covering the fest all weekend long, with more to come. Follow us on Instagram for updates and see Variance festival coverage for 2018 here.

Check out photos from day 1 of Outside Lands 2018 below.