A series of Concerts aimed at ending Neurofibromatosis

Jeff and Melody Leibow created the NF Hope Concerts in 2011 after their daughter, Emma, was diagnosed with Neurofibromatosis (or NF) at the age of nine months old. NF is a genetic disorder of the nervous system characterized by tumors that can grown on any nerve in the body at any time. Symptoms range in severity from benign to severe and include attention and learning issues, blindness, deafness, chronic pain, deformation, cancers and death. NF affects 1 in every 2,500 births making it more common than Cystic Fibrosis, hereditary Muscular Dystrophy, Huntington’s Disease and Tay Sachs combined.

The most challenging aspect for families living with NF is that there is currently no cure and no treatments, which means that the only thing we, as parents, can do is wait for something to happen and hope that it never does. For that reason, Jeff and Melody founded the NF Hope Concert in 2011 because neither of them wanted to just wait.

This concert is what they do for Emma and the 128,000 living with NF in the US alone, when in truth, there is very little they can do. The NF Hope Concerts, which started in Las Vegas, have now expanded into New York and Chicago, and 100% of the proceeds from all of them go to Neurofibromatosis Network, a nonprofit dedicated to helping individuals with NF.

Jeff Leibow

Jeff Leibow

Co-Founder NF Hope Concerts

Producer NF Hope Concerts

Stage actor known for his starring role
in the hit musical, JERSEY BOYS.

Melody Leibow

Melody Leibow


Co-Chair, Las Vegas NF Hope Concerts

Starring daily as Emma's supermom.

Emma Leibow

Emma, The Inspiration

The Inspiration

Loves Dance, Aerial and Rock Climbing

Her bravery inspires her parents
and everyone around her


Choose between Las Vegas, Chicago or New York!
Remember to book your tickets early!

NYC's 3rd Annual NF Hope Concert

New York

Monday 6 May 2019

Las Vegas' 9th Annual NF Hope Concert

Las Vegas

TBD October 2019

Chicago's 3rd Annual NF Hope Concert


Date: TBD


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Want to keep in touch?

 Las Vegas, Chicago, New York

 Phone: (630) 510-1115

 Email: info@nfhope.org

From The Blog

Jeff Leibow, Co-Founder, Producer & Director of Development

We are excited to be returning to Chicago, the home of NF Network, for the second year! Looking forward to seeing all of you at Metropolis Performing Atrs Centre on April 7! Don't forget to grab your tickets before they sell out!