R&B superstar Jacquees at the Joliet store grand opening

JOLIET, IL — Antoine Matthews and his father Antoine Matthews Sr. opened their Nu Sole sportswear and sneaker store at 1009 West Jefferson Street in August, and this Saturday marks the local store’s biggest event – the grand opening gala will feature catering from the Tacanijo Food Truck, food from Jerk Flavors restaurant and a special appearance by R&B superstar Jacquees.

Jacquees has 5.2 million fans on Instagram. The American singer and songwriter from Decatur, Georgia signed with Cash Money Records and one of his most popular singles came out in 2018, “BED”

Jacquees is expected to arrive at Nu Sole around 4 p.m. and will be there for about an hour.

The grand opening gala of Saturnaty lasts all day. It starts at 10 a.m. and lasts until 10 p.m. Nu Sole will also raffle off some of their clothes as well as a pair of expensive sneakers.

Nu Sole, 1009 West Jefferson Street in Joliet, will have a 12 p.m. grand opening on Saturday, featuring the Tacanijo Food Truck, Jerk Flavors Jamaican Cuisine, raffles and a late afternoon appearance from R&B superstar Jacquees.John Ferak / Patch

Antoine Matthews Jr. told the Joliet Patch that he hopes “the whole town of Joliet comes out.”

“We want to establish a closer connection with the community,” he said.

One of the Nu Sole store managers, Leticia Casillas of Joliet, said that “we have a lot of our fall stuff. We just have a lot of new brands and we always get new stuff every day.”

The phone number for Nu Sole is 815-726-9329. Established in 2021, Nu Sole’s tagline is “Your Closet Away From Home”.

It is located in the same commercial plaza on Jefferson Street as the Louis’ Family Restaurant.

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